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Ethical guidelines for applied psychological practice in the field of extremism, violent extremism and terrorism

10 October 2018

This document was created by the British Psychological Society, Division of Forensic Psychology (DFP) Extremism working party, facilitated by Nicola Bowes and Debbie McQueirns. The authors of the document are: Zainab Al-Attar, Jackie Bates-Gaston, Christopher Dean and Monica Lloyd.

Please note: this document should be read in conjunction with:

These guidelines are primarily intended for practitioner psychologists involved in clinical work related to extremism, violent extremism or terrorism, either in the prevention of a first terrorist offence, or working with those after the event to prevent re-offending.


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