Jungian Crime Scene Analysis: An Imaginal Investigation

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This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' - that is, a disorder of the imagination - manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved projections. The author argues that this disorder is a form of failed alchemy. His study challenges long-held assumptions that the Jungian concept of individuation is a purely healthful drive. Serial killers are unable to form insight after projecting untenable material onto their victims. Criminal profilers must therefore effect ...

Jungian Crime Scene Analysis: An Imaginal Investigation 2014, Karnac Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781782200062

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