Inside The Mind Of A Criminal

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When criminals are raised in a negative environment, the emotional expressions are lacking due to psychopathic connections. At the stage of development, children are taught mainly by the parents/guardians to express a variety of emotions. Depending on the child’s surroundings, the ones who end up becoming a criminal down the road are the ones who have difficulty expressing happiness rather than anger and aggression. The common facial expression criminal psychopaths have a hard time recognizing is fear itself (Iria and Barbosa par.16). These individuals cannot clearly identify this emotion due to the similar expression the victims have towards the person. Criminal psychopaths do not contain the emotion of fear especially during the executions of the victims. Sociopaths have no remorse with victims because of the manipulative behavior that was created in the conscience, which can also be identified as pathological lying. The brain plays “mind games” within criminal psychopaths that lead out into expressionless feelings due to the fact that there is inability to emphasize towards the victims. Most psychopaths carry similar characteristics within these individuals’ state of mind. There are only a few individuals who carry signs of exaggeration in a psychological disorder (Kucharski et al. par.17). An individual had been convinced by one’s self in having some kind of psychological disorder while others are convinced as well. There was a 16 year old male who was placed in a juvenile center for committing sexual offenses (Shi and Nicol par.4). The boy was diagnosed with an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at the age of 8, and at the age of 12, the boy had undergone treatments for thoughts of suicide due to depression and anger (par.4). These are characteristics on the pathway to becoming a psychopathic defendant (Kucharski et al. par. 11). In terms of characteristics, most psychopaths experience similar qualities in the range of age as the boy. Excessive amounts of the hormone testosterone, effects the aggression in a young adult male and may aid in psychotic choices that are against the law. Psychopaths are known for expressionless facial movements that affect living a social life, and while psychological individuals carry similar characteristics, the understanding of the basic meaning of life are more in depth all connecting towards one psychopath to the other.
Individuals who are psychopaths or have another form of a mental disorder inevitably make problems in socializing and connecting with the world. Criminals are known to be the antisocial type in society. One’s who cannot naturally become comfortable in different surroundings are people who are either unable or unwilling to connect within society. Being around different people enhances the knowledge of telling the difference and meaning of a persons’ facial expression (Iria and Barbosa par.1). Most do not bother communicating to other beings because of the...

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