There are so many stories about serial killers and their disorders, and most of the tv shows are based on stories of serial killers. Some of them are fictional and some the real. Yeah, it is kind of terrifying, how serial killers are killing people. Even though we cannot justify the activities of serial killers, they all have a kind of story. Those stories about seeking an act of revenge for something that happened to them in past, and because of a psychological problem, they suffer. When we focus on a murder case that is done by a serial killer, you might be wondered how a person can do this kind of thing since it is harder to even imagine. So, most of the research is done to find a pattern of serial killers. And those researches are revealed that most serial killers are victims of some kind of disorder. In this article, we are going to talk about serial killers’ disorders.
Persons who got paranoid schizophrenia suffer from auditory hallucinations, they hear voices. Those voices are commanding them while threatening to do some kind of activities, and sometimes it just laughing.
Borderline Personality Disorder
People who have this disorder are very impulsive and self-injurious. They have recurrent suicidal attempts, and they are emotionally unstable. Also, they have an unstable pattern of interacting with others as well.
David Berkowitz “Son of Sam”
David is an antisocial boy who is adopted. And his mother died of cancer and his father has left him on his own. Then he joined the army, but he had a lot of anger issues, when he got his place he started to act like a psychopath. He was telling that demons are commanding him, exactly which women to kill. The odd thing was when he was arrested, he was happy. During the interrogation, he was saying that the demon is lived in his neighbors’ dog. And his neighbor was Sam Carr, that how his name came out as “Son of Sam”. He was sentenced to 365 years in prison for his murders.
Sexual psychopaths are incapable of feeling love and they do not feel remorse for any of their actions. Apart from that, they have no concern for the well-being of their friends, strangers, or even family.
Jeffery was abnormal and he was a child molester. When He was 14, he used to fantasize about killing especially men and having sex with their corpses. He started killing men after he graduated, and he was in the army too. But because of his drinking habits, he was dropped out. He was addicted to go to gay bars and choose his targets. He took pictures of his victims and disembodied them. At his trial, he was telling that he was insane but was found not to be.
So, as you can see behind some serial killer stories, there is a mental disorder as well. Therefore, people need to pay attention to their mental health. Not only yourselves think about others’ mental wellness too. Because sometimes people need attention, love, and caring. When no one loves them, they become so frustrated and lonely. Therefore, you just have to remember that many mental disorders can heal with love and affection. So, lead with love.