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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After the war, Sargant found it difficult to settle at the re-united Maudsley Hospital and applied — unsuccessfully — for positions elsewhere.

These and other compelling questions are discussed in the definitive work by William Sargant, who for many years until his death in was a leading physician in psychological medicine. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

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Stacey Douglas rated it liked it Apr 30, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Anyone who has ever had a “religious transformation”, found themselves under a lot of stress, or acting out of character should read this book. I gave this book to a willkam of mine, who is fascinated by the study of the human brain.


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If you are looking for a concise introduction to the tactics and techniques used in brainwashing, from an introduction to the work of Pavlov, to the methods used in the Soviet Union and religion, then this book is ideal.

They are gifted with religious and social apprehensions, and they are gifted with the power of reason; but all these faculties are physiologically entailed to the brain. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I stopped going to movies and watching TV years ago because I felt I was highly suggestible.

Joseph Wheaton rated it really liked it Jun 09, His ambition to be a physician was thwarted by a disastrous piece of research and a nervous breakdown, after which he turned his attention to psychiatry. Chad rated it liked it May 12, It was Sargant’s firm belief that anyone with psychological problems should be treated early and intensively with all available methods — combined if necessary. wolliam

William Sargant

The science of thought control Oxford Landmark Science. Retrieved from ” https: He did not excel academically but played rugby for St John’s College, was president of Cambridge University Medical Society and collected autographs of famous medical men. Open Preview See a Problem? Jackie rated it really liked it Jul 04, I bought extra copies for my kids. In he was appointed director of the department of psychological medicine at St Thomas’ Hospital, London, and remained there until and after his retirement insaryant treating patients at other hospitals, building up a lucrative private practice in Harley Street, and working as a media psychiatrist.


About the Author Charles Swencionis, Ph.

To ask other readers questions about Battle for the Mindplease sign up. Battle for the Mind; A physiology of conversion and brain-washing 2nd ed. Combining sleep with ECT avoids this I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this book.

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William Sargant, Battle for the Mind

Sargant connected Pavlov’s findings to the ways jind learned and internalised belief systems. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.