Essay on The Problem Of Serial Killers

1423 Words Dec 8th, 2015 6 Pages
Serial killers have been haunting the public population since the beginning of human civilization, and ever since then we’ve been trying to find a solution for them. With modern science, therapist and psychologist have been able to narrow down childhood trauma as the main reason in the making a serial killer. With this specific problem identified, we’ve been able to link together and create solutions to humanities issue of these killers. Britannica defines a serial killer as “…the unlawful homicide of at least two people, carried out in a series over a period of time.” Although this definition was established by the FBI, it has been largely accepted throughout the world. So a person who kills out of rage in the moment of a situation, isn’t considered a serial killers. Many psychologist today says it takes a special combination of treatment through one’s life to create a person who feels the need to take away someone else’s life. There are many factors and reasoning behind serial killers. Psychologist from all over the field each share their own opinion behinds these explanations, but the they all end to the same conclusion. We can look at the underdeveloped brain of a killer, or we can also look at the genetic hardwiring of these people, but the issue of the fact is no matter how much we try to cure serial killers it ends up as failure. Dr. Nigel Blackwood, a leading Forensic Psychiatrist at King’s College in London, has stated “Adult psychopaths can’t be cured, but…

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