Chapter 5: Trait Theory Media Tool
Watch the YouTube video “High Profile Crime Linked to Mental Illness,” available online at High-profile crimes linked to mental illnessLinks to an external site.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjubQYjwR5g High-profile crimes linked to mental illness
· ABC7 News discusses a recent criminal case in which the defense attorney claims that the offenders’ actions were caused by mental illness.
· Discussion: Discuss the relationship between mental illness and crime.
According to the video, what is the main problem with regard to mental illness and what should be done about it?
Chapter 5: Trait Theory Scenario
Assume that diet is associated with aggressive behavior. What if you are dating someone who eats a lot of food that contains polyunsaturated fatty acids, zinc, magnesium, iron, folate, and B, C, & E vitamins, and he shows aggressive behavior towards you. Would you talk to him about how his diet may be causing his aggressive behavior? What if you both ate that same diet, and he behaves aggressively, but you don’t? Would you still talk to him about his diet or would you assume his aggressive behavior has other causes?
Chapter 5: Trait Theory Class Discussion/Activity
Think of an example of how your behavior is shaped by your environment. Discuss the different examples that you gave and then address what environmental forces that lead to the crime.
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CPI: R. Kelly Trial convicted of six counts in federal trial in Chicago
Explain the pros and cons of the trial. Explain your view point of the trial and how you would of handle the trial.