forensic psychology

28. Folie A Deux: The Madness of Two

Dr. Scott & Dr. Shiloh provide a quick recap of Delusional Disorder before getting into the definition of a shared delusion or psychosis: Folie A Deux, also known as The Madness of Two. The docs talk about the bizarre true stories of The Eriksson Twins and the Slender Man assault. They also review an X-Files episode on the phenomenon as well as the movies Bug and Heavenly Creatures.

16. So You Want to be a Forensic Psychologist?

You’ve asked, so we answered! We cover all things forensic psychology in this “nerd alert” episode. This is for you if you are considering graduate school, want to know more about the legal system and psychology, want to know how the doctors found themselves here, plus some details about types of therapy and evaluations forensic psychologists conduct on a daily basis.

14. Was the Unabomber an Incel? Interview with Ret. FBI Profiler James R. Fitzgerald

The docs finally find a fascinating way to talk about one of their favorite miniseries, Manhunt: Unabomber. They dish about the show itself and then relate Episode 6’s topics of Incels to Ted Kaczynski with a special guest. Retired FBI profiler and forensic linguist, James R. Fitzgerald, gives his insight into Kaczynski’s sexual development and struggles which was revealed in the Unabomber’s own personal writings. We explore all of this and more to determine whether or not Ted Kaczynski fits the mold of an incel.

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12. Multiple Personality Disorder is Not a Thing

Dr. Scott & Dr. Shiloh psychsplain the diagnosis of Dissociation and relate it to season 1 of The Sinner and the docuseries The Keepers, while touching on several forensic psychology topics such as competency evaluations and malingering.