Although much has been written about cults in recent years, many questions remain. Do cults recruit subjects by brainw ashing them or do individuals gravitate to cults to fulfill unmet needs? This paper will review some essential points of cult phenomena and discuss the treatment of one patient who was involved in a charismatic religious cult .
Miller, MD, Mark
"The Treatment of a Borderline Patient Complicated by Involvement with a Charismatic Religious Cult: A Case Report,"
Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry:
1, Article 9.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jeffjpsychiatry/vol2/iss1/9