Criminal Psychology

Poor Young Men ' More Stigmatised Than Mentally Ill'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Young men from poor backgrounds who have committed petty crimes are stigmatised more than the mentally ill, according to new research. Young men fr...

The Psychology of Corpse Dismemberment - The Motivation Behind the Most Grotesque of Crimes

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

German police earlier this week were reported to have arrested Luka Rocco Magnotta, a former porn actor suspected of mailing severed body parts to Canadian political party offices, but in the meantime yet another series of grisly twists have emerged in this harrowing tale. Warning: this article contains explicit and disturbing content.

Inside the Mind of Anders Breivik - The Norwegian on Trial for Mass Murder

Ramón Spaaij | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK
Ramón Spaaij

The new psychiatric report on the mental state of suspected terrorist Anders Behring Breivik released two days ago ensures his sanity will be the key issue in the forthcoming Norway massacre trial. Have the psychiatrists made the correct diagnosis of Breivik?