Motives of espionage against ones own country in the light of idiographic studies

Journal title

Polish Psychological Bulletin




No 1


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Humanistyczne i Społeczne


Committee for Psychological Science PAS




DOI: 10.2478/v10059-011-0001-2


Polish Psychological Bulletin; 2011; No 1


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