ERIC Number: EJ489054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
The Serial Murderer's Motivations: An Interdisciplinary Review.
DeHart, Dana D.; Mahoney, John M.
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v29 n1 p29-45 1994
Defines serial killer as individual who murders two or more victims over an extended period of time, ranging from days to years, with the crimes often being sexually motivated. Reviews existing motivational theories of serial murder and proposes additional explications from range of disciplines. Presents suggestions for future research and encourages integrational approaches. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - General; Journal Articles
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