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Murder And Madness.

Lunde, Donald T.

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ISBN 10: 0393009548 / ISBN 13: 9780393009545
Published by W. W. Norton & Co., New York, 1979
Condition: Good Soft cover
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141 pages. Softcover. Good condition. PSYCHOLOGY. A forensic psychiatrist discusses myths and realities about murderers, murder patterns, and the insanity defense. Murder and Madness compares the myths and stereotypes we have about murder and its relationship to mental illness with the facts. The book describes the findings of Dr. Lunde's five year study of murder patterns and his detailed study of forty murderers, exploring such questions as: How does the United States' murder rate compare with that of other countries? Can stricter gun control lower the murder rate? Includes an Index. (Key Words: Psychology, Murders, Murderers, Myths, Stereotypes, Mental Illness, Madness, Killers, Weapons, Violence, Homicide, Serial Murders, Rape, Murder Rates, Insanity, Guns, Alcohol, Crime Rate, Crime, Donald T. Lunde). Bookseller Inventory # 9385X1

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Title: Murder And Madness.

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co., New York

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: First Printing.

Book Type: book

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An examination of causes behind murder in the U.S., with comparative looks at violence in other countries, Dr. Lunde reveals new insights into the question of sanity in relation to murder, and suggests alternative approaches for our judicial system to use in dealing with this form of ultimate violence.

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