Genesee River Killer | Arthur Shawcross | Mental Health & Personality
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This video answers the questions: Can I analyze the mental health and personality characteristics of Arthur Shawcross (Genesee River Killer)?
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Antisocial personality disorder is a “Cluster B” personality disorder in the diagnostic and statistical manual, it has seven symptom criteria, three of which are required for diagnosis.
1: Repeated unlawful behaviors
2: Consistent deceitfulness
3: Impulsivity, poor planning
4: Aggressiveness, physical fights
5: Reckless disregard for safety
6: Consistent irresponsibility
7: Lack of remorse
Narcissistic personality disorder is a “Cluster B” personality disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. It has nine symptom criteria, five of which are required for a diagnosis.
1: Grandiose sense of self-importance
3: Special or unique
4: Requires excessive admiration
5: Sense of entitlement
7: Lacks empathy for others
8: Often envious
9: Arrogant attitudes or behaviors
There are two types of narcissism: With grandiose narcissism we see characteristics like being extroverted, socially bold, self-confident, having a superficial charm, being resistant to criticism, and being callous and unemotional. Vulnerable narcissism is characterized by shame, anger, aggression, hypersensitivity, a tendency to be introverted, defensive, avoidant, anxious, depressed, socially awkward, and shy.
Factor 1 Psychopathy (primary) - callous/unemotional, manipulative, pathological liar, fearless dominance, lacking in remorse
Factor 2 Psychopathy (secondary) - impulsive, irresponsible, neurotic, emotionally reactive, criminal, sensation-seeking
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Murray, J. L. (2016). The Role of Sexual, Sadistic, and Misogynistic Fantasy in Mass and Serial Killing. Deviant Behavior, 38(7), 735–743. doi:10.1080/01639625.2016.1197669
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