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    Biological vs Psychological Theories of Criminal Behaviour

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    Discuss how biological theories differ from psychological theories of criminal behaviour.

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    The cause of deviant behavior has been the focus of criminologist for decades. Theories have come and gone, yet two are a major focus of our judicial system and how criminals are convicted and confined. Biological and psychological theories both provide insight into the criminal mind and possible outlets to as why deviant behavior is displayed by some. The problems that many psychiatrists have are establishing whether the deviant behavior is that of biological or psychological factors. Theories of both assist psychiatrist and the judicial system in diagnosing a criminal or a person who has the propensity to commit crimes. Below we'll discuss how biological theories differ from psychological theories of ...

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    The cause of deviant behavior has been the focus of criminologist for decades. Theories have come and gone, yet two are a major focus of our judicial system and how criminals are convicted and confined. Biological and psychological theories both provide insight into the criminal mind and possible outlets to as why deviant behavior is displayed by some. The problems that many psychiatrists have are establishing whether the deviant behavior is that of biological or psychological factors. Theories of both assist psychiatrist and the judicial system in diagnosing a criminal or a person who has the propensity to commit crimes. Below we'll discuss how biological theories differ from psychological theories of criminal behavior.

    375 word essay with reference.

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