Psychopathy is an extremely dangerous personality disorder that has a controversial cause that deals with nature v nurture. Emotional manipulation is just as severe as physical abuse which is why dealing with a psychopath is so difficult. Anyone with psychopathic characteristics should be considered dangerous and certain repercussions should take place if treacherous thoughts are acted
And when the potential assailants of a crime were Black, US psychiatric and popular culture frequently blamed “Black Culture” or Black activist politics–not individual, disordered brains–for the threats such men imagined to pose” (2015, 244). It is great how the authors help shape the idea that it is obvious that the United States cultural tries to justify every crime and targets a certain group and labels them in order to control how the population thinks or sees a certain individual because they are not the “normal” American citizen. They help support this idea by providing evidence that shows it has been like this for years before now, it states in the article, “A number of historical documents suggest that racialized and gendered overtones also shaped 1960s-era associations between schizophrenia and gun violence in the United States” (Metzl & MacLeish 2015, 244). All of the supporting evidence helps explain why the society tends to assume that there is a certain type of person to look out for when it comes to crimes or gun-related
However drug usage constitutes an action which results in not only in the mental and physical harm upon the drug user but also the direct and indirect harm upon the surroundings of the drug user which further proves why soft paternalism would support the criminalisation of drug usage. Drug usage often directly and indirectly harms the following aspects of the drug user’s life; their marriage or personal relationships with other people, the stability of their family life, their financial issues which others may depend on as well as the law and order of a country (Medic8.com 2014). For example in the United States, approximately $50 billion is spent annually by the government in an attempt to curtail the use and collateral damage caused by illegal drugs (Ahmad 2004). This serves as evidence of indirect financial harm incurred upon non-drug user citizens who pay taxes to finance governmental expenditure so that the needs of all citizens are adequately provided for. However instead of the government spending additional money on education or infrastructure it is covering rehabilitation health and crime related costs which are caused by 9.4% of the American population whom are illegally abusing illicit drugs (Ahmad 2004).
That as long as society does not provide support and love the violence will continue in communities without these facilities. Finally, Most notably, they lead to negative emotions such as anger, frustration, depression, and fear and abusive can be a factor and the treatment from others can spike the interest of other concepts (SagePub.com,p1). The things that are implied in the youths everyday life or the events that have happened in front of them as negative cognition. These are the main reason why the crime is violence as other people look at it as labeling the violences to themselves. As well, one being taken care of or by other influences that any individual youth feels appreciated with.
The existence of violence and brutality phenomenon in humanistic history is sometimes opened or closed to public. One of the biggest agenda starting from this decade is a study about violence and its involved moral issues. Urgency and Importance of some study about violence and brutality may lead to people consideration that violence and brutality cannot be parted from life context. As what Sigmund Freud said in his thesis that people have tendency to do bad thing (thanatos), and realize well that some violence done by them may result to a more dangerous one in the
Introduction Sexual offenders usually cause great harm to the societal at large leading a high level of public concern. When a person commits a sex-related crime, he or she is referred as a sex offender. Different culture and legal jurisdiction have different meaning and understanding about what constitutes a sex crime. When determining what to do with a sex offender, when and how to do it and the reasons for doing that, should be considered carefully. Development, needs, levels of risk and functioning of such individuals should be taken into consideration.
Stigma of Mental Illness The stigma of mental illness has a staggering presence in American society. Stigma is “... a socio-cultural process by which members of marginalized groups are labeled by other people as abnormal, shameful, or otherwise undesirable” (Michaels, Lopez, & Corrigan, 2012). A 2013 nationwide survey revealed that 46% of Americans believed that the seriously mentally ill were more likely to be dangerous than members of the the general public (McGinty, Webster, & Barry, 2014). These negative attitudes are also held by mental health professionals, which most likely results from them “...working with patients when they are in the most disturbed phase of their illness, despite this not being a typical characteristic of everyday mental illness” (Cleary, Deacon, Jackson, Andrew, & Chan, 2012). Society tends to view individual violent acts as a comprehensive representation of the
In order to score more lucrative deals and attract viewers, news outlets and other forms of media exaggerate and falsify reports of racial profiling, causing the public to get invalid information on the topic. The mainstream media has falsified reports regarding racial profiling for years, causing the public to believe that african-americans and other racial minorities are the main proprietors in drug trafficking and violent crimes. Although the media has instilled the image that racial minorities are the majority of people involved in these types of crimes, these claims are simply not factual and lead to a false perception. News outlets in major cities have been creating inaccurate reports related to crimes and racial minorities in order
(Semicolon rule 1)For the past few years, America has been through countless demonstrations of violence; our wound is getting deeper and deeper. Many Americans blame loose gun laws as this problem, saying that it 's too easy to get your hands on a gun in today 's world. However, imposing stricter gun laws would only slow down the issue, not completely stop it.In more detail, it would be a fruitless attempt to solve rising violence in America. Mental health is at the root of this rising violence. Instead of focusing on imposing gun laws, America needs to focus on improving mental health in order to stop the rising violence.
As societal crime rate continues to escalate, the epidemic of homicides and mass murders remains a prevalent social problem. Thus, the emergence of serial killers has caused alarm among many criminologists and psychologists. Serial killers usually have an impulsive desire to kill for no particular reason, which makes it difficult for law enforcement and criminal professionals to understand their motives. Thus, the motives of serial killers have led to heated debates and challenged the nature vs. nurture theory. Many scientists believe that serial killers are genetically incline to commit murders, while criminologists associate violent crimes to childhood and surroundings.