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Index of ICSA Articles

Grouped by periodical and issue.
The articles listed below are available electronically in the ICSA member e-Library (become a member). Articles are available individually and as part of issue pdfs (like having a library of more than 75 books).  

In addition to other benefits, membership in ICSA gives one access to the periodicals below and to several hundred group pages, which contain news, articles, and links pertinent to specific groups. 

The e-library also gives members access to past issues of the ICSA Newsdesk (a bi-weekly email of an article of note) and ICSA Member Update, which describes the achievements and activities of ICSA members.

For those needing bibliographic details, page numbers of articles that appeared in print are given in parentheses after the author’s name(s). Web-only articles do not have page numbers. 

Current periodicals are International Journal of Cultic Studies (2010 - present) and ICSA Today (2010 - present). Past periodicals include Cultic Studies Journal (1984 - 2002), Cultic Studies Review (2002 - 2010), and ICSA e-Newsletter (2004 - 2008).  The member e-library also includes more than 4000 articles (mostly news summaries) from the Cult Observer (1984 - 2002) and The Advisor (1979 - 1984)..

ICSA Today (2010 - present)

IT Vol. 8 No. 2 (2017)

Government, Thought Reform, and Native History - Nancy Miquelon (2-9) 

Retribing the Planet: Shamanism Repurposed for Modern-Times - Joseph Szimhart (10-14)

Arts: Paintings - Joseph Szimhart (16-19)

Cleansing Ritual - Mary O'Connell (20-21)

Book Review - Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood - Gina Catena, Reviewer (22-23)

Correspondents' Reports - (24-30)

News Desk - (31- 36)


IT Vol. 8. No. 1 (2017)

Free Speech and Cultic Litigation - Esther Friedman (2-5)

Suppression of Free Speech: Report on a Survey - Michael D. Langone (6-7)

Saved By Our Son - Russell Bradshaw (8-11) 

Cults and Sex Trafficking - Andy Volger (12-16)

Profile On Hakan Jarva (17)

Book Review - Paradise and Promises: Chronicles of My Life With a Self-Declared, Modern-Day Buddha - Marcia Rudin (18-19)

Arts: Colored Pencil Paintings - Laura Chatterton (20-27)

Correspondents' Reports (28-31)

News Desk (32-36)


IT Vol. 7. No. 3 (2016)

You Do Not Have to Be a Fool to Be Fooled: An Interview with Robert Cialdini, Updated - Cathrine Moestue (2-10)

Origins and Prevention of Abuse in Religious Groups - Michael D. Langone (11-13)

Correspondents' Reports (14-18)

Arts: Poetry and Photography (19-21)

Book Review - Institutional Persuasion: The Technology of Reformation in Straight Incorporated and Residential Teen Treatment Industry - Ron Burks (22-24)

Profile on Noomi Andemark (25)

News Desk (26-32)


IT Vol. 7. No. 2 (2016)

Groucho Marx and Cult Recovery  - Michael D. Langone (2-5)

Inside the Walls of a Libertarian - Flavio Amaral (6-9)

Info-Cult at 35: Observations, Insights, and Lessons Learned - Michael Kropveld (10-14)

Why I had to Escape a Fundamentalist Cult - Charlene L. Edge (15-17)

Arts and Poetry - Katharina Meredith (18-19)

Book Review: S. - Joseph Szimhart (20-21)

Profile on Alex Gawkins (22-23)

Correspondents' Reports (24-27)

News Desk (28-33)


IT Vol. 7. No. 1 (2016)

Closed Cults, Open Conferences - Steve K.D. Eichel (2-3)

Dr. Paul Martin-A Good Leader and a Wonderful Counselor - Gillie Jenkinson (4-7)

What Changed My Mind - Camilla Hanke (8-10)

When Endings Are Beginnings: David's Story - Jill Mytton (11-16)

Impact on Children of Being Born Into/Raised in a Cultic Group - Ashley Allen (17-22)

The Theory That Won't Go Away: An Updated Review of the Role Hypnosis Plays in Mind Control - Steve K. D. Eichel (23-27)

2015 Margaret T. Singer Award (28-29)

Visual Arts: Fiber Art - Joy Prescott (30)

"Mommy, Did You Get to See the Dolphins?" - Eva Meyrat (31-33)

Correspondents' Reports (34-37)

News Desk (38-44)

IT Vol. 6. No. 3 (2015)
 
The Challenge of Defining Cult - Herbert L. Rosedale, Michael D. Langone, Russell H. Bradshaw, Steve K. Eichel (2-13) 
  • On Using the Term Cult (Herbert L. Rosedale and Michael D. Langone)
  • The Definitional Ambiguity of Cult and ICSA's Mission (Michael D. Langone)
  • What is a Cult? (Russell H Bradshaw)
  • Characteristics Associated with Cultic Groups (Michael D. Langone)
  • For Families Who Suspect That a Loved One May be Involved with a High-Demand Group (Cult) (Steve K. D. Eichel)
Why Did I Endure? - Carrie Buddington (14-17)

Editor's Corner - William Goldberg (18-19)

Poetry - Alicen Grey (20-23)

Book Review - The Family - Ashley Allen (24-25)

Correspondents' Reports (28-31)

News Desk (32-40)

IT Vol. 6. No. 2 (2015)

Mental-Health Issues in Cult-Related Interventions - J Paul Lennon, Joseph Szimhart, William Goldberg, 
and Daniel Shaw (2-7) 

When Critical Thinking Doesn't Help: Why It Fails and How to Make It Happen - Millard J. Melynk (8-11) 

Meditating to Settle Conflicts in Cultic Groups: Some Useful Methodologies - Raffaella Di Marzio (12-15)

Editor's Corner - Lindow Dubrow-Marshall (16)

Visual Art - Riaan Williams (17-21)

Book Review: 
Quivering Daughters Hope and Healing for the Daughters of Patriarchy - Lawrence A. Pile (22-25)

Correspondents' Reports (26-29)

News Desk (30-40)

IT Vol. 6. No. 1 (2015)

An Introduction to the Basics of a Safe Religious Community - Neil C. Damgaard (2-7)

My Unexpected Journey - Cindy Kunsman (8-12)

Editor's Corner - Michael Langone (13-15)

2014 Phoenix Project: Ex-Member Art and Literature - Diana Pletts (16-22)

Profile On Ck Rardin - (23)

Arts: Photography - Ck Rardin (24-25)

Arts: Poetry - Dianne L. Wentworth (26-28)

Film Review: Generation War Our Fathers Our Mothers - Tony Jenkinson (29)

Correspondents' Reports (30)

News Desk (31)


IT Vol. 5, No. 3 (2014)

A Few Things I've Learned and Some People I've Learned From - Lorna Goldberg (2-9)

2012 Paul Martin Lecture: Thought Reform and the Psychology of Breaking Away From Totalism - Ron Burks (10-13)

Religious Liberty and New Religious Movements: The Italian Experience and the Observatory on Religious Liberty - Massimo Introvigne (14-19)

Profile on Diana Pletts (20)

Book Review: Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson (Jeff Guinn) - RaeAnne Wilson, Reviewer (21)

From Survivor To Thriver - Angela "Vennie" Kocsis (22-25)

Arts: Poetry - Angela "Vennie" Kocsis (26-27)

Arts: Mixed Media - Angela "Vennie" Kocsis (28-29)

Correspondents' Reports (30-31)

News Desk (32-41)


IT Vol. 5, No. 2 (2014)


Rebuilding the Jigsaw - Gillie Jenkinson (2-5) 

Reclaiming Life Stories After Cult Immersion - Greg Jemsek (6-10) 

Peace at Last - Gina Catena (12-15) 

A Personal Experience of Transcendental Meditation and the TM Movement - Stephen Coleman (16-17) 

When the Cult Leader Hoists a White Flag: The Shinsekai Case - Masaki Kito & Takashi Yamaguchi (18-21) 

Profile on Daniel Shaw (22) 

Point of View : Q&A- William Goldberg (23) 

Correspondents' Reports (24-27) 

News Desk (28-37)


IT Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)


Why Cults are Harmful: Neurobiological Speculations - Doni Whitsett (2-5)

Writing Betrayal of the Spirit: Autobiographical Writing as Therapy - Nori Muster (6-8)

Commentary on Writing Betrayal of the Spirit - Doni Whitsett (9-10)

Cultic Issues and Religious Freedom - Willy Fautre (11-15)

Arts: Poetry - Kristen Skedgell DeVoe (16-18)

Point of View: Q&A - William Goldberg (19)

Arts: Photography - Diana Pletts (20-21)

Correspondent Reports (22-25)

Press Summaries (26-33)


IT Vol. 4, No. 3 (2013)


Dialogue and Cultic Studies: Why Dialogue Benefits the Cultic Studies Field – ICSA Board of Directors (2-7) 

The Ethics of Evangelism and Cult Recruitment – Elmer Thiessen (8-10) 

2013 ICSA Annual Conference Trieste, Italy (11-17) 

Zen and the Art of Student Abuse – Christopher Hamacher (18-19) 

Correspondent Reports (20-21) 

Arts: Poetry (22-23 

Arts: Painting – Susan Libby (24-27) 

Profiles on Nancy Miquelon and Lisa Monroney (28-29) 

Former Members and Health Care Reform – Livia Bardin (29) 

Book Review: Mushroom Satori: The Cult Diary (Joseph Szimhart) – Marsha Rudin, Reviewer (30) 

Press Summaries (31-37) 


IT Vol. 4, No. 2 (2013) 


Marriage After the Cult – Lorna Goldberg (2-5) 

On Breaking the Code of Silence – Kristen Skedgell DeVoe (6-7) 

Back from the Brink – Lawrence A. Pile (8-11) 

