The Psychology of Serial Killers: Medical Serial Killers, 1st Edition

  • Sara L. Latta
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766072975
  • ISBN-13: 9780766072978
  • DDC: 364.152
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This text delves 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. Readers can also take a personality disorder self-assessment quiz to learn more about psychopathy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Power Seekers.
2: The Comfort-Oriented Hedonists.
3: The Lust- and Thrill-Oriented Hedonists.
4: The Treatment Serial Killers.
5: Conclusion.
Psychopathy Quiz.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.