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Final power point_psychopaths_-1

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  1. 1. Evelyne Hernandez CHHS302-03 Prof writing psychology About half of the crimes that are committed are from psychopaths User-Defined Placeholder Text
  2. 2. Professional interest <ul><li>Interest in the criminal psychology field </li></ul><ul><li>I want to help </li></ul><ul><li>If the environment plays a role </li></ul>
  3. 3. Critical Situation/Problem <ul><li>Represent 1% of total population, and make up for 25% of person inmates </li></ul><ul><li>80% will reoffend </li></ul><ul><li>1,382,012 violent crimes occurred nationwide in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>(2009, September). 2008 Crime in the United States. Retrieved from http://www2.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2008/data/table_10_ca.html </li></ul>
  4. 4. Rhetorical Timing <ul><li>Psychopaths are committing 50% of the crimes </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to treat the environment different with more respect </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is a psychopath <ul><li>Mental disorder, abnormal behavior </li></ul><ul><li>They share the same characteristic -superficial charm; egocentricity irresponsibility, lack of empathy, guilt,or remorse, pathological lying. </li></ul><ul><li>Stake holders- public, criminologist, psychologist, families, environment , officers, victims. </li></ul><ul><li>(2011). What is Psychopathy? Retrieved from http://law.jrank.org/pages/1884/Psychopathy-What-psychopathy.html </li></ul>
  6. 6. Four Major Sub Groups <ul><li>Distempered psychopaths- go into a rage faster, they are know to be the most violent since they are angered easily </li></ul><ul><li>Primary psychopaths-suffer from semantic aphasia </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary psychopaths- risk takers </li></ul><ul><li>(2004). The Nature of the Psychopath- An In- Depth Look at Psychopathy. SciNet Articles. 1-5. http://www.scinet.cc/articles/psychopathy/psychopath.html </li></ul>
  7. 7. Is it nature? <ul><li>When violent behavior is caused from a feature of the environment </li></ul><ul><li>parental rejection, childhood sexual and physical abuse, are major contributors. </li></ul><ul><li>(2004). The Nature of the Psychopath- An In- Depth Look at Psychopathy. SciNet Articles. 1-5. http://www.scinet.cc/articles/psychopathy/psychopath.html </li></ul>
  8. 8. Broken Windows Theory <ul><li>This theory states that maintaining and monitoring the environment in well cleaned prevents vandalism and serious crimes </li></ul><ul><li>This theory was introduced by Gorge L. Kelling </li></ul><ul><li>Gladwell, M. (2002). The Tipping Point. New, York, NY: Black Bay Books/ Little , Brown and Company. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fare Beaters Theory <ul><li>Fare-Beaters; people who avoid paying for their tickets and enter a public bus through the exit door. </li></ul><ul><li>Gladwell, M. (2002). The Tipping Point. New, York, NY: Black Bay Books/ Little , Brown and Company. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Bernhard Goetz <ul><li>He was affected by the broken windows theory, he shot four men in the subway due to his reaction to the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Gladwell, M. (2002). The Tipping Point. New, York, NY: Black Bay Books/ Little , Brown and Company. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ted Bundy <ul><li>Nov 24, 1946- Jan 24, 1989 </li></ul><ul><li>Muttered young women </li></ul><ul><li>Suspected to have over 100 victims </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in a normal home </li></ul><ul><li>Blamed his sexual pornography for his actions </li></ul><ul><li>Fisher, M,, & Fisher, K. ( 2010). Theodore Robert Bundy. Seize The Night. Retrieved from http://www.carpenoctem.tv/killers/bundy.html </li></ul>
  12. 12. Or is it Nurture? <ul><li>Modern brain imaging confirmed that the correlation between a criminal behavior is influence in the frontal and temporal lobes </li></ul><ul><li>The prefrontal cortex in psychopaths is less active than in a normal person </li></ul><ul><li>Aggressive behavior is caused by active amygdala </li></ul><ul><li>(2004). The Nature of the Psychopath- An In- Depth Look at Psychopathy. SciNet Articles. 1-5. http://www.scinet.cc/articles/psychopathy/psychopath.html </li></ul>
  13. 13. Robert Petere Trait <ul><li>Hes sexual satisfactions came from wearing women’s clothes and by making sexual assaults to young women </li></ul><ul><li>After his death it was discovered by the chromosome survey conducted at Pentridge Prison that he had an abnormal chromosome </li></ul>
  14. 14. Community Connection <ul><li>I would like if the Social and Community Service Agencies to look at my research. </li></ul><ul><li>It would help if they are more aware of the life's that children are experiencing at home </li></ul><ul><li>It would help to have stricter standards on how to keep the environment clean </li></ul>
  15. 15. References <ul><li>Gladwell, M. (2002). The Tipping Point. New, York, NY: Black Bay Books/ Little , Brown and Company. </li></ul><ul><li>Fisher, M,, & Fisher, K. ( 2010). Theodore Robert Bundy. Seize The Night. Retrieved from http://www.carpenoctem.tv/killers/bundy.html </li></ul><ul><li>Pitchford, I. (2001). The Origins of Violence: Is Psychopathy an Adaptation? Human Nature Review. 1: 28-36. http://www.human-nature.com/nibbs/01/psychopathy.html </li></ul><ul><li>(2009, September). 2008 Crime in the United States. Retrieved from http://www2.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2008/data/table_10_ca.html </li></ul><ul><li>(2004). The Nature of the Psychopath- An In- Depth Look at Psychopathy. SciNet Articles. 1-5. http://www.scinet.cc/articles/psychopathy/psychopath.html </li></ul><ul><li>(2011). What is Psychopathy? Retrieved from http://law.jrank.org/pages/1884/Psychopathy-What-psychopathy.html </li></ul>

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