Obsession: The fbi's legendary profiler probes the psyches of killers, rapists, and stalkers and their victims and tells how to fight back

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In Obsession, John Douglas once again takes us fascinatingly behind the scenes, focusing his expertise on predatory crimes, primarily against women. With a deep sense of compassion for the victims and an uncanny understanding of the perpetrators, Douglas looks at the obsessions that lead to rape, stalking, and sexual murder through such cases as Ronnie Shelton, the serial rapist who terrorized Cleveland; and New York's notorious "Preppie Murder." But Douglas also looks at obsession on the other side of the moral spectrum: his own career-long obsession with hunting these predators. Douglas shows us how we can all fight back and protect ourselves, our families, and loved ones against the scourge of the violent predators in our midst. The first step is insight and understanding, and no one is better qualified to penetrate Obsession than John Douglas.
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subject_facetCase studies
Electronic books
Nonfiction
Self-defense -- United States
Serial murder investigation -- United States
Serial murderers -- United States -- Psychology
Serial murders -- United States -- Case studies
Sex offenders -- United States
True Crime
Victims of crimes -- United States
title_displayObsession : the FBI's legendary profiler probes the psyches of killers, rapists, and stalkers and their victims and tells how to fight back
title_fullObsession : the FBI's legendary profiler probes the psyches of killers, rapists, and stalkers and their victims and tells how to fight back / John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
Obsession : the FBI's legendary profiler probes the psyches of killers, rapists, and stalkers and their victims and tells how to fight back [electronic resource] / John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker
Obsession [electronic resource] : The fbi's legendary profiler probes the psyches of killers, rapists, and stalkers and their victims and tells how to fight back. John E Douglas
title_shortObsession
title_subThe fbi's legendary profiler probes the psyches of killers, rapists, and stalkers and their victims and tells how to fight back
topic_facetNonfiction
Psychology
Self-defense
Serial murder investigation
Serial murderers
Serial murders
Sex offenders
True Crime
Victims of crimes