Group processes in cult affiliation and recruitment
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- Halperin, D.A. Group (1982) 6: 13. doi:10.1007/BF01456447
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Cult affiliation and the maintenance of cult affiliation is a multidimensional process. It may reflect individual psychopathology, familial dysfunction or the use of intense group experiences to create a context in which major personality change may occur. This paper discusses cult affiliation within the context of group dynamics and the formation of group fantasies.