The Marriage of the Lamb – K. Gordon Neufeld (12-15) 

Arts: A 30-Year Odyssey – Ava Lynn Williams (16-23) 

Profile on Marie-Andrée Pelland (24) 

Point of View : Q&A- William Goldberg (25) 

Correspondent Reports (26) 

Press Summaries (27-33) 


IT Vol. 4, No. 1 (2013)


Born into a Doomsday Cult – Andie Redwine (2-5) 

Urban Legends and Other Misconceptions Concerning the Threats Cults Pose – Piotr T. Nowakowski (6-9) 

The Results of the International Cultic Studies Association’s 2008 Questionnaire for Former Cult Members – Richard Dowhower (10-11) 

Point of View: Q&A (12) 

Book Review: Child of the Cult (Nori Muster) – Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (13-15) 

Book Review: Escape: My Lifelong War Against Cults (Paul Morantz) – Leona Furnari, Reviewer (15-17) 

Poetry – Jessica (18-21) 

Profiles on Rosanne Henry and Carol Giambalvo (22-23) 

Arts: Poetry – Jessica (18-21) 

Correspondent Reports (24-26) 

Press Summaries (27-33) 


IT Vol. 3, No. 3 (2012)


“By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them”: How Good and Bad Works Can Deceive – the Case of the Legion of Christ – Michael Langone (2-5) 

Bad Fruits of the Legion of Christ Catholic Religious Order – Paul Lennon (6 – 9) 

The Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi: A Parent’s Perspective – Peter Kingsland (10-13) 

The Law to Protect Victims of Manipulation: A Victory for Region Friuli Venezia Giulia – Cristina Caparesi (14-15) 

ICSA International Conference Awards Speeches – Carolle Tremblay; Steve A. Kent (16-19) 

Point of View: Q&A – William Goldberg (20) 

Book Review. Theosophy: History of a Pseudoreligion (Rene Guenon) – Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (21-23) 

Correspondent Reports (24-26) 

Arts: Painting - April Galamin (26-27) 

Arts: Poetry - Heather (28-30) 

Press Summaries (31-37) 


IT Vol. 3, No. 2 (2012)


“Cults” and Globalization: Reflections and Questions – Mike Kropveld (2-5) 

An Open Letter to Clergy Regarding Helping Former Members of Abusive Churches or Cults – Carol Giambalvo (6-7) 

Getting Involved in a Cult is Easy; Getting Out Never Is – Gary M. (8-11) 

Sister, My Sister – Sophie G. (12-15) 

Aspects of Alternative Spirituality in Romania – Rev. Dr. Radu Petre Muresan (16-22) 

Movie Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene – Rebecca Parks, Reviewer (22-23) 

Arts: Poetry – Carol Welch (24-25) 

Arts: Drawing – April Galamin (26-27) 

Point of View: Q&A (28) 

Correspondent Reports (29-31) 

Profiles on Carolle Tremblay, Steve K. D. Eichel, and Steven A. Kent (32-33) 

Press Summaries (34-37) 


IT Vol. 3, No. 1 (2012)


History of the Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center — Barbara Martin (2-7) 

Resisting the Pressure to Choose Between Parents: A School-Based Program – Amy J. L. Baker, PhD (8-13) 

Cult, A Love Story – Alexandra Amor (14-15) 

Book Review: Merchants of Deception (Eric Scheibeler) –Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (16-17) 

Book Review: Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment (Janet Heimlich) – Marcia Rudin, Reviewer (19-20) 

Book Review: Modern Religions: An Experiential Analysis (Elliot Benjamin) –Nori Muster, Reviewer (17-18) 

Correspondent Reports (21-25) 

Arts: Leaving a Cult for Music – Rebecca Parks (24-27) 

Profiles on Michael Kropveld, Karen Pressley, and Omar Saldana (28-29) 

Press Summaries (30-37) 


IT Vol. 2, No. 3 (2011)


Lessons Learned from SGAs About Recovery and Resiliency – Leona Furnari, MSW, LCSW & Rosanne Henry, MA (2-9) 

My Perspective of Rosanne Henry and Leona Furnari’s Presentation to the Annual SGA Workshop – Patrick Rardin (10-11) 

Family Life In and Out of a Cult – Elizabeth A. (12-15) 

My Voice: Learning to Speak After the Cult – Alice A. (16-19) 

Born and Raised in Aesthetic Realism – Ann Stamler, MA, MPhil (20-23) 

“I Really Believed that This Way of Living Was Right” – Monique Goudsmit (24-26) 

Correspondents’ Reports (27-29) 

Arts: Drawing, Poetry – Sara DeGraff (30-31) 

Arts: Poetry – Lois Kendall (32-33) 

Profiles on Patrick Ryan, Alvaro Rodriguez-Carballeira, Lady Vane (34-35) 

Press Summaries (36-41) 


IT Vol. 2, No. 2 (2011) 


Physical Child Abuse in Sects – Lois Kendall, PhD (2-5)

Family Dynamics During a Cult Crisis – Douglas Agustin (2-5) 

Correspondents’ Reports (9) 

Austrian Perspectives on Cults – Friedrich Griess (10-13) 

Paul R. Martin Memorial Lecture – Rod Dubrow-Marshall, Ph.D. (14-17) 

From the Fire to a Blessing Field: Transitioning from an Unhealthy Relationship to a Life of Creativity – Karen Pressley (18-21) 

Profiles on Robert Pardon, Judy Pardon, William Goldberg. (22-23) 

Visual Arts - Helen Pomery (24-26) 

Arts: Poetry - Susan Nieland (27-29) 

Book Review. Occult America: The Secret History of How Mysticism Shaped Our Nation (Mitch Horowitz) – Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (30-32) 

Book Review. Ranger’s Apprentice Book 8: The Kings of Clonmel (John Flanagan) – Eric Hamill, Reviewer (32) 

Press Summaries (33-41) 

IT Vol., 2, No. 1 (2011)


The Impact of a Modern-Day Polygamy Group on Women and Children – Larry Beall, Ph.D. (2-8) 

New Books on Polygamy - Andrea Moore-Emmett (9) 

Cult is as Cult Does – Gina Catena, M.S., N.P., C.N.M. (10-12) 

Point of View: Q&A – Rosanne Henry, M.A., L.P.C. (13) 

Special Report: Polygamy News(14-15) 

Let’s Get Lost – Kenneth Neufeld(16-19) 

Arts: Visual Arts – Rebbe Fortune (20-21) 

Arts: Poetry – Jael Tamar Sprinkle (22-23) 

Book Review. The Cult Files: True Stories from the Extreme Edges of Religious Belief – Joseph Szimhart (24-25) 

Correspondents’ Reports (26-30) 

Profiles on Cristina Caparesi, Friedrich Griess, Raffaella Di Marzio (32-33) 

Press Summaries (34-41) 

IT Vol. 1, No. 2 (2010)


2010 ICSA Annual Conference (2-7) 

2010 Phoenix Project Report – Diana Pletts (8-13) 

Arts: Drawing – Annabet Mseley (14-15) 

Point of View (16) 

Arts: Poetry – Anabet Modeley (17) 

Prayer-Fee Mandates Removed from Federal Health Care Bills – Rita Swan (18-21) 

Fair Game (short story) – K. Gordon Neufeld (22-23) 

Post-Cult Financial Recovery - Mattie Elizabeth Green (24-27) 

Book Review: Stripping the Gurus: Sex, Violence, Abuse and Enlightenment (Geoffrey D. Falk) – Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (28-29) 

Correspondent Reports – (30-33) 

Profiles on Gillie Jenkinson, Lois Kendall, and Piotr T. Nowakowski 

Press Summaries (36-41) 


IT Vol. 1, No. 1 (2010)


ICSA Recovery Workshops: The Colorado Model – Carol Giambalvo; Rosanne Henry (2-9) 

A Recovery-from-Addictions Model Applied to Cult Intervention – Joseph Szimhart (10-13) 

Coming Back Home – Julie Katzer (14-15) 

Point of View (16) 

ICSA News (17) 

Correspondent Reports (20-21) 

Poetry – Donna Collins (22-23) 

Paintings – Christine Cole (24-25) 

Profiles on Lorna Goldberg and Ann Stamler (26-27) 

Press Summaries (28-33) 

International Journal of Cultic Studies (2010 - present)

IJCS Vol. 8 (2017)

Life After Centrepoint: Accounts of Adult Adjustment After Childhood Spent at an Experimental Community. Kerry Gibson, Mandy Morgan, Cheryl Wooley, and Tracey Powis (1-15)

Prosecuting Child Sexual Abuse in Alternative Religions. Andrea Willey, Stephen A. Kent (16-36)

Second-Generation Religious Cult Survivors: Implications for Counselors. Cyndi H. Matthews (37-49)

Exit Intervention: A New Approach to Saving Family Members From Destructive Groups. Steven A. Autenrieth (50-59)

The Unique Characteristics of Postcult Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Suggested Therapeutic Approaches. Dennis Patrick Healy (60-70)

Book Reviews: Destructive and Terrorist Cults: A New Kind of Slavery: Leader, Followers, and Mind Manipulation. Reviewer, Ron Burks (71-73) 

Book Review: Spiritual Abuse Recovery: Dynamic Research on Finding a Place of Wholeness. Reviewer, Patrick J. Knapp (74-75)

Book Review: Dead, Insane, or in Jail: A CEDU Memoir. Reviewer, Joseph Szimhart (76-77)

Book Review: Why They Believe: A Case Study in Contemporary Polygamy. Reviewer, Arthur A. Dole (78-81)

IJCS Vol. 7 (2016)


Counseling Former Cultists: The Brief Intermittent Development Therapy (BIDT) Approach. Steve K. D. Eichel (1-14)

