pages – revised edition -How can an evangelist convert a hardboiled sophisticate? Why does a POW sign a confession that he knows. Sargant, William Walters. Battle for the mind: a physiology of conversion and brain-washing / by William Sargant: with a preface by Charles Swencionis. p. cm. in Battle for the. Mind. William Sargant, a leading. physician in psychological medicine, spells out and illustrates. the basic technique used. psychiatrists,. by.
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William Sargant, Battle for the Mind
We can now keep patients asleep or very drowsy for up to 3 months if necessary. John rated it really liked it Sep 03, Combining sleep with ECT avoids this The Formation of Men’s Attitudes. These and other compelling questions are discussed in the definitive work by William Sargant, who for many yea How can an evangelist convert a hardboiled sophisticate? A second bout of tuberculosis and depression in gave Sargant time to complete his book Battle for the Mind and also an opportunity for giving up his year heavy smoking habit.
Anyone who has ever had a “religious transformation”, found themselves under a lot of stress, or acting out of character should read this book. We may be seeing here a new exciting beginning in psychiatry and the possibility of a treatment mins such as followed the introduction of anaesthesia in surgery”.
Paperbackpages. Sargant spells out and illustrates the basic techniques used by evangelists, psychiatrists, and brain-washers to disperse the patterns of belief and behavior already established in the minds of their hearers, and to substitute new patterns for them.
John Wesley sxrgant had years of depressive torment before accepting the idea of salvation by faith rather than good works, might wiloiam avoided this, and simply gone back to help his father as curate of Epworth following treatment. It is well researched, drawing on information and studies from many areas. Chad King rated it it was amazing Nov 16, This is a good read on the “Art and Craft” of Brainwashing with a great deal of History thrown in to complete a rather complex picture.
During sleep treatment we also give them ECT and anti-depressant drugs”. The Rape of the Mind: Showing of 37 reviews. It was, he said, “doing good by stealth”. I wish the book was written in a better style for conveying the message. Edwin Stratton-Mackay rated it liked it Mar 27, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Battle for the Mind
Jun 21, Nana Kwansa marked it as to-read. Among the points that were brought out were the routine violation of patients’ rights as regards giving consent for treatment; the fact that Sargant admitted in correspondence with an Australian lawyer willia patients had died under his deep sleep regime; and the circumstance that all patient records at St Thomas’s and the related health authorities relating to Sargant’s activities have been destroyed, making it difficult vattle if not impossible — for patients to seek redress through the courts.
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The only book that I have found that is close to being as good as this one is “Bounded Choice: He said in a talk delivered in Leeds: British actress Celia Imrie was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital when she was fourteen for the treatment of anorexia under the care of Sargant.
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What is so valuable is that they generally have no memory about the actual length of the treatment or the numbers of ECT used Willam 15, Jeremy rated it really liked it. While this book is often referred to as a work on ‘ brainwashing ‘, and indeed it is subtitled a physiology of conversion and brainwashingSargant emphasises that his aim is to elucidate the processes involved rather than advocate uses.