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So I'm really interested in criminal psychology and I was wondering if there was any way for me to tie that into my HI. 

If not I do have some other question lined up regarding the holocaust, russia, and world war too. 

Thanks :D

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Historians are generally extremely cautious in regards to speculating about proper diagnoses for historically misunderstood diseases, and would be even less willing to speculate on a figure's mental health. It's not uncommon to write an analysis positing a motive for an irrational/evil action of a historical figure (an analysis of motives for Operation Barbarossa or U.S. engagement in Vietnam are two different examples that come to mind as extremely common/bordering on overdone). But, that being said, they never attempt to use any psychological theories or teachings. Partially because of what I said above, but also IB does not permit it. They are clear that they do not like interdisciplinary EE's and you will be severely marked down.

Good question though. It's certainly better to find out now than later. Explore those other ideas. Good luck.

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Maybe you could explore something related to the McCarthy trials? 

Another possible idea is the interpretations regarding the reasons for the great terror? 

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so I came up with this question because it would be easiest to have a question on a topic I've already learned about. I came up with this, 

How did Stalin and FDR’s  political, social, and economic decisions affect the course of WWII?

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On 8/16/2017 at 8:29 PM, tiger0532 said:

so I came up with this question because it would be easiest to have a question on a topic I've already learned about. I came up with this, 

How did Stalin and FDR’s  political, social, and economic decisions affect the course of WWII?

You've really got a lot of material on your hands with that question. Probably, you'll be interested by one event in particular and focus on that, and maybe even narrow down to that. If you feel like you can perform analysis with something this large, fine, but my mind immediately flew to a bunch of different issues that could be covered under this, and that could indicate you're biting off more than you can chew.

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