Religious Cults, Human Rights, and Public Policy: The Secular Perspective. Stephen Mutch (15-27)

Clubs, Neotribal Enclaves, and Cults: Variations on the Theme of Organizing Members. Mark N. Wexler (28-40)

Abuso Psicológico en Grupos: Taxonomía y Severidad de sus Componentes. Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Omar Saldaña, Carmen Almendros, Javier Martín-Peña, Jordi Escartín,
y Clara Porrúa-García (41-54)

Book Review - Combating Cult Mind Control: The #1 Best-Selling Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery From Destructive Cults (Steven Hassan) - Marcia Rudin, Reviewer (55-56)

Book Review - The Raincoat People: Confessions of a Cult Member (Lesley Elizabeth Smailes) - Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (57-62)

IJCS Vol. 6 (2015) 

Freemen, Sovereign Citizens, and the Challenge to Public Order in British Heritage Countries. Stephen A. Kent  (1-15)

Growing Up With Strictly Religious Parents: A Narrative Analysis of Second-Generation Memoirs. Terra Anne Manca (16-33)

Jones on Jesus: Who Is the Messiah? Kristian D. Klippenstein (34-47)

Psychological Manipulation, Hypnosis, and Suggestion. Jose Fernández Aguado (48-59)

Religion et secte, deux concepts latino-chrétiens. Arthur Mary (60-68)

Supporting Human Rights by Testifying Against Human Wrongs. 
Alan W. Scheflin (69-82)
 
State Intervention Against The Baptist Church of Windsor: From Law-Abiding Citizens to
Perpetrators of Severe Child Physical Abuse. Dianne Casoni, Adriana Pacheco, Mike Kropveld (83-99)

Book Reviews - Brief: Reflections on Childhood, Trauma and Society (Bruce D. Perry) - Lois Svoboda, Reviewer (100-101)

Book Review - The Children of God: There Is Life After the Cult (Faye Thomas) - Cynthia Kunsman , Reviewer (102-105)

Book Review - Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults and Beliefs (Steven Hassan) - William Goldberg, Reviewer (106-107)

Book Review - Dolgyal Shugden: A History (The Dolgyal Shugden Research Society) - Joseph Szimhart, Reviewer (108-110)

IJCS Vol. 5 (2014)

Introduction to the Monograph. IJCS Editors (1)

Introduction to Traumatic Narcissism Issue. Daniel Shaw (2)

Introduction to the Conference. Chris Carlson (3)

The Relational System of the Traumatizing Narcissist. Daniel Shaw (4-11)

Cults: A Natural Disaster-Looking at Cult Involvement Through a Trauma Lens. Shelly Rosen (12-29)

Crazy Wisdom: A Personal Account. William Yenner (30-36)

Her Critical Voice Wouldn't Die. Ann Stamler (37-44)

Pathological Psychoanalysis: An Insider's View of the Sullivanian/Fourth Wall Psychotherapy Community. Amy B. Siskind (45-51)

Finding and Losing My Religion. Daniel Shaw (52-56)

Book Review: Traumatic Narcissism: Relational Systems of Subjugation. (Dan Shaw) - Gillie Jenkinson; Reviewer (57-60)

Book Review: Hungry for Ecstasy: Trauma, the Brain, and the Influence of the Sixties. (Sharon K. Farber) - Lorna Goldberg; Reviewer (61-63)

Book Review: Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape. (Jenna Miscavige Hill (with Lisa Pulitzer) - Marcia R. Rudin; Reviewer (64-67)

Book Review: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief. (Lawrence Wright) - Terra A. Manca; Reviewer (68-69)

Book Review: In the Name of God: The True Story of the Fight to Save Children From Faith-Healing Homicide (Cameron Stauth) - Elmer J. Thiessen; Reviewer (70-74)

IJCS Vol. 4 (2013) 

Preliminary Taxonomy of Psychological Abuse Strategies: Within Partner Relationships, at the Workplace, and in Manipulative Groups. Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, CarmenAlmendros, Jordi Escartín, Clara Porrúa,Javier Martín-Peña, Federico Javaloy and José Antonio Carrobles (1-14) 

Is Human Universal Energy a Cult Masquerader? Isela M. Verdugo Verdugo (15-25) 

Les rapports d’inspection des écoles privées hors contrat en France, outil de prévention de dérives sectaires. Jean-Yves Radigois (26 – 43) 

Religion, Revisionists, and Revolutionary Suicide: A Marxist Framework for the Rise and Fall of Communal Religious Groups. Robin D. Willey (44 – 59) 

Book Review: For the Love of God. (Lawrence W. Gold) – Daniel Shaw; Reviewer (60-61) 

Book Review: The Dark Side of Transformation Leadership: A Critical Perspective. (Dennis Tourish) – Alexandra Stein; Reviewer (62) 

Book Review: Violence and New Religious Movements. (James R. Lewis) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (63-69) 

Book Review: The House of Yahweh: My Side of the Story. (Kay Hawkins) – RaeAnne Wiseman; Reviewer (70) 

Book Review: India in a Mind’s Eye: Travels and Ruminations of an Ambivalent Pilgrim. (Steven Gelberg) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer 71-72) 

IJCS Vol. 3 (2012)

Cults, Religion, and China: Policy Frameworks for the Regulation of Religious and Quasireligious Groups. Stephen Mutch (1-15) 

Influence of a Charismatic Antisocial Cult Leader: Psychotherapy With an Ex-Cultist Prosecuted for Criminal Behavior. Lorna Goldberg (15-24) 

Psychological Makeup of a Pakistani Muslim Suicide Bomber: An Observation-Based Perspective. Aftab Khan (25-34) 

Fiabilidad Test-Retest y Validez Diagnóstica de la Escala de Abuso Psicológico en Grupo (GPA-S). Carmen Almendros, José Antonio Carrobles, Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Manuel Gámez-Guadix, Omar Saldaña, Rubén García-Sánchez, and Noelia Salazar (35-48) 

Religious Justifications for Child Sexual Abuse in Cults and Alternative Religions. Stephen A. Kent (49-74) 

Book Review: fathermothergod: My Journey Out of Christian Science. (Lucia Greenhouse) – Rita Swan; Reviewer (74-75) 

Book Review: Something Somebody Stole: A Personal Journey to Soul Recovery After 20 Years in a Controversial Religious Cult. (Ray Connolly) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (76-78) 

Book Review: The Ethics of Evangelism: A Philosophical Defense of Proselytizing and Persuasion. (Elmer John Theissen) – Richard Dowhower; Reviewer (79-81)

IJCS Vol. 2 (2011)

The Spartiates As Charismatic Cult. William Blake Tyrrell(1-18) 

Challenging Authority: The Role of Dissent in the Formation of the Seventh-Day Adventist Sect. Timothy Dunfield (19-32) 

Diana, Leaving the Cult: Play Therapy in Childhood and Talk Therapy in Adolescence. Lorna Goldberg (33-43) 

Un análisis de las estrategias y consecuencias del terrorismo psicológico aplicado por el entramado de ETA. Javier Martin-Peña, Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Jordi Escartín, Clara Porrúa, Omar Saldaña, and Ana Varela-Rey (44-60) 

Assessment of Psychological Abuse in Manipulative Groups . Carmen Almendros, Manuel Gámez-Guadix, Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, and José Antonio Carrobles (61-76) 

Book Review: “Norman Einstein”: The Dis-Integration of Ken Wilber. (Geoffrey D. Falk) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (77-78) 

Book Review: Spiritual Abuse Recovery: Dynamic Research on Finding a Place of Wholeness. (Barbara Orlowski) – Richard Dowhower; Reviewer (79-81) 

Book Review: Religion and Political Violence: Sacred Protest in the Modern World. (Jennifer Jefferis) – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (82-86) 

Book Review: Without the Guru: How I took My life Back After 30 Years. (Michael Finch) – Lois Kendall; Reviewer (87)

IJCS Vol. 1 (2010) 

The Influence Continuum—the Good, the Dubious, and the Harmful—Evidence and Implications for Policy and Practice in the 21st Century - Roderick Dubrow-Marshall (1-12) 

Sexual Abuse and the Charismatic Crisis: Dissension and Downfall in the Canadian Kabalarians - Renee Brodie (13-26) 

House of Judah, the Northeast Kingdom Community, and the Jonestown Problem: Downplaying Child Physical Abuses and Ignoring Serious Evidence - Stephen A. Kent (27-48) 

A Psychosocial Analysis of the Terrorist Group As a Cult - Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Javier Martín-Peña, Carmen Almendros, Jordi Escartín, Clara Porrúa, and Massimo Bertacco (49-60) 

Tratamiento jurídico y policial de las dinámicas de persuasión coercitiva: Las erróneamente llamadas "sectas" o "sectas destructivas" - Ferran Alonso (61-74) 

The Identity of Cult Members in the Narrative Aspect - Dariusz Kuncewicz (75-82) 

Book Review: Scientology. (James R. Lewis) – Terra Manca; Reviewer (83-88) 

Book Review: Spirituality and Psychiatry. (Chris Cook, Andrew Powell, Andrew Sims) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (89-91) 

Book Review: Lost Boys. (Brent W. Jeffs, Maia Szalavitz) – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (92-93) 

Book Review: The Patron Saint of Butterflies. (Cecilia Galante) – Edward Lottick; Reviewer (94) 

Book Review: La explotacion da la fe: pastores que abusan sexual y economicamente. (Jorge Erdely) – Katherine Masis; Reviewer (95-96)

Cultic Studies Journal (1984-2002)

CSJ Vol.1. No. 1 (1984)

Women, Elderly, and Children in Religious Cults. Marcia Rudin. (8-26)

