Program Note: Janja Lalich, an associate professor of sociology and an expert on the cult phenomenon will be on tonight to talk about how cult victims recover from "coercive influence." Tonight AC360° at 10 p.m. ET.
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Associate Professor of Sociology, California State University, Chico
Cult victims and those who have suffered abusive relationships often suffer from fear, confusion, low-self esteem, and post-traumatic stress.
Take Back Your Life explains the seductive draw that leads people into such situations, provides guidelines for assessing what happened, and hands-on tools for getting back on track. Written for the victims, their families, and professionals, this book leads readers through the healing process. A resource list and numerous personal accounts of those who have successfully made the transition to the “normal” world provide help and inspiration.
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