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Cult membership as a source of self-cohesion: forensic implications.

  title={Cult membership as a source of self-cohesion: forensic implications.},
  author={Theodore B. Feldmann and P W Johnson},
  journal={The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  volume={23 2},
The study of cults and the types of individuals drawn to them has long been of interest to psychiatrists. Although many studies have been done on personality types and psychopathology in cult members, no consensus has emerged. Studies of psychopathology in cult members have viewed these individuals as having either no significant impairment, displaying elements of character pathology, or being severely impaired. The result is that no clear theoretical framework has been developed to explain… 
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