Brainwashing and the Moonies. Geri Ann Galanti, Ph.D. (27-36)

Avoiding the Extremes in Defining the Extremist Cult. Stephen M. Ash, Ph.D. (37-62)

Deprogramming An Analysis of Parental Questionnaires. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(63-78)

Family Perspectives on Involvements in New Religious Groups. Lawrence B. Sullivan, Ph.D.(79-102)

Book Review: Influence: The New Psychology of Modern Persuasion (Robert Cialdini) – Steve Wolodkin, Reviewer

CSJ Vol.1. No. 2 (1984)

Training Issues for Cult Treatment Programs. David Halperin, M.D.(136-142)

Cults and Children: The Abuse of the Young. A. Markowitz, C.S.W. & D. Halperin, M.D.(143-155)

Mental Health Interventions in Cult-Related Cases: Preliminary Investigation of Outcomes. Steve K. Dubrow-Eichel, Linda Dubrow-Eichel, & Roberta Cobrin Eisenberg.(156-166)

Preventive Education on Cultism for High School Students: A Comparison of Different Programs' Effects on Potential Vulnerability to Cults. Andrea Bloomgarden & Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(167-177)

Counseling and Involvements in New Religious Groups. Lawrence Bennett Sullivan, Ph.D.(178-195)

On Resisting Social Influence. Susan Andersen, Ph.D. & Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D.(196-219)

CSJ Vol.2. No. 1 (1985)

Psychotherapy and the "New Religions": Are They The Same? Daniel Kriegman, Ph.D. & Leonard Solomon, Ph.D.(2-16)

Some New Religions Are Dangerous. Arthur A. Dole, Ph.D. & Steve K. Dubrow-Eichel.(17-30)

Cult-Induced Psychopathology, Part I: Clinical Picture. Stephen M. Ash, Psy.D.(31-90)

Cults Go To High School: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the Initial Stage in the Recruitment Process. Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D. & Cynthia F. Hartley. (91-147)

Cult Involvement: Suggestions for Concerned Parents and Professionals. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(148-168)

CSJ Vol.2. No. 2 (1985)

Introduction to Special Issue: Cults, Evangelicals, and the Ethics of Social Influence. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(231-234)

Shepherding/Discipleship: Theology and Practice of Absolute Obedience. Linda Blood.(235-245)

Campus Crusade: Youth Ministers Find Public High School Campuses to be a Fertile Field for Missionary Endeavor. Hope Aldrich.(246-251)

Autobiography of a Former Moonie. Gary Scharff.(252-258)

Why Evangelicals are Vulnerable to Cults. Rev. Dr. Harold Bussell.(259-266)

The Perils of Persuasive Preaching. Rev. A. Duane Litfin.(267-273)

Selections from the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on Religious Freedom.(274)

New Organizations Operating Under the Protection Afforded to Religious Bodies. Resolution of the European Parliament.(275-277)

Statement of Evaluation Regarding Maranatha Campus Ministries, Maranatha Christian Ministries, Maranatha Christian Church. A Committee of Evangelical Theologians.(278-283)

Guidelines for Opus Dei in Westminister Diocese. Cardinal Basil Hume.(284-285)

Resolution on Missionaries and Deprogramming. Department of Interreligious Affairs, United American Hebrew Congregations.(286-287)

Disciple Abuse. Rev. Gordon MacDonald.(288-295)

How to Talk to People Who are Trying to Save You. Rev. Dr. Ross Miller.(296-298)

Introduction to Contributions of the Inter-Varsity Team. Dietrich Gruen.(299-300)

Prologue: The Evangelicals Set Forth Their Case. Dietrich Gruen.(301-303)

A Code of Ethics for the Christian Evangelist.(304-305)

Ethical Evangelism, Yes! Unethical Proselytizing, No! Rev. Dr. Gordon Lewis.(306-307)

What is Evangelism? Mark McCloskey.(308)

Evangelism: Persuasion or Proselytizing? M. McCloskey.(309-310)

The Ethics of Persuasion in a Pluralistic Culture. M. McCloskey.(311-314)

An Ethic for Christian Evangelism. R. Johannesen, Ph.D.(315)

A Hypothetical Example. Dietrich Gruen.(316)

Religious Freedom at Secular Schools. John W. Alexander.(318-320)

Of Cults and Evangelicals: Labeling and Lumping. Ronald Enroth, Ph.D.(321-325)

Christian Evangelism and Social Responsibility: An Evangelical View. Rev. Dr. Joseph M. Hopkins.(326-329)

Religious Pluralism, Dialogue, and the Ethics of Social Influence. Rev. Dr. Eugene C. Kreider.(329-339)

Evangelization and Freedom in the Catholic Church. Rev. James J. LeBar.(340-347)

A Catholic Viewpoint on Christian Evangelizers. Rev. Dr. James E. McGuire.(348-350)

Ethics in Proselytizing: A Jewish View. Rabbi Ralph D. Mecklenburger.(351-352)

Evangelicals and Cults. Marcia Rudin.(353-357)

Objectionable Aspects of "Cults": Rhetoric and Reality. Thomas Robbins, Ph.D.(358-370)

Cults, Evangelicals, and the Ethics of Social Influence. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(371-387)

Book Review: Influence: The New Psychology of Modern Persuasion (Robert Cialdini) – Steve Wolodkin (289-398)

CSJ Vol.3. No. 1 (1986)

Attacks on Peripheral versus Central Elements of Self and the Impact of Thought Reforming Techniques. Richard Ofshe, Ph.D. & Margaret Thaler Singer, Ph.D. (4-18)

“Mind Control" and the Battering of Women. Teresa Ramirez Boulette, Ph.D. & Susan Andersen, Ph.D. (19-27)

Charismatic Covenant Community: A Failed Promise. Adrian J. Reimers. (28-42)

Charismatic Leadership: A Case in Point. Natalie Isser, Ph.D. & Lita Linzer Schwartz, Ph.D. (43-57)

The Spiritual Crucible: A Critical Guide to America's Religious/Cultic Renaissance. David Christopher Lane. (58-68)

Sects or New Religious Movements: A Pastoral Challenge The Vatican Report on Cults. (69-84)

Cultism: A Conference for Scholars and Policy Makers. Report of Wingspread Conference. Louis J. West, M.D. & Michael D. Langone, Ph.D. (85-96)

The Use of Transcendental Meditation to Promote Social Progress in Israel. Mordecai Kaffman, M.D. (97-102)

Reducing Conflict and Enhancing Quality of Life in Israel Using the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program: Explanation of a Social Research Project. Charles N. Alexander, Ph.D. & David W. Orme-Johnson, Ph.D. (103-106)

CSJ Vol.3. No. 2 (1986)

Cultism and American Culture. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D(157-172)

The Rabbi and the Sex Cult: Power Expansion in the Formation of a Cult. Richard Ofshe, Ph.D.(173-189)

Parental Responses to Their Children's Cult Membership. Lita Linzer Schwartz, Ph.D.(190-203)

My Experience in YWAM: A Personal Account and Critique. Laurie Jacobson.(204-233)

Some Hazards of the Therapeutic Relationship. Jane W. Temerlin, M.S.W. & Maurice K. Temerlin, Ph.D.(234-242)

The Utilization of Hypnotic Techniques in Religious Conversion. Jesse S. Miller, Ph.D.(243-250)

Book Review: To Secure the Blessings of Liberty: American Constitutional Law and the New Religious Movements (William C. Shepherd) – Herbert Rosedale; Reviewer (251-257)

Book Review: Why Cults Succeed Where Church Fails (Ronald M. Enroth & J. Gordon Melton) – Walter Debold; Reviewer (258-263)

Book Review: The God Hustlers (Mary H. Webb) – Lita Linzer Schwartz; Reviewer (264-267)

CSJ Vol.4. No. 1 (1987)

Some Rigors of Our Times: The First Amendment and Real Life and Death. One ACLU Member Looks at Guyana, Nazis, and Pornography. Fay Stender, Esq.(1-17)

Comments on Stender Article. George Driesen, Peter N. Georgiades.(18-24)

Psychoanalysis and Cult Affiliation: Clinical Perspectives. David Halperin, M.D.(25-37)

The Cult Appeal: Susceptibilities of the "Missionary Kid." Margaret W. Long, Ph.D.(38-60)

Teaching Students Who Already Know the Truth. David McKenzie, Ph.D.(61-72)

A Comment on McKenzie. Ronald Enroth, Ph.D.(73-77)

Reply to Enroth. David McKenzie, Ph.D.(78-84)

Book Review: Cult Controversies: The Societal Response to the New Religious Movements (James A. Beckford) – Richard Ofshe; Reviewer (85-87)

Book Review: Church State Relations: Tensions and Transitions (Thomas Robbins & Roland Robertson) – Arthur A. Dole; Reviewer (88-89)

Book Review: Cults, Culture, and the Law: Perspectives on New Religions Movements (Thomas Robbins & William C. Shepherd) – Ronald Enroth; Reviewer (90-91)

Book Review: The Way of the Heart: The Rajneesh Movement (Judith Thompson & Paul Heelas) – John Hochman; Reviewer (92-95)

Book Review: Therapist (Ellen Plasil) – Nathaniel Brandon; Reviewer (96-98)

CSJ Vol.4. No.2/Vol.5 No.1 Double Issue (1987/1988)

Cult Vs. Non-Cult Jewish Families: Factors Influencing Conversion. Mark Sirkin, Ph.D. & Bruce A. Grellong, Ph.D.(2-22)

Family Environment as a Factor in Vulnerability to Cult Involvement. Neil Maron, Ph.D.(23-43)

Creating the Illusion of Mind Reading in a Self-Transformation Training. Robert C. Fellows, M.T.S.(44-58)

