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Terrorists – could they just be nuts?

illustration of are terrorists nuts
At Sci&Fi, we seldom comment on current affairs, mostly because it is not our place to do so. However, sometimes research can enlighten and inform wider, and often political, debates. In a recent article, two psychiatrists asked: is it possible that the terrorists, notably from ISIS (a.k.a Daech), are just pathologically ill people? And we felt that a more psychiatric examination of terrorist actions and behaviours, would bring some light into debates that have been raging over social media.

They broadly classify terrorists in two categories: (more…)