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Tkhostov A.Sh., Surnov K.G. (2007). Motivation of the Terrorists.National Psychological Journal,1(2), 27-32

Abstract

The article regards terrorism as a psychological mechanism that satisfies a number of human needs in a certain way. The authors analyze the following psychological drives of the terrorists: the death instinct, aggression, and the needs for communication, security, new experiences, selfactualization, and selfidentity.

Pages: 27-32

Sections: Challenges of the XXI Century;

PDF: /pdf/npj_no02_2007/npj_no02_2007_27-32.pdf

Keywords: terrorism; psychological needs; psychology of terrorists;

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Tkhostov A.Sh., Surnov K.G. (2007). Motivation of the Terrorists.National Psychological Journal,1(2), 27-32

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