Serial Killers

Serial Killers

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by Joel Norris
     
 

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Through extensive research and interviews with five notorious serial killers, author Joel Norris demonstrates that serial killers have specific biological and genetic makeups that can be identified as early as five years of age.  A compelling read for both the curious layman and the concerned professional.See more details below

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Through extensive research and interviews with five notorious serial killers, author Joel Norris demonstrates that serial killers have specific biological and genetic makeups that can be identified as early as five years of age.  A compelling read for both the curious layman and the concerned professional.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Norris here interviews a number of killers and, citing studies suggesting that violence is a disease requiring medical intervention, ``calls for further research into the biological, psychological and social influences on serial murderers. He argues that the legal definition of insanity is inaccurate and that sociopathic multiple killers should be medically diagnosed and treated,'' observed PW. Photos. (Aug.)

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ISBN-13:
9780385263283
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/28/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
292,321
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.95(h) x 0.61(d)

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