Criminal Psychology Key Terms

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Criminal Psychology
Covers all aspects of crime and anti-social behavour including defining it, the causes and identifying.
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Crime
An act against the law. It is a behavour that violates social norms, moral values, religious beliefs, or legal boudarys. Also suggests a punishment.
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Recidivism
When someone re-offends after recieving some form of rehab or punishment.
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Anti-social Behavour
Behavour that offends or destresses others and disrupts their quality of life. Rather than it being illigal it is something that goes against the norms and values of society.
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Steriotyping
Treating members of a certain social group as if they are the same.
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Modeling
A way of learning by imitating the behavour of others.
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An act against the law. It is a behavour that violates social norms, moral values, religious beliefs, or legal boudarys. Also suggests a punishment.

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