Another disorder relating to him is borderline. He had very unstable relationships, starting with his father-son affair. Also, his wife had divorced him and his relationships were short term and very meaningless. He was very impulsive with his actions and was unpredictable with his sexual behaviors, considering he managed to rape 33 people. John Gacy was organized, which shocked many on their psychoanalysis of the crazed killer.
As an example, Jeffrey Dahmer, also known as the cannibal killer, raped killed and dismembered seventeen men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Jeffrey was fascinated with animal corpses as a child. Jeffrey Dahmer parents are also note that he like to kill and torture animals, which started innocently enough with a bowl of tadpoles in the third
Psychopathic traits are often associated with criminal behavior. With this in mind, Moriwaki’s lack of emotions and psychopathic personality has lead to the murder of Kurose. In the ASPD Medical Report, there is a list of statements and all the answers are either true or false and it states, “The subject is prone to boredom. True… The subject needs to take risks to feel alive. True… The subject is not or would be proud of getting away with crimes.
He is portrayed as a mastermind in the cold-blooded killing of the Clutters family, a man with little respect for the lives of others, which can be seen through Dick’s expression before the murder of the Clutters when he converses Perry, “We’re gonna go in there and splatter those walls with hair” (Capote 234). This sudden tone shift enables Capote to depict Dick as a cruel and immoral character. Dick’s lack of empathy and concern for other people beside himself allow him to commit crimes without remorse, which is in contrast to Perry’s moral contemplation after each bad actions they committed. Moreover, Dick is represented as the true criminal with evident motives in murdering the Clutters, while Perry is seen as a vulnerable victim who depends on Dick for validation and acceptance, something in which Dick happily provides in order to manipulate Perry, as Capote writes, “Dick became convinced that Perry was that rarity, ‘a natural born killer,’—absolutely sane but conscienceless, and capable of dealing with or without motive, the coldest-blooded deathblows. It was Dick's theory that such a gift could, under his supervision, be profitably exploited” (Capote 205).
Perry has many sociopathic characteristics including, lack of moral responsibility or social conscience, erratic behavior, rage and anger, ability form a particular relationship to one person, crimes are usually spontaneous. Perry’s erratic spontaneous outbursts is what caused him to go through with the murders and slit Mr. Clutter’s throat which put him on the killing frenzy that ended the rest of the Clutters lives. Capote highlights Perry’s sociopathic tendencies by comparing them to that of Dicks Psychopathic tendencies which exemplifies how when put together they are at each others fault for the
As to say Stone’s study was not only based on the Kraft’s research but he also based it on 150 Serial Killers who manifested sadistic behaviors, out of those 150 serial killers 47.3% had committed more than 3 homicides with sexual acts. A perfect male example when dealing with sadism is David Parker Ray “Toy Box Killer”. Unfortunately he was raised in a broken home where he was repeatedly abused by his father who later abandoned him. By the age of 13 he began fantasizing about torturing women by using bondage and other sexual acts. As time progressed he would reach “orgasm when masturbating only by fantasizing murdering a women” (Stone, p.144), by the time he reached adulthood, he decide to build a torture chamber later known as the Toy Box.
The story made an unwanted turn of events when one of the main characters, Lennie, who had incredible strength but had a childish mind and personality, was accused of committing rape and murder. Not wanting Lennie to suffer on the hands of others, George shot Lennie, and Lennie died. Along with the death of Lennie, the dream of owning a ranch had also died because the purpose in having the ranch was for Lennie to have a better life, away from people who take advantage of his mental disability. The unexpected turn of events made the story striking and classic. The compelling story of two outsiders who are striving to find their own place in an unforgiving world is striking.
The question we all ask ourselves is, Why did Jack the ripper only kill woman? Well, according to Cornwell's theory, Walter Sickert went through rough times when he was a kid. He had to go through a series of painful operations for a fistula of the penis. All of this had scarred him for life and emotionally left him with a hatred towards women. What he went through as a kid can link to the reasons why Jack the ripper had such an obsession with killing woman who were prostitutes.
It is even harder to get a grip on if someone has never had to experience what it is like to feel that way. It is a war with yourself. Jeykll is a good person at heart, but when he drinks this drug, he turns into a monsterous being, an evil person hurting people around him, but mostly destroying himself. People have different ways of coping with their own or someone else’s addictions. I have had to do both, niether of them are easy, and are very confusing.
In Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho, Norman Bates is portrayed as a serial killer. It can be implied that due to Norman’s multiple killings, he’s both a bad person and a murderer; however, Norman Bates is innocent. Suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)- or multiple personality disorder- Norman’s uncontrollable and horrendous acts of murder are his cries for help. Norman’s lack of social interaction plays a grand role in his inability to properly interact with people. Moreover, in Norman’s twisted childhood, he depending strongly on his mother for “social interaction.”.