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Forensic and criminal psychology

The terrifying case of cannibalism of Armin Meiwes, who murdered and ate a stranger - forensic and criminal psychology

Acts of cannibalism, those in which individuals eat human flesh, have occurred throughout history in different cultures or peoples. The two main causes of this phenomenon are: survival, that is,...

Key body language to avoid being a victim of crime - forensic and criminal psychology

Try to remember an acquaintance who has been assaulted on more than one occasion. Now, try to remember another but that has never been stripped of their belongings on the street. Remember how they...

The scary drawings of a 12-year-old murderous girl - forensic and criminal psychology

When I see in the news that a murder has occurred, I often ask myself: "What has led a person to commit that crime?" But when the murder was committed by a child, the news hits me in such a way...

The typical psychological profile of the terrorist - forensic and criminal psychology

Every time there is a terrorist attack everyone asks the same thing: "How have you been able to do something like this?" Is it necessary to have some kind of psychopathology to perform this type of...

Marital violence: study on stress coping strategies and styles - forensic and criminal psychology

Violence has been part of the history of mankind. This phenomenon is as old as the first human instinct to dominate, to survive. At present, it has sought to conceptualize and problematize him due to...

John Wayne Gacy, the murderous case of the murderous clown - forensic and criminal psychology

One of the most famous cases that are studied in the subjects of forensic psychology is that of John Wayne Gacy, an individual who was adorable to others, but who committed several dozen crimes,...

Violence in teen relationships - forensic and criminal psychology

Many young people and adolescents do not pay much attention to violence in their relationships, tend to believe that it is a problem that affects adults exclusively. However, during the engagement...

Grooming: a new danger for teenagers on the internet - forensic and criminal psychology

A few weeks ago, the movie "You can trust me" was televised ("Trust" in the English version).This interesting film faithfully describes a case of Grooming. This relatively new phenomenon,...

Why some children may be able to kill? - forensic and criminal psychology

José Rabadán, was 16 years old and he killed his parents and his sister, mentally handicapped, with a katana, because he thought that in that way he could make his life peaceful. Raquel and Iria,...

Prevent and detect child sexual abuse early - forensic and criminal psychology

According to the WHO, one in five adult women and one in 13 adult men report having suffered sexual abuse in childhood. Data from the OECD of 2014 show that of the participating countries, Mexico...