"Reject the Wicked Man" - Coercive Persuasion and Deviance Production: A Study of Conflict Management. Jerry Paul McDonald. (59-121)

Litigating the Cult-Related Child Custody Case. Randy Francis Kandel, Esq.(122-131)

Confessions of a Cult Watcher. Ronald Enroth, Ph.D.(132-135)

Book Review: The Health and Wealth Gospel (Bruce Baron) – Rita Swan; Reviewer (136-139)

Book Review: The Faith Assembly (Jack P. Clark) – Rita Swan; Reviewer (136-139)

Book Review: Unmasking the New Age (Douglas R Groothius) – Herbert Schlossberg; Reviewer (140-144)

Book Review: Unholy Spirits: Occultism and New Age Humanism (Gary North) – Herbert Schlossberg; Reviewer (140-144)

Book Review: Spiritual Choices: The Problem of Recognizing Authentic and Inauthentic Paths to Inner Transformation (Dick Anthony) – Timothy Brauns; Reviewer (145-149)

CSJ Vol.5. No. 2 (1988)

Trouble in Paradise: Some Observations on Psychotherapy with New Agers. Steve & Linda Dubrow-Eichel.(177-192)

Psychotherapy with Ex-Cultists: Four Case Studies and Commentary. L. Goldberg, M.S.W. & W. Goldberg, M.S.W.(193-210)

Psychotherapy of a Casualty from a Mass Therapy Encounter Group: A Case Study. Anita O. Solomon, Ph.D.(211-227)

Ritualistic Abuse of Children: Dynamics and Impact. Susan J. Kelley, R.N., Ph.D.(228-236)

Authority: Its Use and Abuse - A Christian Perspective. Floyd McClung, Jr.(237-245)

Book Review: The Lure of the Cults and New Religions (Ronald Enroth) – Walter Debold; Reviewer (246-247)

Book Review: Unholy Devotion: Why Cults Lure Christians (Harold Bussell) – Richard L. Dowhower; Reviewer (248)

Book Review: The Family and Unification Church (Gene G. James) – Michael Langone; Reviewer (249-251)

Book Review: The Faith Healers (James Randi) – Lawrence Cranberg; Reviewer 252-253)

Book Review: Cults and Consequences: The Definitive Handbook (Rachel Andres & James R. Lane) – Anita O. Solomon (254-255)

Book Review: The Anatomy of Illusion: Religious Cults and Destructive Persuasion (Thomas W. Keiser & Jacqueline L Keiser) – Mark Sirkin; Reviewer (256-257)

CSJ Vol.6. No. 1 (1989)

Coerced Confessions: The Logic of Seemingly Irrational Action. Richard Ofshe, Ph.D.(1-15)

Social Influence: Ethical Considerations. Michael Langone, Ph.D.(16-24)

Legal Analysis of Intent as a Continuum Emphasizing Social Context of Volition. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.(25-31)

State of Israel Report of the Interministerial Committee Set Up to Examine Cults ("New Groups") in Israel. (32-68)

Litigating Child Custody with Religious Cults. Ford Greene, Esq.(69-75)

Cults and Children: The Role of the Psychotherapist. David Halperin, M.D.(76-85)

Family Responses to a Young Adult's Cult Membership and Return. Lorna Goldberg, M.S.W & William Goldberg, M.S.W..(86-100)

Book Review: Combatting Cult Mind Control (Steve Hassan) – Robert E. Schecter; Reviewer (101)

Book Review: The Ultimate Game: The Rise and Fall of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (Kate Strelley & Robert D. San Souci) – Linda James; Reviewer (102-104)

Book Review: A Different Gospel (D.R. McConnell) – William W. Menzies; Reviewer (105-106)

Book Review: Cults: Faith Healing and Coercion (Marc Galanter) – Margaret T. Singer; Reviewer (107-116)

CSJ Vol.6. No. 2 (1989)

Deprogramming: A Case Study. Steve Dubrow-Eichel, Ph.D.– special issue(1-117)

CSJ Vol.7. No. 1 (1990)

Cults and the European Parliament: A Practical Political Response to an International Problem. David Wilshire, MA, MP.(1-14)

Prosecuting an Ex-Cult Member's Undue Influence Suit. Lawrence Levy, J.D.(15-25)

The New Age Movement: Fad or Menace? Arthur Dole, Ph.D., Michael Langone, Ph.D., & Steve Dubrow-Eichel, Ph.D.(26-40)

The Involvement of College Students in Totalist Groups: Causes, Concerns, Legal Issues, and Policy Considerations. Gregory Blimling, Ph.D.(41-68)

Reintegration of Exiting Cult Members with their Families: A Brief Intervention Model. Kevin Crawley, Diana Paulina, M.Ed., & Robert White, L.D.(69-91)

Book Review: Spiritual Warfare: The Politics of the Christian Right (Sarah Diamond) – Ronald Enroth; Reviewer (192-194)

CSJ Vol.7. No. 2 (1990)

Psychotherapy Cults. Margaret T. Singer, Ph.D., Maurice Temerlin, Ph.D., & Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(101-125)

Persuasive Techniques in Contemporary Cults: A Public Health Approach. Louis J. West, M.D.(126-149)

Cult Violence and the Identity Movement. Thomas J. Young, Ph.D.(150-159)

The False Transformational Promise of Bible-Based Cults: Archetypal Dynamics. Nadine Craig, M.A. & Robert Weathers, Ph.D.(160-173)

Deprogramming: A Case Study - Part II: Conversation Analysis. Steve K. Dubrow-Eichel, Ph.D.(174-216)

Book Review: Cults and New Religious Movements, Understanding Cults and New Religions, (Irving Hexham & Karla Poewe) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (217-218)

Book Review: Cults, Sects and the New Age (Rev. James J. LeBar) – Wallace W. Winchell; Reviewer (219)

Book Review: Painted Black (Carl Raschke) – Linda Blood; Reviewer (220-226)

CSJ Vol.8. No. 1 (1991)

Cult Formation. Robert Jay Lifton, M.D.(1-6)

The Effect of Religious Cults on Western Mainstream Religion. Marcia Rudin, M.A. & Rabbi A. James Rudin, M.A.(7-36)

The Historical Dimension of Cultic Techniques of Persuasion and Control. Lita Linzer Schwartz, Ph.D.(37-45)

Residential Treatment: The Potential for Cultic Evolution. David A. Halperin, M.D. & Arnold Markowitz, M.S.W.(46-60)

Cults in Court. Sarah Van Hoey.(61-79)

Book Review: Behind the Watchtower Curtain: The Secret Society of Jehovah’s Witnesses (David A. Reed) – Hero M. Lucas; Reviewer (80)

Book Review: The Disciplining Dilemma (Flavil R. Yeakley) – Walter Debold; Reviewer (81-83)

Book Review: In Pursuit of Satan: The Police and the Occult (Robert D. Hicks) – Frank J. MacHovec; Reviewer (84)

Book Review: Money and Power in New Religions (J.T. Richardson) – Frank J MacHovec; Reviewer (85)

Book Review: The New Age Rage (Karen Hoyt & The Spiritual Counterfeits Project) – Lawrence Levy; Reviewer (86)

Book Review: Leaving Cults: The Dynamics of Defection (Stuart A. Wright) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (87-90)

CSJ Vol.8. No. 2 (1991)

Conversion, Religious Change, and the Challenge of New Religious Movements. Johannes Aagaard, Ph.D..(91-103)

Why Cultic Groups Develop and Flourish: A Historian's Perspective. Natalie Isser, Ph.D.(104-121)

Ritual Child Abuse: Understanding the Controversies. David Lloyd, Esq.(122-133)

Outreach to Ex-Cult Members: The Question of Terminology. Michael Langone, Ph.D. & William Chambers, Ph.D.(134-150)

Interesting Times. Kevin Garvey & Linda Blood.(151-190)

Task Force Study of Ritual Crime. Michael Maddox, Esq. & the Virginia State Crime Commission.(191-250)

Book Review: Tu Eres El Amor de Dios (Alfredo Silleta) – Gladys Martin; Reviewer (251)

Book Review: Monkey on a Stick (John Hubner & Lindsey Gruson) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (252-254)

Book Review: Exit Counseling: A Family Intervention (Carol Giambalvo) – Judy Safransky; Reviewer (255-256)

Book Review: Cults on Campus: Continuing Challenge (Marcia Rudin) – Doris Holloway Abels; Reviewer (257)

CSJ Vol.9. No. 1 (1992)

The Cadre Ideal: Origins and Development of a Political Cult. Janja Lalich. (1-77)

Psychiatric Problems in Ex-Members of Word of Life. Gudrun Swartling, O.T. & Per G. Swartling, M.D.(78-88)

The Council of Europe's Report on Sects and New Religious Movements. (89-119)

Book Review: The New Age: A Christian Critique (Ralph Rath) –Walter Debold; Reviewer (120-121)

Book Review: The Wrong Way Home (A.J. Deikman) –Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (122)

Book Review: The Divine Archetype: The Sociobiology and Psychology of Religion (Brant Wenegrat) –John Hochman; Reviewer (122-124)

Book Review: Les Sectes en France (Le Centre de Documentation, d’Education, et d”Action Contre les Manipulations Mentales) –Michael Langone; Reviewer (125)

Book Review : La Persuasione Socialment Accettata, Il Plagio e Il Lavaggio del Cervello (M. DiFiorino) – Michael Langone, Reviewer (126-128)

Book Review : The Satanism Scare (J.T. Richardson, J. Best, D. Bromley) –Carl Raschke; Reviewer (129-135)

CSJ Vol.9. No. 2 (1992)

Psychotherapy Cults: An Ethical Analysis. Kim Boland & Gordon Lindbloom, Ph.D.(137-162)

