Cults in Our Midst

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9780787902667: Cults in Our Midst

A definitive and shocking expose that reveals what cults are and how they work. With vital information on how to help people escape cult entrapments and recover from the experience, this book will be an invaluable resource to former cult members.

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Most people believe that cult members are mentally unbalanced or are misfits who live in remote places, like the doomed devotees of Jim Jones and David Koresh. We take comfort in the fact that the influences of cults are far removed from our everyday lives.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Over the past two decades, in the United States alone, an estimated twenty million people have joined cults. Today, three to five thousand cults are working to recruit new members. At any point in time, two-and-a-half to three million Americans are active cult members. Often a cult is disguised as a legitimate business or organization: a restaurant, self-help group, psychotherapy clinic, or leadership training program could be a front for a cult. Anyone—no matter what age or income level—could be susceptible to the covert and seductive nature of a cult. People are especially vulnerable to these masterful manipulators during periods of traumatic life changes: a college student away from home for the first time, a grief-stricken widow in need of understanding and support, or a businessperson transferred by his or her employer to a new and unfamiliar community.
The country's leading authority on cults, Margaret Thaler Singer, calls on her nearly fifty years of expertise to write the definitive book on cults. Written with author and former cult member Janja Lalich, Singer's first book is a shocking exposea that reveals what cults are and how they work. Cults in Our Midst offers vital information on how to help people escape cult entrapments and recover from the experience. This compelling book debunks commonly held myths and answers perplexing questions about cults such as:

  • Why don't people just leave cults?
    (li> What characteristics do cults have in common?
  • Why isn't the U.S. Marines or Alcoholics Anonymous considered a cult?
  • Who are the people most likely to join cults?
  • Where can I go for help if someone I love is living in a cult?
  • What actions can we take to prevent the spread of cults' influence?

Cults in Our Midst is filled with practical strategies and suggestions for understanding the cult phenomenon and helping cult members break free. The authors outline the methods of exit counseling that have been used successfully with thousands of cult members and address major areas of post-cult adjustment. Former cult members will find this book to be an invaluable resource to help them comprehend their cult experience and reclaim their lives.

About the Author:

MARGARET THALER SINGER, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and adjunct professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. In her career, she has counseled and interviewed more than three thousand current and former cult members and their relatives and friAnds. An expert on post-traumatic stress as well as cults, she lectures widely in the United States and abroad. JANJA LALICH is a former cult member and is now a writer, consultant, and cult information specialist. She is also the coauthor of Captive Hearts, Captive Minds (1994).

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