The research on psychological personality features and behavior of different serial sexual murderes’ types

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Abstract

The article focuses on the research on psychological personality features and behavior of different serial sexual murderers’ types. The issue highlights the importance of the researched problem for juridical psychology and law enforcement practice. The article also presents methodological and methodical basis for the research. It describes research tasks and hypothesis, empirical evidence. The article focuses on core research results and points out methodical development established on the basis of the research results to solve the tasks for law enforcement practice. The article highlights the range of factors determining the criminal aggression; it defines the categories of “clean” and “mixed” types of serial sexual murderers; the article sets up the character of how these factors influence on forming the motivation and the mechanisms for criminal aggression implementation among different types of serial sexual murderers; the article underlines the difference of the last ones based on the features of criminal and pre-criminal behavior and on the personality peculiarities; the issue reveals the signs-markers that typologically differentiate serial sexual murderers.

General Information

Keywords: typology of serial sexual murderers, criminogenic personality factors, motivation and mechanisms for criminal aggression implementation, psychological features of personality and behavior.

Journal rubric: Forensic and Clinical Psychology in Legal Context

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2019090104

For citation: Logunova O.A., Dvoryanchikov N.V. The research on psychological personality features and behavior of different serial sexual murderes’ types [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2019. Vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 54–70. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2019090104. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Olga A. Logunova, Senior researcher, Russian Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Zelenograd, Russia, e-mail: olga.logunova65@mail.ru

Nikolay V. Dvoryanchikov, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Dean, Faculty of Legal and Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1462-5469, e-mail: dvorian@gmail.com

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