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A paraphilia in which a person is sexuoerotically attracted to a person who has committed an outrage or a gruesome crime
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The attraction to prisoners even has a name - Hybristophilia, also known as "Bonnie and Clyde syndrome" - and a study last year found women are more likely to lust after a man with a criminal record.
Lisa's dissertation focused on little-known psychological disorder Hybristophilia and the phenomenon of women who are attracted to criminals.