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The Psychopathology of Crime

Criminal Behavior as a Clinical Disorder

  • 1st Edition - October 1, 1993
  • Author: Adrian Raine
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 7 1 4 8 - 5

This book takes an uncompromising look at how we define psychopathology and makes the argument that criminal behavior can and perhaps should be considered a disorder. Presenting… Read more

The Psychopathology of Crime

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This book takes an uncompromising look at how we define psychopathology and makes the argument that criminal behavior can and perhaps should be considered a disorder. Presenting sociological, genetic, neurochemical, brain-imaging, and psychophysiological evidence, it discusses the basis for criminal behavior and suggests, contrary to popular belief, that such behavior may be more biologically determined than previously thought.