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Terrorism: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

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Edited by Eichelman Burr, Soskis David A., Reid William H.. . 186 pages. American Psychiatric Association; , Washington, D.C.: , 1983.. $22.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(3):467-468. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-100-3-467_3
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Terrorism is a frightening, anxiety-producing social phenomenon. A multidisciplinary group under the auspices of a task force of the American Psychiatric Association on terrorism and hostage-taking has prepared this book from papers presented in 1979 at a symposium in Baltimore.

Various forms of terrorism are discussed—those of political groups for a political purpose, incidental acts associated with criminality, and acts by mentally disturbed persons. Terrorism involves violence, an attempt to obtain certain goals. Terrorists injure the innocent so that those they perceive as guilty will be punished. Terrorism is often fed by mass media; as Eichelman states, "In terror, the




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