Books and refereed journal articles in English

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Book about moral, political and societal dimensions of moral injury with extensive case studies of Bosnia and Afghanistan veterans. Published with Routledge. This book was awarded the Van Helsdingen prize for best work on the borderline of psychiatry and philosophy. (Click here.)


Book about moral, political and societal dimensions of moral injury with extensive case studies of Bosnia and Afghanistan veterans. Several chapters appeared as shorter article versions in 2018 & 2019, see below. This book was awarded the Van Helsdingen prize for best work on the borderline of psychiatry and philosophy.
Molendijk, T. (2021). Moral Injury and Soldiers in Conflict: Political Practices and Public Perceptions. London: Routledge. LINK.

About ambiguities at the strategic level and the moral challenges thus created for military police
Kalkman, J. & Molendijk, T. 2021. The Role of Strategic Ambiguity in Moral Injury: A Case Study of Dutch Border Guards Facing Moral Challenges. Journal of Management Inquiry, 30(2): 221–234. LINK | LINK 2 (to pre-print pdf)

About the role of political decision-making and narratives surrounding military interventions in moral injury
Molendijk, T. 2019. The Role of Political Practices in Moral Injury: A Study of Afghanistan Veterans. Political Psychology, 40(2): 261-275. LINK 1 (to publication) | LINK 2 (to pre-print pdf)

About the role of societal perceptions of soldiers and public debates surrounding military interventions in moral injury
Molendijk, T. 2018. Moral Injury in Relation to Public Debates: The Role of Societal Misrecognition in Moral Conflict-Colored Trauma among Soldiers. Social Science & Medicine, 211: 314-320. LINK 1 (to publication) | LINK 2 (to pre-print pdf)

About moral dimensions of moral injury, and the manifestation of morality’s complexity in moral injury
Molendijk, T. 2018. Toward an Interdisciplinary Conceptualization of Moral Injury: From Unequivocal Guilt and Anger to Moral Conflict and Disorientation. New Ideas in Psychology, 51: 1-8. LINK 1 (to publication) | LINK 2 (to pre-print pdf)

Preliminary analysis of conceptualizations of moral dimensions of moral injury
Molendijk, T., Kramer, E.H. & Verweij, D.E.M. 2018. Moral Aspects of ‘Moral Injury’: Analyzing Conceptualizations on the Role of Morality in Military Trauma. Journal of Military Ethics. 17(1):36-53. LINK 1 (to publication) | LINK 2 (to pre-print pdf)

About how soldiers are taught double-bind messages regarding violence and trauma
Molendijk, T., Kramer, E.H. & Verweij, D.E.M. 2016. Conflicting Notions on Violence and PTSD in the Military: Institutional and Personal Narratives of Combat-Related Illness. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 40(3): 338-360. LINK 1 (to publication) | LINK 2 (to pre-print pdf)