Sex Roles, Criminality, and Psychopathology

  • Cathy Spatz Widom


A 65-year-old white woman applied to the state police for a gun permit. On her application she said she was an ordained minister, that she was being followed, and that she needed protection. Two weeks later, she shot and killed two elderly gentlemen, claiming that she “didn’t know what came over her.”


Criminal Justice Antisocial Behavior Personality Disorder Criminal Justice System Criminal Behavior 
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  • Cathy Spatz Widom
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  1. 1.Departments of Forensic Studies and PsychologyIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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