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Sexual Homicide

Sexual Homicide The findings from this exploratory study are reported in terms of the descriptive background characteristics of 36 sexual murderers, their behaviors and experiences in connection with their developmental stages, and the central role of sadistic fantasy and critical cognitive structures that support the act of sexual murder. A five-phase motivational model is presented: (1) ineffective social environment, (2) formative events, (3) critical personal traits and cognitive mapping process, (4) action toward others and self, and (5) feedback filter. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Interpersonal Violence SAGE

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SAGE
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ISSN
0886-2605
eISSN
1552-6518
DOI
10.1177/088626086001003001
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Abstract

The findings from this exploratory study are reported in terms of the descriptive background characteristics of 36 sexual murderers, their behaviors and experiences in connection with their developmental stages, and the central role of sadistic fantasy and critical cognitive structures that support the act of sexual murder. A five-phase motivational model is presented: (1) ineffective social environment, (2) formative events, (3) critical personal traits and cognitive mapping process, (4) action toward others and self, and (5) feedback filter.

Journal

Journal of Interpersonal ViolenceSAGE

Published: Sep 1, 1986

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