Psychiatry and the Cults: An Annotated Bibliography

1st Edition

John A. Saliba

Published September 18, 2018
Reference - 640 Pages
ISBN 9781138317338 - CAT# K391421
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry


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Originally published in 1987, this title was compiled in response to the concern, in some segments of society, about the presence of new religious movements in the West in the second half of the twentieth century. There are lots of psychological questions surrounding cults and the influence they have over their members. These questions have been operative in the accumulation of this annotated bibliography, which was intended primarily as a reference guide for psychiatrists and counsellors who advise cult members, ex-cult members and their bewildered parents, and lawyers who use psychiatric arguments in the courts.

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