Jeffrey Dahmer Essay

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Hewlett-Packard | Jeffrey Dahmer | Final Paper | | Brittany Nicholson | 12/10/2011 | | This paper will present case-analysis of the life and history of American psychopathic offender Jeffrey Dahmer. Jeffrey Dahmer was one of the most well-known serial killers ever. Dahmer was no ordinary serial killer. He was identified defining the work he did as a killer, necrophilia, and a cannibal. The purpose of this report is to learn more about this serial killer; providing past criminal history leading to the different types of influences on his criminal career, what affect his criminal behavior had on society. Early Stages of Life Modern day serial killers seem to grow up in what society considers a loving home, as is the case with Jeffrey Dahmer. He was born on May 21, 1960 to the loving parents of Joyce and Lionel Dahmer, in Milwaukee, WI, which at that time was a happy home. Throughout the first six years of his life, Dahmer seemed to live a normal childhood. A short time before his fourth birthday Dahmer had a double hernia operation, which seemed to affect him in many ways. He became highly narrow-minded and lacking in self-confidence (Biography, 2010). During Dahmer’s early childhood, his father changed careers resulting in the family moving to from Iowa to Bath, Ohio (Biography, 2010). At school, Dahmer’s classmates considered him the classic “geek” erging for attention. On many occasions, he acted out in rages (Frasier, 1996). Dahmer and his younger brother grew up in a family of ongoing bickering, because of this, his insecurities deepened and by his early teens he was disconnected, confused and for the most part friendless. (Biography,

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