publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011

Torture as negative excessive behavior of revenge and punishment

Glück, Tobias M; Maercker, Andreas;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Hogrefe & Huber
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
<jats:p> Several successful research traditions in the psychology of revenge and punishment have developed in German-speaking psychology over the last two decades. They have provided insights into topics such as retributive justice and social discrimination or social punishment. In the following, recent studies will be summarized, followed by a research agenda on revenge phenomena and implications for future research. </jats:p>
Subjects
free text keywords: Institute of Psychology, 150 Psychology, torture, posttraumatic stress disorder, revenge, punishment, Retributive justice, Psychology, Social discrimination, Social psychology, Sociology of punishment, Torture
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