The Psychology of Serial Killers

Age Level: 14–17  Grade Level: 9–12

"To address the needs and interests of students taking psychology, this unique series focuses on the factors that create, motivate, and, ultimately, often lead to the capture of serial killers. Each book contains profiles of up to 25 serial killers grouped into chapters by psychological type. Readers will learn how killers are diagnosed and classified, and whether it's possible to treat or cure them. " (ISBN: 978-0-7660-7433-0)

  • Examines the development of diagnosing, categorizing, and tracking one of the most macabre type of criminal
  • Personality disorder self-assessment quiz helps students learn more about psychopathy
  • Supports curriculum standards for psychology and abnormal psychology
  • Spring 2016
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    Cannibal Serial Killers

    Cannibal Serial Killers

    Nicki Peter Petrikowski
    From Albert Fish to Jeffery Dahmer, these cannibals represent the most horrific parts of the human psyche. This text provides psychology students with in-depth examinations by professionals of the factors that create, motivate, and often lead to the capture of these savage killers...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7282-4
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    Female Serial Killers

    Female Serial Killers

    Don Rauf
    From Lady Elizabeth Bathory to Bell Gunness to Aileen Wuornos, this book takes an in-depth approach to evaluating the life and crimes of some of the world’s most vicious women, who are grouped into chapters by psychological type...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7288-6
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    Historical Serial Killers

    Historical Serial Killers

    Don Rauf
    Containing profiles of several of the most famous serial killers throughout history such as Jack the Ripper and H. H. Holmes, this in-depth analysis of the killers’ minds, behavior, and actions will surely intrigue any psychology student...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7290-9
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    Medical Serial Killers

    Medical Serial Killers

    Sara L. Latta
    In-depth analysis and comprehensive text delve into the psychology of medical serial killers, such as Dr. Michael Swango and Dr. Harold Shipman, in order to examine their motives, behaviors, and methods...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7296-1
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    Modern-Day Serial Killers

    Modern-Day Serial Killers

    Don Rauf
    Ted Bundy, BTK, Lonnie Franklin Jr. (“the Grim Sleeper”), and Anthony Sowell (“the Cleveland Strangler”)—what made these men into serial killers? Examination by authorities and professionals has given some insight into the minds of these serial killers and others, and psychology students will learn about the most current psychoanalysis of these modern-day murderers...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7298-5
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