Serial Murderers and their Victims

Criminal Justice

Quiz 3 :
Psycho-Genetics of Serial Murderers

Quiz 3 :
Psycho-Genetics of Serial Murderers

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The following was/were believed to be able to detect criminal predisposition by examining bumps and abnormalities on the surface of the skull.
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The role of _____ in violent crime is of growing importance in understanding the dynamics of the interactions among the forces of biology, psychological factors, and our environment.
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The hormone that inhibits the secretion of stomach acid and stimulates smooth muscle and acts as a neurotransmitter in brain functioning is known as:
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In their studies of homicide offenders, Virkkunen et al., and Linnoila et al., found that:
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Reiss and Roth found that:
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According to Eysenck the foundation for criminality is:
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This killer had subpar intelligence, suffered from kryptopyroluria, suffered multiple head trauma, was raised in a dysfunctional family, experienced sexual and physical abuse, had homosexual experiences at age 11, had sex with animals, and went on as an adult to kill female prostitutes.He sometimes returned to the crime scenes days later to mutilate the corpses and take trophies.
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According to Eysenck, which is more likely to be involved in antisocial behavior?
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In her study of psychopathology and mass murder, Souza found that most of these have a history of mental illness.
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Which can best be attributed to the term "insanity?"
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The essential inquiry involved when M'Naughten Rule is applied is:
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What percentage of all criminal cases uses the insanity defense?
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In ____the Supreme Court ruled that insanity may continue after the criminal act, and therefore the offender could be placed in a psychiatric facility until such time when he or she is determined to have recovered from his or her afflictions.
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The Brawner Rule intends to exclude _________from using the insanity defense.
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The 2000 DSM-IV defines this as "the presence of two or more distinct identities or personality states."
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Anxiety disorders include:
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A mental disorder or syndrome that is unintentionally caused in a patient by a clinician or practitioner is called:
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In dissociative amnesia:
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According to ______, the mind is constantly engaged in balancing the three-part personality structure of id, ego, and superego.
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Which dissociative disorder involves a person feeling detached from his/her mental processes of physical body?
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