Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry


The newspapers, tabloids, and novels are filled with it. So are the television shows and movies. Sensationalism. The public can' t get enough of it. A crazed killer stalks an innocent victim who is alone, isolated and helpless, and he brutally tortures her to death. Sound familiar? The case at hand is a fascinating one which, though perhaps surrounded by the trappings of such sensationalism, provides us with some insight into the inner workings of one patient 's tortured mind.

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