Cults, Coercion, and Contumely. M. Singer, Ph.D. & M. Addis.(163-189)

The Appeal of the Impossible and the Efflorescence of the Unbelievable: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Cults and Occultism. David A. Halperin, Ph.D.(190-205)

Psychological Abuse. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(206-218)

Post-Cult Symptoms as Measured by the MCMI Before and After Residential Treatment. Paul R. Martin, Ph.D., Michael D. Langone, Ph.D., Arthur A. Dole, Ph.D., & Jeffrey Wiltrout.(219-250)

Book Review: The Gnostic Mystery (Andrea Grace Diem) – Walter Debold, Reviewer (251-252)

Book Review: Orthodoxy and Heresy: A Biblical Guide to Doctrinal Discernment (R. M. Bowman) – Frank MacHovec, Reviewer (253)

Book Review: Churches that Abuse (Ronald Enroth) – Maxine Pinson, Reviewer (254-257)

Book Review: Apologetics in the New Age: A Christian Critique of Pantheism – Richard L. Dowhower, Reviewer (258-259)

Book Review: Leaders and Followers: A Psychiatric Perspective on Religious Cults (Committee on Psychiatry and Religion, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry) – John Hochman, Reviewer (260-261)

Book Review: Cults and Personality (Frank MacHovec) – Lita Schwartz, Reviewer (262-263)

CSJ Vol.10. No. 1 (1993)

Undue Influence in Contract and Probate Law. Abraham Nievod, Ph.D., J.D.(1-18)

Undue Influence and Written Documents: Psychological Aspects. Margaret Thaler Singer, Ph.D.(19-32)

The Dark Underside: Cultic Misappropriation of Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis. David Halperin, M.D.(33-44)

Cult Conversion, Deprogramming, and the Triune Brain. Geri-Ann Galanti.(45-52)

Is the New Age Movement Harmless? Critics vs. Experts. A. Dole, Ph.D., M. Langone, Ph.D., & S. Dubrow-Eichel, Ph.D.(53-77)

Book Review: Perspectives on the New Age (James. R Lewis & Gordon Melton) –Arthur Dole; Reviewer (78-79)

Book Review: Churches That Abuse (Ronald Enroth) –Margaret Singer; Reviewer (80-84)

Book Review: The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse (David Johnson & Jeff Van Vonderen) –Maxine Pinson; Reviewer (85)

Book Review: Captive Heart, Captive Minds: Freedom and Recovery from Cults and Other Abusive Relationships (Madeleine Tobias & Janja Lalich) –Carol Giambalvo; Reviewer (86-90)

Book Review: What to Do When Psychotherapy Goes Wrong (Shirley J. Siegel) –Marvin Snider; Reviewer (91-93)

Book Review: Sectas: Cuando el Paraiso es un Infierno (Alfredo Silleta) –Gladys Martin; Reviewer (94)

Book Review: Lyndon LaRouche and the New American Fascism (Dennis King) – Andrea Bloomgarden; Reviewer (95-97)

Book Review: Out of the Darkness: Exploring Satanism and Ritual Abuse (D.K. Sakheim & S.E. Devine) –Charles Harvey Miley; Review (98-99)

CSJ Vol.10. No. 2 (1993)

Introduction to special issue, "A Dialogue with Dr. Johannes Aagaard." Paul K. Eckstein.(100-102)

Symposium with Johannes Aagaard.(103-194)

Pluralism, Deeds, Creeds, and Cults. Michael Langone, Ph.D.(195-202)

An Exit Counselor's Perspective. David Clark.(203-206)

Religious Recoding. Rev. Walter Debold.(207-215)

Returning to Cosmology: The Logic of the Discussion and the Language of the Soul. Paul K. Eckstein.(216-218)

Book Review: Recovery from Cults: Help for Victims of Psychological and Spiritual Abuse (Michael Langone) –Arthur Dole; Reviewer (219-221)

Book Review: Touchstones: Reconnecting After a Cult Experience (Carroll Stoner & Cynthia Kisser) – Paul Engel; Reviewer (222)

Book Review: Recovery from Abusive Groups (Wendy Ford) –Lee Anne Pellegrini; Reviewer (223-225)

CSJ Vol.11. No. 1 (1994)

Strongly Held Views About the New Age: Critics Versus Experts. Arthur Dole, Ph.D. & Michael Langone, Ph.D.(1-28)

God's Company: New Age Ethics and the Bank of Credit and Commerce International. Paul Heelas, Ph.D.(29-36)

Never Say Die. Jeanne Marie Laskas.(37-55)

The Experience of the SPES Foundation: Some Remarks on the Different Attitudes Toward New Religious Movements in Argentina and in Europe. Jose Maria Baamonde, Ph.D.(56-65)

Cults in Latin America. Alfredo Silletta.(66-76)

More Than the Devil's Due. Adrian J. Reimers, Ph.D.(77-87)

The Group Psychological Abuse Scale: A Measure of the Varieties of Cultic Abuse. William Chambers, Ph.D., Michael Langone, Ph.D., Arthur Dole, Ph.D., & James W. Grice.(88-117)

Book Review: The Protean Self (Robert Jay Lifton) –Walter Debold; Reviewer (118-120)

Book Review: The Cult Experience: An Overview of Cults, Their Tradition and Why People Join Them (John J. Collins) –Louis Jolyon West; Reviewer (121-122)

Book Review: Mystical Diets (Jack Raso) –NCAHF Newsletter; Reviewer (123)

Book Review: Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult (George A. Mather and Larry A. Nichols) –Maxine Pinson; Reviewer (123-125)

Book Review: The New Age in Argentina (Alfredo Silletta) –Gladys Martin; Reviewer (126-127)

CSJ Vol.11. No. 2 (1994)

Lustful Prophet: A Psychosexual Historical Study of the Children of God's Leader, David Berg. Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. (135-188)

Psychological Issues of Former Fundamentalists. James C. Moyers.(189-199)

Promises and Illusions: A Commencement Address. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.(200-210)

Sleep Deprivation. Jean-Louis Valatx.(211-216)

Book Review : Therapy Gone Mad (Carol Lynn Mithers) –Doni Whitsett ; Reviewer (217-218)

Book Review: Madame Blavatsky’s Baboon (Peter Washington) –Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (219-221)

Book Review: The Guru Papers (Joel Kramer, Diana Alstad) –Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (222)

Book Review: Shooting for the Stars (Ross Clifford and Philip Johnson) –Walter Debold; Reviewer (223)

Book Review: The Celestine Prophecy (James Redfield) –Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (223-226)

Book Review: Blurred Boundaries (M.C. Miller) –Frank MacHovec (227)

Book Review: Mind-Forged Manacles (Thomas Case) –Walter Debold; Reviewer (228-233)

CSJ Vol.12. No. 1 (1995)

Cults in American Society. American Bar Association Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law. (1-48)

Expanding the Groupthink Explanation to the Study of Contemporary Cults. Mark N. Wexler, Ph.D.(49-71)

Judgment by the Fukuoka (Japan) District Court on the Unification Church.(72-102)

Book Review: The Kingdom of Matthias: A Story of Sex and Salvation in the 19th Century American (Paul Johnson, Sean Wilentz) –James C. Moyers; Reviewer (103-106)

Book Review: Without Sin: The Life and Death of the Onieda Community (Spencer Klaw) –James C. Moyers; Reviewer (103-106)

Book Review: Sin—Radical Evil in Soul and Society (Ted Peters) –Richard Dowhower; Reviewer (107-109)

Book Review: More Revealed: A Critical Analysis of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Twelve Steps (K. Ragge) –Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (110-111)

Book Review: When the New Age Gets Old: Looking for a Greater Spirituality (V. Mangalwadi) –Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (112)

Book Review: Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religion and the Occult (George Mather & Larry Nichols) –Arthur Dole; Reviewer (113-116)

Book Review: The New Satanists (Linda Blood) –Eleanor S. Clark; Reviewer (117-119)

CSJ Vol.12. No. 2 (1995)

Clinical Case Studies of Cult Members. Arthur Dole, Ph.D.(121-147)

Personality, Belief in the Paranormal, and Involvement with Satanic Practices Among Young Adult Males. Stuart M. Leeds.(148-165)

Secular and Religious Critiques of Cults: Complementary Visions, Not Irresolvable Conflicts. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(166-186)

Women and Cults: A Lawyer's Perspective. Herbert Rosedale, Esq.(187-194)

Book Review: Cults in Our Midst (Margaret Singer, Janja Lalich) –Rev. Walter Debold; Reviewr (195-197)

Book Review: Spying in Guru Land (William Shaw) –Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (198-202)

Book Review: Lambs to Slaughter (John Pietrangelo) –Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (203-207)

Book Review: Saints and Psychopaths (William Hamilton) –Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (208-210)

Book Review: Les Sectes: etat d’urgence (Centre de documentation, d’education and d’action contre les manipulations mentales) –Kay Schenk; Reviewer (211-215)

CSJ Vol.13. No. 1 (1996)

Legal Decision: Borawick v. Shay.(2-25)

Commentary on Borawick v. Shay: The Fate of Hypnotically Retrieved Memories. Alan W. Scheflin, Esq.(26-41)

Commentary on …Borawick v. Shay: Hypnosis, Social Influence, Incestuous Child Abuse, and Satanic Ritual Abuse: The Iatrogenic Creation of Horrific Memories for the Remote Past. Robert A. Karlin, Ph.D., & Martin T. Orne, M.D., Ph.D.(42-94)

Ethical Standards for Thought Reform Consultants. Carol Giambalvo, Joseph Kelly, Patrick Ryan & Madeleine Landau Tobias.(95-106)

