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 – Wikipedia

Fascinating stuff and worth a few evenings of your time. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It is well researched, drawing on information and studies from many areas.

The Rape of the Mind: Sean rated it it was amazing Sep 02, Chad King rated it it was amazing Nov 16, These and other compelling questions are discussed in this definitive work by William Sargant. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of It is a good read, and anyone who is in the business of changing how others think or perceive reality or who is subject to the work of others in this field–politicians, advertisers His ambition to be a physician was thwarted b Bbattle Walters Sargant was a controversial British psychiatrist who is remembered for the evangelical zeal with which he promoted treatments such as psychosurgery, deep sleep treatment, electroconvulsive therapy and insulin shock therapy.


This particular book is the best book I have come across on the fascinating subject of brainwashing and thought control. No trivia or quizzes yet. Awesome introduction in to a very important field of science.

Jackie rated it really liked it Jul 04, Daniela rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Bailey and Sargant were in close contact and apparently competed to see which of them could keep a patient in the deepest coma.

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Battle for the Mind by William Sargant

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Perhaps, even earlier, Jesus Christ might simply have returned to his carpentry following the use of modern [psychiatric] treatments.

Battle for the Mind

Refresh and try again. Retrieved from ” https: William Sargant worked with both British and American intelligence agencies in mind control programs. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Wilberforcetoo, might have gone back to being a man about town, and avoided his long fight to abolish slavery and his addiction to laudanum. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Do the evangelist, willam POW’s captor, and the policeman use similar methods to gain their ends?

Well worth the read. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Kevan Bowkett rated it really liked it Dec 22, It is a great book. Now, some of these techniques are pretty dated Whats more these happened fairly independently to one another, so each group brought its own understanding to fot even though the methods used by were similar in many ways. Although remembered as a major force in British psychiatry in the post-war years, his enthusiasm for discredited treatments such as insulin shock therapy and deep sleep treatment, his distaste for all forms of psychotherapy[1] and his reliance on dogma rather than clinical evidence [2] have confirmed his reputation as a controversial figure whose work is seldom cited in modern psychiatric texts.

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. sarggant