Drugs, Alcohol, Mental Health, and Crime
What are the effects of drugs, alcohol, and mental health
on the incidence of criminal behavior?
How does our society choose to address those effects?
What are the implications?
A Brief Ov
Crime is the result of chemical states,
physiological conditions and biological
The Process of Certifying
To Stand Trial in Adult
C IS OL
I SI ERN
Beirne, Piers and Messerschmidt, James W.
2006. Criminology 4th ed. Los Angeles:
Akers, Ronald I. and Sellers, Christi
I S C R I M I N A L B E H AV I O R J U S T A N O T H E R F O R M O F H U M A N
B E HAV I O R ?
What is behavior?
What is deviant behavior?
What is criminal behavior?
Are they same thing? Are they different?
Psychological Theories of Criminality
Crime is the result of the mind and
the thinking processes of the
The biological approach crime is the result of
chemical states, physiological conditions and
Sociological theories for
The social structure and social forces drive crime by
denying opportunities, especially in disorganized urban
areas, and by creating subcultures that tolerate crime.
Various Types of Theories
Chem. 3301 Homework Assignment #3
One mole of an ideal gas at 1.00 atm and 298K with CP,n=3.5R is put through the
following cycle: a) constant volume heating to twice its initial temperature; b)
reversible, adiabatic expansion back to its initial tempe
Applying theory to Curriculum
Relationship of Crime to
Post World War II
Since WW II people are more likely to be
away from their homes during the day
since more women are working
This creates less eyes and ears in the