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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM1301
Professor
Carolyn Gordon
Semester
Winter

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Psychological ExplanationsApril01141111 AM Personality refers to the complex set of emotional and behavioural attributes that tend ot remain relatively constant as the individual moves from situation to situationPsychiatric theories argue that criminal behaviour originates in the personalities of offenders instead of biology and situationoIncludes psychoanalytics theories that argue that the causes of criminal behaviour are found in unconscious elements of personalityoIncludes research on conscious personality personality inventoryPsych and psychiatric theories consider the impact of the situtation on the individual and explain behaviour by interrelating the situation with the individuals biological and psychological characteristics Historical backgroundOrganic disorders head injuries that leave mind blank distort visionhearing or degernerationFunctional disorders strange behaviour but no known organic disease FreudUnconsciousArgues that behaviours could be explained by traumatic experiences in early childhood that left their markTechniwues to treat problemsoFree associ
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