Adam Lanza Case Study Criminal Psychology

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A case study of twenty year old, Adam Lanza, who committed a mass shooting in December 2012, killing twenty-seven people, including his mother, before shooting himself will be investigated. The psychological reasoning of Lanza in these unforgiving events can be effectively explained through a key psychological paradigm; trait theory. In order to formulate an educated reasoning for Lanzas’ actions particular focus on essential trait theory domains including, the big five model, Hans Eysenck’s theory of crime, and personality disorders will be explored. Selected criminal. On April 22, 1992 in New Hampshire, Adam Lanza was born to Nancy and Peter Lanza, who had only one other child, Ryan Lazna, who was six years Adams senior. Lanza initiated

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