Violent Cultural Factors and Serial Homicide by Males

  title={Violent Cultural Factors and Serial Homicide by Males},
  author={James Defronzo and Jane E. Prochnow},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={104 - 108}
Explaining the phenomenon of male serial homicide has usually been approached from a psychiatric perspective. However, recent integrative theory suggests that cultural factors may play a role in shaping the psychology of young males with particular psychiatric and possibly neurological vulnerabilities in such ways as to facilitate converting the motivation to kill into actual behavior. Present results indicated that 34–45% of the interstate variation in rates of serial killer activity could be… 

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