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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Battle for the Mind

Read more Read less. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Here is a good quote from the book, page I am a retired Psychologist and usually enjoy reading non-fiction. The only book kind I have found that is close to being as good as this one is “Bounded Choice: Open Preview See a Problem? His father was a City broker, his mother, Alice Walters, was the daughter of a Methodist minister from a family of wealthy Welsh brewers.

At the outbreak of war in September Sargant returned to Britain to find that the Maudsley had been evacuated and divided into two—one half going to Mill Hill School in North London and the other half setting up a hospital in the old Belmont Workhouse near Sutton, Surrey.

Battle For The Mind

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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Among the points that were brought out were the routine violation of patients’ rights as regards giving consent for treatment; the fact that Sargant admitted in correspondence with an Australian lawyer that patients had died under his deep sleep regime; and the circumstance that all patient records at St Thomas’s and the related health authorities relating to Sargant’s activities have been destroyed, making it difficult — if not impossible — for patients to seek redress through the courts.

Sarganf was born into a large and wealthy Methodist family in HighgateLondon. We may be seeing here a new exciting beginning in psychiatry and the possibility of a treatment era such as followed the introduction of anaesthesia in surgery”. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. See all 37 reviews. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Battle for the Mind by William Sargant. Retrieved from ” https: The available methods, which Sargant also referred to as “modern” and “active” treatments, were drugs in large doses antidepressants, amphetamines, barbiturates, tranquillisers, neurolepticselectroconvulsive therapy, insulin coma therapy, continuous narcosis and leucotomy.

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A second bout mijd tuberculosis and depression in gave Sargant time to complete his book Battle for the Mind and also an opportunity for giving up his year heavy smoking habit. Chad King rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Set up a giveaway.


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Sargant’s methods inspired Australian doctor Harry Bailey who employed deep sleep treatment at Sydney ‘s Chelmsford Private Hospitaleventually leading to the death of nattle patients. British actress Celia Imrie was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital when she was fourteen for the treatment of anorexia under the care of Sargant.

I found this book very hard to read and am struggling to get beyond the beginning chapters. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Imrie has written that her eventual cure was nothing to do with Sargant and his bizarre techniques.

I read this book for a freshmen seminar class at UC Berkeley. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Kevin rated it liked it May 15, These and other compelling questions are discussed in this definitive work by William Sargant.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Interesting read on the history of Christian brainwashing among other things.