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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Learn more about Amazon Prime. William Sargant worked with both British and American intelligence agencies in mind control programs.

Battle For The Mind

Battle for the Mind by William Sargant. 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 hatred for any form of psychotherapy, and his reliance on dogma rather than clinical evidence have left him as a controversial figure bbattle work is seldom cited in modern psychiatric texts.

After 3 or 4 treatments they may ask for ECT to be discontinued because of an increasing dread of further treatments.

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Dave Getzinger rated it really liked it Jun wulliam, It is a great book. Jan 31, Mircea Lungu rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.


John rated it really liked it Sep 03, Perhaps, even earlier, Jesus Christ might simply have returned to his carpentry following the use of modern [psychiatric] treatments. He wrote in his standard textbook An introduction to physical methods of treatment in psychiatry: How can an evangelist minc a hardboiled sophisticate?

Sargant was born into a large and wealthy Methodist family in HighgateLondon. Anyone who has ever had a “religious transformation”, found themselves under a lot of stress, or acting out of character should read this book.

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Wether it be by politicians, psychiatrists medicine men or the religious, this book delves into the technics that are used, for good or ill, to excite the individual into a highly suggestible state that can lead to changes in their core values and behaviors. Five of his uncles were preachers. Edwin Stratton-Mackay rated it mindd it Mar 27, Conditioned behaviour patterns could be changed by stimulated stresses beyond a dog’s capacity for response, in essence causing a breakdown.

Sargant explains and illustrates the basic techniques used by evangelists, psychiatrists, and brain-washers to dissolve existing, established patterns of belief, and then substitute new beliefs and behaviors. Loyola and St Francis might also have continued with their military careers. Share your thoughts with other customers. It is a very good foundation for beginning the study of brainwashing.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Stacey Douglas rated it liked it Apr 30, Trivia About Battle for the Mind. His ambition to be a physician was thwarted b William 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. Bailey and Sargant were in close contact and apparently competed to see which of them could keep a patient in the deepest coma.

Brainwashing, Conditioning safgant Indoctrination. Jun 21, Nana Kwansa marked it as to-read. Pavlov and his classification of dogs in the same four categories that hyppocrates classifies people: He wrote numerous articles in the medical and lay press, an autobiography, The Unquiet Mindand a book titled Battle for the Mind in which he discusses the nature of the process by which our minds are subject to influence by others.