Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the general principles of psychoanalysis and how psychoanalysis applies to criminal behavior.
  2. Describe the three dimensions associated with Hans Eysenck’s theory of crime and personality.
  3. Identify some of the key distinctions of the various stages of moral development.
  4. Describe some of the essential features of attachment theory.
  5. Referring to James Q. Wilson and Richard J. Herrnstein, describe the three factors associated with street crime and human nature.
  6. List and describe the key features that distinguish a psychopath from other criminal offenders.
  7. Distinguish the M’Naghten rule, irresistible impulse test, Durham test, and American Law Institute’s Model Penal Code.