Verbal and Non Verbal Communication Skills in Law Enforcement

THREE THEORIES OF CRIME                                                                                                     1

Angela Paulk
Everest University

Angela Paulk                                                                                                                                     2            
August 8, 2012
Introduction to Criminal Justice-59    

Psychodynamic   The psychodynamic theory looks at behavior as driven by instinctive forces, inner conflicts, and conscious and unconscious motivations. This theory says that the way we balance the forces of the mind gives us our personality. This differs from the behavioral theory in that it says that our behavior is shaped by our environment.   Persons with psychotic disturbances, alcohol and drug addicts, mentally retarded and delinquents with organic-cerebral damage were not taken into consideration. The method of studying individual cases by means of psychodynamically oriented analysis of the subjects' development and other available data have been applied. The obtained results suggest that socialization defects, located in pre-genital development phase are basis for criminal behavior.   Citatons:( National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, Acta Med Iugosl. 1991)
Biological behavior children born to older fathers are at higher risk to develop severe psychopathology (e.g., schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), possibly because of increased de novo mutations during spermatogenesis with older paternal age. To determine whether advanced paternal age is associated with an increased risk of BPD in the offspring and to assess if there was any difference in risk when analyzing patients with early-onset BPD separately.   Because severe psychopathology is correlated with antisocial behavior, we examined possible associations between advancing paternal age and offspring violent offending....