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I wanted to post this up as a ‘re-blog’ because I think this makes some interesting points about this complex and controversial issue. Written by lincpsychuk this post examines the prevalence rates of offending among persons with Mental Illness from … Continue reading

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The Offender Profiling Series. 1 – What is Offender profiling?

Offender profiling is a subject of great controversy. It has been widely portrayed in film and TV and yet the realities of this process, and of its usefulness, are so often misunderstood. Profiling is not, as many would have you … Continue reading

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The Lazy Brain: Cognitive Limitations and Journey to Crime

In my last post I discussed the issue of cognitive limitation, the fact that our brain can only process so much information at once without being overloaded. This means that our brain is ‘miserly’ with it’s processing and uses a … Continue reading

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