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Textbook on Criminology

Textbook on Criminology (7th edn)

Katherine S. Williams
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date: 18 May 2022

7. Influences of biochemical factors and of the central and autonomic nervous systems on criminalitylocked

7. Influences of biochemical factors and of the central and autonomic nervous systems on criminalitylocked

  • Andrew Sanders,
  • Richard Young
  •  and Mandy Burton

Abstract

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter considers the link between biochemical factors and criminality. The discussions cover studies on testosterone, adrenalin, and neurotransmitters; nutritionally induced biochemical imbalances; criminality and the central nervous system; and criminality and the autonomic nervous system.

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