Serial Murder: Modern Scientific Perspectives
Elliott Leyton, Linda Chafe
Ashgate, Dartmouth, 2000 - Social Science - 603 pages
Psychiatry held centre court in relation to studies into serial murder up to the 1980s. Since that time a more generalized and scholarly approach has been taken and this volume assesses current ways of researching and commenting upon serial murder.
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