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2014-09-18 16:28:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joined state and local leaders from across the nation this week to participate in the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center board of directors meeting. The meeting focused on complex criminal justice policies with officials discussing the best ways to advance the latest evidence-based strategies on issues such as: - lowering recidivism rates among people who were...

2014-07-25 08:24:01

The Good Psychopath's Guide to Success unveils how encompassing psychopathic traits can lead to success in life LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book called The Good Psychopath's Guide To Success shows that psychopathic traits can lead to success in life. "When we look at psychopaths, we always think of the Hannibal Lecter type character, but it's a broad spectrum," former British Special Air Service soldier Andy McNab says. "And, without doubt, certain elements of being a...

2014-06-19 09:42:05

The Lancet Patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population, according to a national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales, published in The Lancet Psychiatry. Homicides committed by patients with mental illness have received much media attention, but patients' risk of being victims of homicide and their relationship to the perpetrators has rarely been examined....

2014-04-23 15:59:00

New work develops first 'Spitefulness Scale' Some of the world's nastiest behavior grows out of spite, the dark art of hurting an opponent even when it comes at a price to yourself. Divorcing couples often go out of their way to hurt each other and even their kids, skirting the more peaceful path to moving on. Tax evaders can grow so vengeful over a penalty that they'll double down on their cheating. Terrorists can be so keen to hurt their enemies, they commit suicide in the...

2014-03-20 08:28:36

- DARK MINDS Uses Convicted Serial Killer, Known Only as "Raven," as a Consultant on Cold Cases Believed to be the Work of Serial Killers - SILVER SPRING, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FBI estimates that there are between 35 and 50 active serial killers in the United States at any given time. It's a chilling statistic but one that becomes horrifyingly real when given a name with a face of true evil. DARK MINDS returns to Investigation Discovery this April with a two-hour...

The 'Dark Tetrad' Makes Up The World Of The Internet Troll
2014-02-17 08:42:35

[ Watch the Video: The Psychology Behind Internet Trolls ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Look almost anywhere on the Internet and you will likely find negative comments related to whatever content is featured on a webpage. Be it images, video, a news story or a blog, people just love to share their negative feedback. Now, a new study from Canadian psychologists has gone a step beyond the realms of sanity and delved deeper into the mind of the Internet troll....

2014-01-26 23:04:03

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a new study that correlates hallucinogen use with reduced recidivism among criminals convicted of drug-offenses. Aid in Recovery is a full service drug and alcohol treatment center located in West Palm Beach, Florida. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recently released study that linked hallucinogens with reduced recidivism rates in criminals convicted of substance abuse...

2014-01-01 08:20:06

Video Games, Blacks, Serial Killers, Strippers, Prostitutes, Vets, 1980's Key Factors LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an interview with CBS news, the head of the FBI's Behavioral Threat Assessment Center confirmed that school shooters are a new breed of serial killer (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fbi-weve-prevented-148-shootings-attacks-this-year/). This fact, along with the time line of the Arapahoe High School shooting verifies the findings of a white paper...

2013-12-23 23:04:45

Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial and petroleum clients worldwide, today announced that in 2014 it will continue its sponsorship of Bridges To Life (BTL). BTL is an innovative, highly successful program that partners victims with individuals who have been incarcerated for violent crimes to reduce offender rates of recidivism and help both victims and offenders heal. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Worldwide Power Products (WPP), a...

Everyday Sadism
2013-09-12 12:34:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who has experienced cruelty at the hands of another person has probably had trouble wrapping their minds around how someone else can act in a sadistic manner. A new study published in the journal Psychological Science may provide insight into sadistic behavior by making a connection between inflicting pain and experiencing pleasure in some individuals. "Some find it hard to reconcile sadism with the concept of 'normal'...


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