Childhood Links to Evil
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Does environment as a child cause individuals to become evil as adults?
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Ed Gein The Real Hannibal Lector

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Ed Gein grew up with a violent father who was mostly unemployed. Ed Gein's parents were also very unhappy in their marriage. Ed Gein's mother prevented him from making friends or going anywhere else besides school. Ed Gein's mother also frequently told Gein about the immorality of the world.


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What Makes Serial Killers Tick? — Childhood Events — Crime Library on truTV.com

What Makes Serial Killers Tick? — Childhood Events — Crime Library on truTV.com | Childhood Links to Evil | Scoop.it

Being adopted as a child might motivate a child to turn to a life of crime. Some serial killers were exposed to violent events, which possibly created interest into killing. Other serial killers spent time in juvenile detention or suffered from peer rejection.


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Adolf Hitler: Biography

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Hitler's mood as a child was similar to his mood as an adult. As a child he was moody, discontented, and very hostile to his strict father.


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America’s Famous Serial Killers!

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Some serial killers were raised with alcoholic parents, that were often verbally or physically abusive. Several serial killers also had powerful mothers or fathers that often yelled and bullied their children. Charles Manson was born to a 16-year-old mother that had many crimes and after the penitentiary, neglected Manson.

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What Causes Criminal Behavior?

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The area a person grows up in helps influence the likelihood of criminal behavior. For example, a child grows up in a neighborhood where gang activity is high, they are more likely to be recruited into this gang.


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This is a really good article.
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From Child Maltreatment to Delinquency

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Children in the childwelfare system who have been victims of child maltreatment are often found in the juvenile justice system. The arrest rate was greater for children that had been referred to child welfare than for other children.

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Criminals are abused children, lost as adults - www.theage.com.au

Criminals are abused children, lost as adults - www.theage.com.au | Childhood Links to Evil | Scoop.it

Many of the American prisoners were once abused as children. These abused children that are now criminals were once victims too.

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NCCEV - School Violence

Children that engage in bullying behavior have a higher chance of becoming adult criminals. Many of the children that are violent at school are exposed to violence at home.

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Criminal

In a criminal's life, there are factors that may help explaon why that person commits crime, including home life. A person's childhood is very influential to a person. 

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Children of divorce: rapists and other criminals

Single-parent homes result in more rapists. Young men that grow up in homes without fathers are more likely to end up in jail.  There is a strong correlation between single parent homes and crime rate.

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Child Abuse Symptoms, Causes, Treatment - Are people who were abused as children more likely to become criminals later in life? on MedicineNet

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Those who are treated badly as children, often lead to a higher chance of them becoming criminals. Childhood abuse and neglect often leads for a higher chance of delinquency and crimes. 

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What Makes a Criminal

If a child grows up in a house of crime, you know what crime is at a young age. Most criminals do start at an early age. Children also may be influenced by other children around them.

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The Childhood of a Serial Killer (Part 1 of 3)

The childhoods of several serial killers. For example, an interview with Charles Manson who grew up with no father and a neglectful mother. He grew up in and out of prision life. Manson learned at a young age that everything his mother said was a lie and he learned at that point to not trust anyone.

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Convicted Serial Killer Anthony Sowell – child abuse victim

Reasons why Serial Killer Anthony Sowell murdered 11 women included sexual abuse that started at the age of 10 or 11 and a strained relationship with his mother and witnessing other children being abused. Growing up in this type of environment made him susceptible to violence later in life. 

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Genes, Environment, and Criminal Behavior

If problems exist at home, the child is more than likely going to suffer the consequences. Families that are less financially stable and unable to consistently punish their children, will more likely promote delinquent behavior. A child that has been abused or neglected has a higher risk of engaging in criminal acts.

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Profile of Serial Killer - - Michael Ross

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Serial killer Michael Ross experienced abuse as a child. Ross' mother often took her anger out on him and it is suspeced Ross' uncle sexually molested him. As a child, Ross would strangle chickens with his hands.

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Why Do Some People Become Psychopaths? - Page 1 - MSN Health & Fitness - Mental Health

Why Do Some People Become Psychopaths?  - Page 1 -      MSN Health & Fitness - Mental Health | Childhood Links to Evil | Scoop.it

Many psychopaths cross the line into crime.  Many psychopaths were abused or neglected as children.  With this certain genetic tendency, being treated poorly at home can lead to crime.

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Today's Bullies - Tomorrow's Criminals?

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Many boys that are classified as boys when younger, often are convicted of at least one crime as an adult. Someone who is a bully today could possibly be tomorrow's criminal.

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Abandoned children

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Children who are abandoned often have the negative social problems many criminals exhibit.

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National Child Abuse Statistics | Childhelp

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Statistics about connecting child abuse to the higher chance of criminal behavior. Children who have been abused have a higher chance of committing a violent crime.

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Does Child Abuse Cause Crime?

Children who are maltreated often engage in many types of crime. The type of environment a child lives in affects whether or not that child has a higher chance of being involved in criminal activity. It is found that boys have a greater risk for increses in criminal propensities. 

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