Deprogramming

@article{Shupe1977Deprogramming,
  title={Deprogramming},
  author={A. Shupe and R. Spielmann and S. Stigall},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={1977},
  volume={20},
  pages={941 - 956}
}
This paper compares deprogramming with exorcism, thought reform, and resocialization, and offers insight into how members of the anticult movement justify their own involvement in "coercive conversion." It serves as a fitting, if ironic, close to this issue on conversion and commitment in contemporary religion. 
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