Psychological research has been making some headway in discovering the key traits and characteristics common in serial killers.
Tag - Narcissism
Masking Evil by Carol Anne Davis examines 37 killers, all were in good solid professions but revealed their hidden capacity for the darkest of crimes.
Victorino Chua, jailed for life in 2015 has had his appeal bid against his conviction and sentence rejected by judges at London’s Court of Appeal.
Serial killer Ted Bundy was a handsome and charming man at first glance, but he was a man who harboured dark thoughts and sinister intentions. A man who just...
Narcissistic traits of grandiosity, lack of empathy and arrogance can lead to dangerous places for individuals and those around them.
The rise of the Branch Davidians cult under the leadership of David Koresh led to a 51 day standoff in 1993 with his empire crashing down in a fireball.
Healthcare professionals are trained to support and heal but for some, termed Healthcare Serial Killers, this can lead to a deadly game of murder.
When a true narcissist is challenged they can explode in a narcissistic rage, an anger so fierce it can result in violence and in some cases, murder.
Cult leaders tend to have one thing in common; they all show pathological narcissism, a condition which can cause devastation to those around them.