The Resource Serial killers : the psychosocial development of humanitys worst offenders, by William M. Harmening, M.A., Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Benedictine University, Springfield, Illinois, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, (electronic resource/)

Serial killers : the psychosocial development of humanitys worst offenders, by William M. Harmening, M.A., Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Benedictine University, Springfield, Illinois, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, (electronic resource/)

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Serial killers : the psychosocial development of humanitys worst offenders
Title
Serial killers
Title remainder
the psychosocial development of humanitys worst offenders
Statement of responsibility
by William M. Harmening, M.A., Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Benedictine University, Springfield, Illinois, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois
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Language
eng
Summary
Whether it be Jack the Ripper in nineteenth-century England or Ted Bundy in 1970s America, the public has always been fascinated by the criminal offender type known as the serial killer. Professionals continue to speculate and develop new theories about their identity decades after their crimes ended. But what is it that causes such evilness in individuals that causes them to take an innocent life, not once but multiples times, and for no apparent reason beyond their own perverse psychological gratification? This fascinating book explores this question by looking at the psychosocial determinan
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/32019
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6515
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Serial killers : the psychosocial development of humanitys worst offenders, by William M. Harmening, M.A., Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Benedictine University, Springfield, Illinois, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, (electronic resource/)
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http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=880307
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Peering into the Mind of Evil -- 2. Where it All Begins -- The Role of Attachment in Infancy -- 3. Learning to Feel -- The Role of Moral Development in Early to Middle Childhood -- 4. Who Am I? -- The Role of Identity Formation During Adolescence (Part I) -- 5. Closing The Gap -- The Role of Identity Formation During Adolescence (Part II) -- 6. Criminal Beginnings -- A Killer Is Born -- 7. David Berkowitz: The Son of Sam -- An Ego-Directed Killer, Subtype: Deficient Sexual Self -- 8. Charles Manson -- An Ego-Directed Killer, Subtype: Deficient Social Self -- 9. Eric Rudolph: Gods Crusader -- An Ego-Directed Killer, Subtype: Hyper-Ideological Self -- 10. Theodore Ted Bundy: The Face Of Evil -- An Opportunistic Killer -- 11. Edmund Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer -- A Symbolic Killer -- 12. The Zodiac Killer -- A Lingering Mystery -- 13. Intervention Strategies -- Changing a Killers Course Before They Kill
Control code
ocn883391890
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
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Serial killers : the psychosocial development of humanitys worst offenders, by William M. Harmening, M.A., Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Benedictine University, Springfield, Illinois, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=880307
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Peering into the Mind of Evil -- 2. Where it All Begins -- The Role of Attachment in Infancy -- 3. Learning to Feel -- The Role of Moral Development in Early to Middle Childhood -- 4. Who Am I? -- The Role of Identity Formation During Adolescence (Part I) -- 5. Closing The Gap -- The Role of Identity Formation During Adolescence (Part II) -- 6. Criminal Beginnings -- A Killer Is Born -- 7. David Berkowitz: The Son of Sam -- An Ego-Directed Killer, Subtype: Deficient Sexual Self -- 8. Charles Manson -- An Ego-Directed Killer, Subtype: Deficient Social Self -- 9. Eric Rudolph: Gods Crusader -- An Ego-Directed Killer, Subtype: Hyper-Ideological Self -- 10. Theodore Ted Bundy: The Face Of Evil -- An Opportunistic Killer -- 11. Edmund Kemper: The Co-Ed Killer -- A Symbolic Killer -- 12. The Zodiac Killer -- A Lingering Mystery -- 13. Intervention Strategies -- Changing a Killers Course Before They Kill
Control code
ocn883391890
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote

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