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Cult FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about cults, sects, and related issues

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cults, Sects, and Related Issues

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Coming out of the cults, by the late Margaret Thaler Singer:

Clinical research has identified specific cult-related emotional problems with which ex-members must cope during their reentry into society. Among them: indecisiveness, uncritical passivity--and fear of the cult itself.

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• Subject: CultFAQ.org: Frequently Asked Questions About Cults
• First posted: Dec. 9, 1996
• Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2005
• Editors: Anton and Janet Hein-Hudson
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