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Psychological and Psychosocial Theories of Crime Causation

Discuss the relationship between determinationism and psychology

Describe Freud's psychoanalytic theory

Describe the elements of Freud's theory

Describe the premises of behavioral theory

Explain personality theory

Discuss psychopathology as it applies to criminal behavior

Describe how the various physiological disorders might affect behavior

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Psychological and psychosocial theories of crime causation are embedded in this solution, which includes references for further research.