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Mental health issues and terrorism: a vaccine for the “Uomo Terrorista”? – by Maria Chr. Alvanou and Marco Lombardi

More and more the issue of mental health issues in terrorism comes up as a theme for discussion. While during the ‘70s and ‘80s the discussion about terrorism had mainly a political connotation and after 9/11 it focused on religion, now days there is a trend more and more to search the mental health question. For the Western media and public it is almost certain that e.g. terrorists who blow themselves up must be crazy. How can they not be? Continue reading