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Take Back Your Life – Table of Contents

Table of Contents for Take Back Your Life: Recovering From Cults and Abusive Relationships

Table of Contents



Part One: The Cult Experience

1 Defining a Cult
2 Recruitment
3 Indoctrination and Resocialization
4 The Cult Leader
5 Abusive Relationships and Family Cults

Part Two: The Healing Process

6 Leaving a Cult
7 Taking Back Your Mind
8 Dealing with Aftereffects
9 Coping with Emotions
10 Building a Life
11 Facing the Challenges of the Future
12 Healing from Sexual Abuse and Violence
13 Making Progress by Taking Action

Part Three: Families and Children in Cults

14 Success Is Sweet: Personal Accounts
15 Born and Raised in a Cult
16 Our Lives to Live: Personal Accounts
17 Child Abuse in Cults by Nori J. Muster

Part Four: Therapeutic Concerns

18 Therapeutic Issues
19 The Therapist’s Role by Shelly Rosen
20 Former Cult Members and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder


A Characteristics Associated with Cultic Groups by Janja Lalich and Michael Langone
B On Being Savvy Spiritual Consumers by Rosanne Henry and Sharon Colvin
C Resources
D Recommended Reading



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