• Psychology, Medicine
  • Published in Journal of forensic sciences 1996
  • DOI:10.1520/JFS14033J

The sexually sadistic serial killer.

@article{Warren1996TheSS,
  title={The sexually sadistic serial killer.},
  author={Janet I. Warren and Robert R. Hazelwood and P E Dietz},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          970-4
        }
}
This article explores characteristics and crime scene behavior of 20 sexually sadistic serial murderers. The pairing of character pathology with paraphilic arousal to the control and degradation of others is examined as it manifests itself in their murders. Commonalities across murders and across murderers are highlighted, i.e., the execution of murders that are well-planned, the use of preselected locations, captivity, a variety of painful sexual acts, sexual bondage, intentional torture, and… CONTINUE READING

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