Mental Health in Criminals
Mental Health in Criminals
Family History / Genetics / Born With It
How we can prevent it
Routine Medical Care
Family should be open to listen to whoever is suffering, no matter how small it is.
The FBI DOES IT'S JOB
Always tell somebody.
Pay attention to Warning Signs
Make sure people are actually educated on how serious of an issue this is.
-Awareness from family, friends, bystanders, and authorities. These therapies help you if do have it.
Stop the crimes before they happen.
We can prevent it with awareness, medical care, and communication.
There have been multiple victims of this in the past. i.e; Nikolas Cruz, Ted Bundy, Andrei Chikatilo, etc.
These disorders are caused commonly by traumatic events like drugs, abuse, neglect, or loss. Another possibility is genetics and family history.
In conclusion, most famous criminals suffer or have suffered from a Mental Illness. Commonly, but not limited to, Schizophrenia, Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD), and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
Why we should be more aware of it
If left unattended, they won't get better
Anything can become worse, no matter how small it starts.
They may hurt themselves or others
They may not even be able to help it.
People, when left untreated, may snap and cause serious crimes.
- Where I found out about different criminals individual that suffered from Mental illness.
- Where I found out about which mental illnesses are most common in Criminals.
Famous bad people with mental illness
Sociopath and Sexual offender. Confessed to killing 30 women between the years 1974 and 1978
Florida School Shooter
At least 52 victims (1978-1980) Soviet Union. Borderline Personality Disorder.
John Wayne Gacy
Suffered beatings as a child from his Alcoholic Father. Anti-social personality disorder. Killed 33 people.
Most Common In Criminals
Border Line Personality Disorder
Lack of Restraint
Hostile and Impulsive
Distorted Self Image
Lack of basic motor skills
Lack of Emotional Response
Rapid or Incoherent speech patterns
Anti-Social Personality Disorder
Anti-social behavior (Obviously)
Treats mental disorders primarily with medications.
Primary care provider (PCP)
Prevents, diagnoses, and treats diseases.
Treats mental disorders primarily with talk therapy.
Treatment consists of therapy
Treatments include talk therapy or, in some cases, medications. Hospitalization helps if symptoms are severe.
Psychological treatment that helps people change negative, lifelong behavior patterns (schemas). Often used when other therapies have not worked.
Treatment of mental or behavioral disorders through talk therapy.
Psychological treatment developed for people with unstable moods, behaviors, and relationships (personality disorders).
Dialectical behavior therapy
Talk therapy that encourages people to both accept themselves and change their negative behaviors.
Practicing mindfulness, coping mechanisms, and trigger avoidance to minimize destructive emotional outbursts.
Cognitive behavioral therapy
A talk therapy focused on modifying negative thoughts, behaviors, and emotional responses associated with psychological distress.