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Domestic violence abusers and online romance scammers use similar mind tricks

Interesting perspective from Down Under about how domestic violence abusers and online dating scammers use similar mind games to victimize.

The authors, Cassandra Cross, a senior lecturer in criminology, and Molly Dragiewicz, an associate professor, both of Austrialia, point out that psychological manipulation cuts a broad swatch in our society. Knowing the methods flagged here by these researchers could spare a lot heartaches and prevent future victims.

Here's the broader look at this issue as presented by these researchers recently in the British Journal of Criminology.