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Psychology Of Criminal Behaviour And Criminology
5.0( 2 REVIEWS )
3h 13m

Learn about criminal psychology, personality disorders and their link to criminal behaviour, and other aspects of criminology and criminal psychology.

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3h 13m



Hi, my name is Elmira Strange (MPhil), and I am a Motivational Psychologist who is passionate about teaching students all over the world!

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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in psychology of human behaviour
  • Anyone curious about criminology and criminal behaviour
  • Professionals working within psychology or criminology

What you’ll learn: 

  • The reasons for criminal behaviour
  • Types of crime: burglary, murder, serial killing, etc
  • Personality disorders and crime
  • Common characteristics of criminals
  • Personality Theory of Criminal Behaviour
  • Sex offending behaviour
  • Other important aspects of criminology and criminal psychology


  • Interest in criminal psychology

Would you like to learn about Criminal Psychology? Are you interested in individual behaviour and personalities? Then, you are in the right place!

In this course, we will be looking at some theories that explain the links between criminal offence and various personality disorders. For example, we will be learning about Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and other types of disorders that might be linked to crimes. We will also explore the topic of ‘Is anyone capable of murder?’. Other topics that you will find interesting would be for example, ‘How do personality traits affect anger and violence in some people?’, ‘Can we predict criminal behaviour in some people?’, ‘What makes the person engage in sex-related offence?’, and much more!

Additionally, we will explore the topics that are related to mental health and juridical system, and personality theories such as Eysenck’s Personality Theory that gives many explanations on why some people are more predisposed to committing crime including anger and violence, burglary, murder, sexual offending behavior, and other types of crime. 

If you are interested in personalities, individual behaviour, and crime, then enrol now and I’ll see you in our class!

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned the links between criminal offence and various personality disorders.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Introduction To Criminology
Introduction To The Course 00:00:00
What Is ‘Crime’ And ‘Criminology’? 00:00:00
Current Criminology And Statistics 00:00:00
The Current Causes And Explanations For Criminal Behaviour 00:00:00
Section 2 - Criminology And Personality Theories
Understanding ‘Violence’ (Forms, Types, And Reasons) 00:00:00
Understanding ‘Property Crime’ 00:00:00
Eysenck’s Theory Of Criminal Personality 00:00:00
Why People Become ‘Aggressive’ And ‘Violent’: Causation 00:00:00
Section 3 - Mental Health And Crime
Personality Disorders And Attachment Styles 00:00:00
Schizophrenia And Criminal Behaviour 00:00:00
Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) / Sociopathy 00:00:00
Psychopathy And Crime 00:00:00
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) 00:00:00
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) And How It’s Linked To Criminal Behaviour 00:00:00
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) 00:00:00
Bipolar Disorder And Crime Behaviour 00:00:00
Section 4 - Severe Crime And Personalities
Stalking And Sex Offending 00:00:00
Who Are ‘Sex Offenders’? 00:00:00
Personality Disorders And Sex Offending 00:00:00
Murder And Risk Factors 00:00:00
Is Anyone Capable Of Murder? 00:00:00
Serial And Mass Murder 00:00:00
Common Characteristics Of Serial Killers 00:00:00
Section 5 - Prevention And Conclusion
Is It Possible To Prevent Criminal Behaviour? 00:00:00
Conclusion Of The Course 00:00:00

Course Review


2 Ratings
  1. Really good course


    Very informative and fascinating statistics were used.

  2. Anonymous

    Another great course


    I believe this is my third course from ELMIRA, I love psychology and how the criminal mind works.. I took this class just for personal interest