Rethinking suicide bombing.

@article{Aggarwal2009RethinkingSB,
  title={Rethinking suicide bombing.},
  author={Neil Krishan Aggarwal},
  journal={Crisis},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          94-7
        }
}
  • N. Aggarwal
  • Published 8 May 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Crisis
BACKGROUND Current issues in the emerging psychiatric literature on suicide bombing tend to center around the pathologies of suicide bombers and the role of psychiatry as an adequate tool for analysis. AIMS Attention to broader social science research may allow mental health professionals to develop more accurate models of behavior to explain and possibly prevent future attacks. METHODS The psychiatric literature on suicide bombing was reviewed and compared to similar anthropological… 
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