Damsel in distress or serial killer? (Part 5 — final)

Thank you for sticking with me for this series! In this finale, we take a good look at Aileen’s psychology and diagnoses — and how we can better understand her now, all these years later.

She is classic.”

So said neuropsychologist Elizabeth McMahon during the penalty phase of Aileen’s trial when describing how the defendant fit perfectly into the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Aileen was also diagnosed with Anti-social Personality Disorder (APD).

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Lavinia Thompson

Lavinia Thompson

Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.