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(p. 373) Defusing the Terrorism of Terror 

(p. 373) Defusing the Terrorism of Terror
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(p. 373) Defusing the Terrorism of Terror
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A.J.W. Taylor

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10.1093/med:psych/9780195172492.003.0024
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date: 23 September 2020

Chapter 24 explores the concept of diffusing the terrorism of terror. It focuses on the definition and origins of terrorism, its changing appraisal, and frontline responses. It construes terrorism as a kind of disaster, presents a classification of disasters, explains their various phases, discusses victims/casualties and their psychological needs, phasic community reactions, cross-cultural features, and the importance of belief and value systems in effecting the recovery of casualties.

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