Episode 575: Baby Reindeer - the truth about stalkers and their victims Image

Episode 575: Baby Reindeer - the truth about stalkers and their victims

22 May - 39 mins
Podcast Series Crime World

The Baby Reindeer phenomenon has cast a light on the dangerous world of stalkers and their victims but how accurate is the Netflix show and what personality disorders does Martha display?

Nicola speaks to John Deane O’Keefe, head of Faculty of Criminology and Policing Studies at City Colleges in Dublin about the psychology behind stalking.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

39 mins

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