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victimology

 [vik″tim-ol´ah-je]
the study of victims of violent or sexual assault.
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victimology

(vĭk′tə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of crime victims.

vic′tim·ol′o·gist n.
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The in-depth evaluation of a crime’s victim. Determining why, when, from where, and how a particular victim was chosen often provides information about the offender
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