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Just as deadly : the psychology of female serial killers

Summary: "In this book, Dr. Marissa A. Harrison illustrates how female serial killers differ from their male counterparts and why society is so fascinated by their grisly crimes"--

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  • ISBN: 9781009158206
  • ISBN: 1009158201
  • ISBN: 9781009158183
  • Physical Description: print
    xix, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2023.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-287) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Case study: Amy Archer-Gilligan -- What is a serial killer? -- Case study: Kristen Gilbert -- Case study: Martha Patty Cannon -- Case study: Sharon Kinne -- Why are we interested in serial killers? -- Case study: Dana Sue Gray -- Case study: Belle Gunness -- The lives of female serial killers -- Case study: Dorothea Puente -- Case study: Jane Toppan -- Case study: Aileen Wuornos - Mental health and substance use among FSKs -- Case study: Martha Woods -- Case study: Marybeth Tinning -- Case study: Margie Barfield -- FSK crimes and outcomes -- Case study: Tammy Corbett -- Case study: Genene Jones -- Case study: Nannie Doss -- Case study: Kimberly Clark Saenz -- FSK motives and profile -- Case study revisited: Kristen Gilbert -- Case study: Judias Buenoano -- Case study: Rhonda Belle Martin -- Case study: Lydia Sherman -- Comparing FSKs and MSKs: backgrounds and mental illness -- Case study: Ed Gein -- Case study: John Wayne Gacy -- Comparing FSKs and MSKs: crimes and victims -- Case study: Robert Yates -- Case study: Jerome Brudos -- The Behavioral neuroscience of serial murder -- Case study: Joseph DeAngelo -- Psychosocial factors that make a serial murderer -- Case study revisited: Aileen Wuornos -- Case study: Ronal Dominique -- Case study: Dennis Rader -- Evolutionary and converging perspectives of serial murder -- Our understanding of serial killers evolves -- Case study: Reta Mays.
Subject: Women serial murderers
Women serial murderers Psychology
Women Psychology
Serial murderers
Women Psychology
Women serial murderers
Genre: Case studies.
True crime stories.

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Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Northwest Georgia Regional Library:
      Dalton-Whitfield Library
364.152 HARRISON, MARISSA ( Send Text)
31038001044653 DW-NONFIC Available

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