Book Review: “Crazy” Therapies. (Margaret Singer & Janja Lalich) – Keith Harary; Reviewer (107)

Book Review: Prophets of the Apocalypse. (Kenneth Samples, Erwin M de Castro, Richard Abanes, Robert J. Lyle) – Linda James; Reviewer (108-112)

Book Review: Take Me for a Ride. (Mark Laxer) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (113-114)

Book Review: Dangerous Persuaders. (Louise Samways) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (115)

Book Review: America’s Alternative Religions. (Timothy Miller) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (116-118)

Book Review: Recovering from Churches That Abuse. (Ronald Enroth) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (119-120)

Book Review: Conversions: A Philosophic Memoir. (A.L. Rosenthal) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (121)

Book Review: Christians in the Crossfire. (Mark McCann, James Foster) – Christina M. Lemieux; Reviewer (122-123)

CSJ Vol.13. No. 2 (1996)

Pseudo-identity and the Treatment of Personality Change in Victims of Captivity and Cults. Louis J. West, M.D. & Paul Martin, Ph.D.(125-152)

Psychosocial Evaluation of Suspected Psychological Maltreatment in Children and Adolescents. American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.(153-170)

Group Influence and the Psychology of Cultism Within Re-evaluation Counseling: A Critique. Dennis Tourish, M.Sc., Ph.D. & Pauline Irving, M.Sc., Dip. C.G., C.Psych., Ph.D.(171-193)

The Threat to Entrepreneurial Freedom and Initiative Posed by "New Age" Management Training Programs. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.(194-207)

Book Review: Urantia: The Great Cult Mystery. (Martin Gardner) – Douglas Groothuis; Reviewer (208-209)

Book Review: The Emerging Network: A Sociology of New Age and Neo-Pagan Movements. (M. York) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (210-211)

Book Review: Hypocrisy and Dissent within the Findhorn Foundation. (Stephen J. Castro) – Mari Tachikawa; Reviewer (212-213)

Book Review: Jesus in an Age of Controversy. (Douglas Groothuis) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (214-215)

Book Review: Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology. (E.P. Shafranske) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewr (216-218)

Book Review: Cults and the Occult. (E.C. Gruss) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewr (219)

Book Review: Out of the Cults and into the Church: Understanding and Encouraging Ex Cultists. (Janis Hutchinson) – Patrick Knapp; Reviewer (220)

Book Review: All the Emperor’s Men. (Garry A. Greenwood) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (221-225)

CSJ Vol.14. No. 1 (1997)

Introduction: “We Own Her Now.” Janja Lalich.(1-3)

Dominance and Submission: The Psychosexual Exploitation of Women in Cults. Janja Lalich.(4-21)

Gender Attributes That Affect Women’s Attraction to and Involvement in Cults. Shelly Rosen.(22-39)

Mothers In Cults: The Influence of Cults on the Relationship of Mothers to Their Children. Alexandra Stein.(40-57)

Sex, Lies, and Grand Schemes of Thought in Closed Groups. A Collective of Women.(58-84)

No Place to Go: Life in a Prison Without Bars. Katherine Betz.(85-105)

Wifely Subjection: Mental Health Issues in Jehovah’s Witness Women. Kaynor J. Weishaupt & Michael D. Stensland.(106-144)

Working with Women Survivors of Cults: An Empowerment Model for Counselors. Penny Dahlen.(145-154)

Book Review: Traveller in Space: In Search of Female Identity in Tibetan Buddhism. (June Campbell) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (155-156)

Book Review: Daughters of the Goddess: The Women Saints of India. (Linda Johnsen) – Joseph Kelly; Reviewer (157)

Book Review: Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers: Women’s Roles in New Religions. (Susan Jean Palmer) – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (158-160)

Book Review: Little X Growing up in the Nation of Islam. (Sonsyrea Tate) – Kathy Klein; Reviewer (161)

Book Review: Make Believe: A True Story. (Diana Athill) – Kathy Klein; Reviewer (162-164)

Book Review: Trauma and Recovery. (Judith Lewis Herman) – Sharon Hamm; Reviewer (165-169)

CSJ Vol.14. No. 2 (1997)

Hypnosis and the Iatrogenic Creation of Memory: On the Need for a Per Se Exclusion of Testimony Based on Hypnotically Influenced Recall. Robert A. Karlin & Martin T. Orne.(172-206)

False Memory and Buridan’s Ass: A Response to Karlin and Orne. Alan W. Scheflin.(207-289)

The Individual Cult Experience Index: The Assessment of Cult Involvement and Its Relationship to Postcult Distress. Nadine Winocur, Jonibeth Whitney, Carol Sorenson, Peggy Vaughn, & David Foy.(290-306)

Book Review: Feet of Clay: Saints, Sinners, and Madmen, A Study of Gurus. (Anthony Storr) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (307-308)

Book Review: Betrayal of the Spirit: My Life Behind the Headlines of the Hare Krishna Movement. (Nori Muster) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (309-310)

Book Review: Leaving the Fold. (Edward T. Babinski) – Walter Debold; Reviewer (311-312)

Book Review: A Time to Laugh. (B.J. Oropeza) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (313)

Book Review: The Dynamics of Religions Conversion. (V.B. Gillespie) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (314-315)

Book Review: The Prophets Children: Travels on the American Left. (Tim Wohlforth) – Dennis Tourish; Reviewer (316-320)

CSJ Vol.15. No. 1 (1998)

Women, the Law, and Cults: Three Avenues of Legal Recourse—New Rape Laws, Violence Against Women Act, and Antistalking Laws. Robin A. Boyle, J.D.(1-32)

Ideological Intransigence, Democratic Centralism, and Cultism: A Case Study from the Political Left. Dennis Tourish, Ph.D.(33-67)

Residence Halls and Cults: Fact or Fiction? Russell K. Elleven, Ed.D., Carolyn W. Kern, Ph.D., & Katherine Claunch Moore(68-76)

A Comment on the Debate Between Scheflin and Karlin and Orne on the Admissibility of Hypnotically Refreshed Testimony. Gilbert C. Hoover, IV, Esq.(77-82)

In Favor of a Per Se Exclusion of Hypnotically Influenced Testimony: A Reply to Hoover. Robert A. Karlin, Ph.D. and Martin T. Orne, M.D., Ph.D.(83-86)

Brief Report: Perceived Psychological Abuse and the Cincinnati Church of Christ. Donna L. Adams(87-88)

Book Review: A Force upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate. (Kenneth Stern) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (89-90)

Book Review: Sects and New Religious Movements: An Anthology of Texts from the Catholic Church. (The Working Group on New Religious Movements) – Walter Debold; Reviewer (91-93)

Book Review: The Walking Wounded. (J. Reynalds) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (94-95)

Book Review: Reincarnation: The Missing Link in Christianity. (Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Erin L. Prophet) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (96-97)

Book Review: The Mother of God. (Luna Tarlo) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (98-100)

Book Review: The Psychology of Religion: An Empirical Approach (2nd ed.). (R.W. Hood, B Spilka, B. Hunsberger, R. Gorsuch) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (101-103)

Book Review: The Boston Movement: Clinical Perspectives on the International Churches of Christ, 2nd revised edition. (Carol Giambalvo, Herbert Rosedale) – Faye L. Snider; Reviewer (104-106)

CSJ Vol.15. No. 2 (1998)

Special Collection. Recovery From Cults: A Pastoral/Psychological Dialogue – Personal Accounts(107-108)

Moments of Grace. Nancy Miquelon(109-119)

Nothing Need Go to Waste. Patrick Knapp(120-129)

From Counterfeit to Truth: A Personal Quest. Carson Miles(130-138)

Bible-Cult Mind Control. David Clark(139-150)

Overcoming the Bondage of Revictimization: A Rational/Empirical Defense of Thought Reform. Paul R. Martin, Ph.D., Lawrence Pile, Ron Burks, & Stephen Martin(151-191)

Cult Experience: Psychological Abuse, Distress, Personality Characteristics, and Changes in Personal Relationships Reported by Former Members of Church Universal and Triumphant. Irene Gasde, Richard Block, Ph.D.(192-221)

Book Review: Religion and the Social Order (Vol. 3 of The Handbook on Cults and Sects in America). (D.G. Bromley, J. Hadden) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (222-224)

Book Review: The Recovered Memory/False Memory Debate. (Kathy Pezdek, William Banks) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (225-228)

Book Review: Fire and Blood: The True Story of David Koresh and the Waco Siege. (David Leppard) – Kimberly Salow; Reviewr (229)

Book Review: Understanding New Religious Movements. (John A. Saliba) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (230-233)

Book Review: Cult Encounter and an International Story of a Family’s Experience of Exit Counseling (Ethical Deprogramming of the Nineties). (Helen & Rick Larsen) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (234-235)

CSJ Vol.16. No. 1 (1999)

How Childlren in Cults May Use Emancipation Laws to Free Themselves. Robin A. Boyle(1-32)

Psychological Distress in Former Members of the International Churches of Christ and Noncultic Groups. Peter T. Malinoski, Michael D. Langone, & Steven Jay Lynn(33-51)

In Good Faith: Society and the New Religious Movements, Summary Report. Swedish Government Commission(52-63)

Book Review: In the Shadow of the Moons: My Life in the Reverend Sun Myung Moon’s Family. (Nansook Hong) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (64-66)

Book Review: Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor’s Story of Life and Death in the People’s Temple. (Deborah Layton) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (67-69)

Book Review: Memory, Trauma Treatment, and the Law. (Daniel Brown, Alan Scheflin, D. Corydon Hammond) – Helen L. McGonigle; Reviewer (70-73)

Book Review: Thieves of Innocence. (John Ankerberg, J. Weldon, F. Brach) – Lita Linzer Schwartz; Reviewer (74)

