John Wayne Gacy Research Paper

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Attention Getter Everyone is well aware of Adolf Hitler, The Zodiac Killer, and John Wayne Gacy. Hitler was the leader of the Nazi party, and he kilt many innocent people cause of their religion. The Zodiac Killer was linked to at least five murders in Northern California. He would taunt police and made threats through letters sent to area newspapers to scary people. John Wayne Gacy was a serial killer and rapist, who sexually assaulted and murdered at least 33 young boys and men. All three of them were psychopaths and labeled as one of the society we are in today. Psycho comes in many different forms. Everyone can be characterized as a psychopath and do not even know it. Since August, I have been working on my Graduation Project. My research…show more content…
While this project focuses on the process, I would like to tell you a few things about psychopathology. 1. Many people are unaware of the dangers of a mentally ill person. Albert Fish is known for being one of the most vile pedophiles and killers of all time. Fish molested over 400 children and tortured and killed several others. Fish was a small, gentle looking man who appeared kind and trusting, yet once alone with his victims, the monster inside him was unleashed. 2. Psychotic disorders are serve mental disorders that causes abnormal behavior and thinking. People with psychotic disorders lose touch with reality. According to that fact, I can state that elder people experience with because of depression. Elder people will lose touch with society and even their family members. 3. People who cannot contain their urges to harm people repeatedly for no apparent reason are assumed to suffer from some mental illness. Sailson Jose das Gracas is an great example of someone who kills for fun. Gracas killed 41 people, mostly women, and for the reason he did it was for the fun of it. The…show more content…
I decided to do this for my product because in my paper depression is a man cause of psychotic disorders. My grandmother suffers from minor depression. Since my product required 15 hours of work, I helped my grandmother with everyday task and helped her get through depressing times. Throughout my process, my mentor Mrs. Dunn helped me. I chose her because she is aware of psychopathology. Mrs. Dunn is a history and psychology teacher at Chase High School. Throughout my project, Mrs. Dunn helped me by giving me information about depression, to help my grandmother, for my product. Successes 1. Difficulties However, as we all know, when things go well, there are going to be problems. For me, the following things were difficult. 1. One thing that was difficult for me was finding something to do for my product. I was unable to complete my hours at Broughton Hospital in Morganton, North Carolina. I over came this situation by expanding my mindset to find something else to do. 2. Procrastination was a major difficult to overcome because I would put things back and I soon realized that I was running out of time, but I was able to finish everything for my graduation project. Overall Learning

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