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criminal psychology

criminal psychology in Medicine

criminal psychology n.
The branch of psychology that studies criminal behavior.

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  • Such sentiment as this—limited, imperfect, fantastic, as it may sometimes seem—is the pleasantest spot in criminal psychology.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • The opportunity for this is given in any text-book on legal medicine, forensic psychopathology, and criminal psychology.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • This science afterward developed, through the instrumentality of Metzger and Plainer, as criminal psychology.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • criminal psychology has been suggested, but is somewhat narrow.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis
  • This is simply the result of solitude, and has no connection whatever with criminal psychology.

    The Criminal Havelock Ellis

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