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Cultic Studies: Information about Cults and Psychological Manipulation

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Date Added to MERLOT: March 10, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 03, 2009
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Author: Patrick Ryan, Webmaster Send email to Patrick Ryan, Webmaster 
International Cultic Studies Association
Submitter : Christopher Jackson


This site is described as offering "Information on cults, cultic groups, psychological manipulation, psychological abuse, spiritual abuse, brainwashing, mind control, thought reform, abusive churches, extremism, totalistic groups, new religious movements, alternative and mainstream religions, group dynamics, exit counseling,... More

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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Avatar for Lorraine Sabino
11 years ago

Lorraine Sabino (Student)

I enjoyed using the site, it gave quite a bit of reference material and a good
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Avatar for Bernadette Castellanos
13 years ago

Bernadette Castellanos (Student)

I found this website to be very informing and interesting. I browsed the site for about thirty minutes.It gave great info about cult characteristics and how to identify them. Its a great resource to use and it gives other resources involved. It is easy to understand if you are a first time user.

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Avatar for Liz Schimmer
13 years ago

Liz Schimmer (Student)

As a student, I found this a very interesting website. In the social pyschology
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