Radicalization, Terrorism & Psychopathology
State of affairs, gaps and priorities for future research (full text only available in Dutch)
- What is known from extant scientific research about the relationship between psychological disorders and radicalization/terrorism?
- What is a relevant and feasible research agenda in this field?
- Schulten, N., Doosje, B., Spaaij, R., Kamphuis, J.H.
- University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, WODC
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- University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
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In 2018, there seems to be a consensus among experts that psychopathology cannot lead independently to radicalization or terrorism and is therefore not a direct risk factor. However, psychopathology is often included in risk assessment instruments. Thus, a more nuanced picture is necessary to better understand the relationship between psychopathology and terrorism for sound case management. Therefore, the current study has tried to answer the following two main research questions:
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