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crimchap5 - Dylan McBride 3/17/10 Ch. 5 Essay Questions 1....

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Dylan McBride 3/17/10 Ch. 5 Essay Questions 1. Assess Freud’s psychoanalytic approach to criminal behavior. Sigmund Freud makes many apparent observations that result in many possible criminal artifacts. His beliefs are sculpted from early childhood conflicts that continue throughout their life. This pattern creates the superego, the belief that past experiences create an inner desire or “guard against impulse”. This barrier interferes with morally acceptable behaviors. It becomes a motivation to live through this alias within the individual thus resulting in crime. 2. Describe the relationship between mental disorders and crime. The relationship between crime and mental disorders vary. Studies provide staggering results; it was believed that there wasn’t a link between mental side effects and those of the norm. That being said, recent studies prove those who are mentally affected have a higher probability to commit a crime. Schizophrenia is a main illness contributing to this case, and many other psychotic related illnesses are present in prison and jails today. It is reported that as much as 16 percent of inmates suffer from some sort of disability. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course CRIM 101 taught by Professor Schnurbush during the Spring '10 term at Tampa.

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crimchap5 - Dylan McBride 3/17/10 Ch. 5 Essay Questions 1....

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