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Module 1 Questions 710.1.3 (HARM, DANGEROUSNESS, AND WRONGDOING) 2. Profiles are often used to identify people likely to offend on future occasions. What profile might you employ to predict dangerousness? Profiles are often used to identify people likely to offend on future occasions. A profile one might employ to predict dangerousness is an individual who is triggers dangerous behaviors such as substance abuse, economic problems, work conflicts, and/or interpersonal difficulties. Other traits of predicting dangerousness may can include intellectual functioning, a lack of remorse, poor judgement, lack of insight and lack of any life plan. Several traits associated with criminal behavior are low verbal IQ, ADHD, impulsivity, irritability, low empathy, poor social and problem-solving skills. 3. Under what circumstances should someone eligible for punishment not be punished? Punishment may only be inflicted for wrongdoing. Harm often matters, we’re more concerned with the quality of an act—with someone’s orientation toward a result as he mentally guides his body; we’re only secondarily concerned with the results produced by an act. Acts intended to produce harm often do so. Therefore, punishment may only be imposed for wrongdoing (for acts
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