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Recovery from Cults: Help for Victims of Psychological and Spiritual Abuse
     

Recovery from Cults: Help for Victims of Psychological and Spiritual Abuse

by Michael D. Langone, Many Others (Joint Author), Michael D. Langon (Introduction), Margaret Thaler Singer (Preface by)
 

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Drawing upon the clinical expertise of professionals and the personal experiences of those formerly involved in high-intensity mind-control groups, this book is a comprehensive guide to the cult experience.
Michael Langone and his colleagues provide practical guidelines for helping former cult members manage the problems they encounter when leaving cults.

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Drawing upon the clinical expertise of professionals and the personal experiences of those formerly involved in high-intensity mind-control groups, this book is a comprehensive guide to the cult experience.
Michael Langone and his colleagues provide practical guidelines for helping former cult members manage the problems they encounter when leaving cults.

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Contains non-sensational, in-depth information. Among the 20 contributions are personal accounts, discussion of mind control and of the historical background to helping cult victims, and case studies. Guidelines for facilitating recovery are given in separate chapters for therapists, clergy, support groups, families, and psychiatric hospital personnel. Special issues such as children and cults, ritualistic abuse of children in day-care centers, teen satanism, and legal considerations are addressed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393313215
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/17/1995
Edition description:
(1995)
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Michael Langone lives in southern Florida.

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