Year: 2006 Source: International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, v.50, no.1, (February 2006), p.39-46 SIEC No: 20070132

The case of an obsessed fan who attempted to kill a rock star & then completed suicide is presented. By analyzing his detailed diary, both insight into the motivational dynamics of this type of stalker & delineation of several warning signs, which help differentiate an enthusiastic fan from one who harbours a potentially dangerous obsession, is gained. (25 refs.)