Serial Murder

  • Christine M. SarteschiEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)


This chapter will provide a critical analysis of the scholarly literature concerning serial murder. Case studies and relevant critical thinking exercises will be provided. This chapter will also focus upon the prevalence of serial murder, theories and types, aspects of race and gender among offenders, victimology, a description of the biopsychosocial clinical picture of serial murderers, and psychopathy.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Severe Mental Illness Antisocial Personality Disorder Crime Scene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chatham UniversityPittsburghUSA

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