Most people only know her by the phenomenon that sprouted from her murder. They know her as simply, “Kitty Genovese, the girl who got stabbed and no one did anything to help her.” Her case launched the famous psychology study known today as “The Bystander Effect.” But what really happened to Kitty all those years ago?
“L.A. Not So Confidential” is a not so typical true crime podcast. The hosts, Los Angeles-based psychologists Dr. Shiloh and Dr. Scott, examine cases through the lens of forensic psychology and offer their hot takes on all things crime with a little snark and a whole lot of criminal justice expertise.
Sexual assault, kidnapping, and sexually motivated abductions impact victims to have short-term and long-term mental and/or physical illness. Sexual assault is highly reported on, but kidnapping and sexually motivated abductions are underreported. Victims affected by these crimes are reported to have high levels of PTSD and depressive/anxiety disorders.
Have you ever wondered what makes a serial killer? What drives a serial killer? What is the most likely MO? All of this varies depending on gender.