Book Review: Wolves within the Fold: Religious Leadership and Abuses of Power. (Anson Shupe) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (75-77)

Book Review: How to Rescue Your Loved One from Mormonism. (David Reed, John Farkas) – Marvin W. Clifford; Reviewer (78-79)

Book Review: Boy Soldiers. (A. Hicklin) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (80-81)

CSJ Vol. 16. No. 2 (1999)

Shipwrecked in the Spirit: Implications of Some Controversial Catholic Movements. Judith Church Tydings(83-179)

Comment on "Shipwrecked in the Spirit": An Urgent Pastoral Concern. Michael Duggan(180-184)

Proposing a "Bill of Inalienable Rights" for Intentional Communities. Benjamin Zablocki(185-192)

How Should the Communities Movement Handle Questions of Abuse? Responding to Benjamin Zablocki's Proposed "Bill of Rights." Laird Sandhill(193-196)

Comment on Leeds (1995). Paul Cardwell, Jr.(197-202)

Book Review: Anti-Cult Movements in Cross-Cultural Perspective. (Anson Supe, David Bromley) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (203-204)

Book Review: Snowboarding to Nirvana. (Frederick Lenz) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (205-210)

Book Review: The Spiritualists: The Passion for the Occult in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (211-212)

Book Review: The Culting of America. (Ron Rhodes) – Christine Lemieux; Reviewer (213-214)

Book Review: Handbook of Religious Experience. (R.W. Hood) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (215-216)

Book Review: A Consumer’s Guide to “Alternative Medicine”: A Close Look at Homeopathy, Acupuncture, Faith-Healing, And Other Unconventional Treatments. (Ken Butler) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (217-219)

CSJ Vol. 17 (2000)

Child Fatalities from Religion-Motivated Neglect. Seth M. Asser, M.D. & Rita Swan, Ph.D.(1-14)

Prophets of the Apocalypse: White Supremacy and the Theology of Christian Identity. Dennis Tourish, PH.D. & Tim Wohlforth(15-41)

Domestic Violence as a Cultic System. David Ward(42-55)

Brainwashing and Re-Indoctrination Programs in the Children of God/The Family. Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. & Deana Hall(56-78)

The Two “Camps” of Cultic Studies: Time for a Dialogue. Michael Langone, Ph.D.(79-100)

“Mind Control” in New Religious Movements and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Alberto Amitrani & Dr. Raffaella Di Marzio(101-121)

Blind or Just Don’t Want to See? Brainwashing, Mystification, and Suspicion. Dr. Alberto Amitrani & Dr. Raffaella Di Marzio(122-142)

The Relation of Group Philosophy to Different Types of Dangerous Conduct in Cultic Groups. Dianne Casoni, Ph.D.(143-167)

The Falun Gong: Beyond the Headlines. Patsy Rahn(168-186)

Comment on Tydings’ “Shipwrecked in the Spirit” – Walter Debold (187-188)

Book Review: The Suggestibility of Children’s Recollections: Implications for Eyewitness Testimony. Doni Whitsett; Reviewer (189-191)

Book Review: Jesus Doesn’t Live Here Anymore: From Fundamentalists to Freedom Writer. Nadine Winocur; Reviewer (192-194)

Book Review: Corporate Cults: The Insidious Lure of the All-Consuming Organization. Dennis Tourish; Reviewer (195-198)

Book Review: The Socratic Universe: Interviews with California Philosophers. Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (199)

Book Review: The Tenth Insight: Holding the Vision. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (200-203)

Book Review: Peculiar Prophets: Biographical Dictionary of New Religions. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (204)

Book Review: Holy Smoke. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (205-210)

Book Review: “Cult” Alert: A Practical Handbook for Saving Families. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (211-213)

Book Review: 400 Years of Imaginary Friends: A Journey into the World of Adepts, Masters, Ascended Masters, and Their Messengers. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (214-215)

Book Review: The Giver. Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (216-217)

Book Review: Index of Watchtower Errors. Evertt Shropshire; Reviewer (218-219)

Book Review: New Age Almanac. Sharon Colvin; Reviewer (220-222)

Book Review: Prophetic Charisma: The Psychology of Revolutionary Religious Personalities (Len Oakes) – Lita Schwartz, Reviewer (223-224)

Book Review: Charismatic Cult Leaders (T. Streissguth) – Lita Schwartz Reviewer (223-224)

Book Review: Multiple Personality Disorder From the Inside Out (Barry Cohen) – Andrea Bloomgarden, Reviewer (225-227)

CSJ Vol. 18 (2001)

Cults, Psychological Manipulation and Society: International Perspectives – An Overview. Michael Langone, Ph.D.(1-12)

What Should We Do About Cults: An Italian Perspective. Dr. Raffaella Di Marzio(13-31)

Cults, Freedom of Belief, and Freedom of Religion. Judge Denis Barthelemy(32-35)

The Crimes and Teachings of Aum Shinrikyo. Hiroshi Hirata, Attorney at Law(36-42)

Cults in Japan: Legal Issues. Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Attorney at Law(43-68)

What Should be Done About Cults? Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(69-81)

The Millennium is Here – And so are the Cults. Lita Linzer Schwartz, Ph.D.(82-99)

Cults on Campus: Perceptions of Chief Counseling Officers. Russel K. Elleven, Ed.D.; Jennifer Van Veldhuizen, & Elizabeth Taylor, Ph.D.(100-108)

Healing from Experiences with Unhealthy Spiritual Groups and Cults: Treatment Using Myths and Folk Tales. Leland E. Shields & F. Jeri Carter, Ph.D.(109-139)

Enemies Within: Conflict and Control in the Baha’i Community. Karen Bacquet(140-171)

Arousal, Capacity, and Intense Indoctrination. Robert S. Baron, Ph.D.(172-207)

Book Review: “Therapeutic Touch”. Larry Sarner; Reviewer (208-214)

Book Review: Mesmerized: The History of Memorization in Victorian Britain. Herbert Rosedale; Reviewer (215-217)

Book Review: Other Altars: Roots and Realities of Cultic and Satanic Ritual Abuse and Multiple Personality Disorder. Marvin W. Clifford; Reviewer (218)

Book Review: Deception by Design: The Mormon Story. Timothy Mayworm; Reviewer (219-220)

Book Review: Why Waco. Maxine Pinson; Reviewer (221)

Book Review: Destroying the World to Save It. Walter Debold; Reviewer (222-225)


Cultic Studies Review (2002-2010)

CSR Vol. 1, No. 1 (2002) 

Introduction to Cultic Studies Review. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(1-2) 

Current Status of Federal Law Concerning Violent Crimes Against Women and Children. Robin Boyle, J.D.(65-89)

Can Scholars Be Deceived? Empirical Evidence from Social Psychology and History. Steve Eichel, Ph.D.(51-64)

Reflecting on Cultural Diversity in Response to Cultic Activity. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.

History of the American Family Foundation. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(3-50)

Cult-related Problems in Switzerland: Annual Report 2000 of info-Sekta and Reflections on Governmental Cult Policies. Suzanne Schaaf

Psychogroups and Cults in Denmark. Robert Kronberg; Kristina Ludebjerg

Twenty-Five Years Observing Cults: An American Perspective. Marcia R. Rudin

Perfect Master or Perfect Psychopath. Erica Toren

Seeking Accurate Information: Part I: A Sketch of Currently Available Popular and Professional Books on Cults. Peter Malinoski

Questions from the Balcony: A Critique of Dick Anthony. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.

CSR Vol. 1, No. 2 (2002)

Cults, Conversion, Science, and Harm. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(178-186)

Lying in Court and Religion: An Analysis of the Theocratic Warfare Doctrine of the Jehovah's Witnesses. Jerry Bergman, Ph.D.

The Spread of Ásatrú in Vinland. Thomas Coughlan(151-177)

Teenage Spirituality and the Internet. Alison Lutz & Rev. Dean Borgman(137-150)

The Death of a Leader: Homicide as a Means of Group Disengagement. Janet Haines, Ph.D. et al.

Column: Getting Help. Livia Bardin, M.S.W.(187-189)

Book Review: From Dean’s List to Dumpsters: Why I left Havard to Join a Cult. (James Guerra) – Daniel Shaw; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Killer Cults: Murderous Messiahs and Their Fanatical Followers. (Brian Lane) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Le Dico des sects. (Annick Drogou) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Les Sectes. (Anne Fournier, Michael Monroy) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Misunderstanding Cults: Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. (Benjamin Zablocki, Thomas Robbins) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Rise and Fall of Synanon: A California Utopia. (Rod Janzen) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Varieties of Anomalous Experiences: Examining Scientific Evidence. (Etzel Cardena, Steven Lynn, Stanley Krippner) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 1, No. 3 (2002)


Transformational Leadership, Corporate Cultism, and the Spirituality Paradigm: An Unholy Trinity in the Workplace? Dennis Tourish, Ph.D.; Ashly Pennington

The Cult that is North Korea. Christopher M. Centner (292-308)

Are Cultic Environments Psychologically Harmful? Jodi Aronoff McKibben, M.S.; Steven Jay Lynn, Ph.D.; Peter Malinoski, Ph.D.

Exit Counseling and the Decline of Deprogramming. Stephen A. Kent; Joseph P. Szimhart (241-291)

Terror in the Name of God: The Rise of Religious Terrorism. John W. Morehead; Watchman Fellowship

Death of a Moonie: Reflections of a "Blessed Child.” Donna Orme-Collins (312-315)

Mind Control: Psychological Reality or Mindless Rhetoric? Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D.

Cults of Hatred. Melissa Dittman

Book Reviews: Cults: Too Good to be True. (Raphael Aron) – Livia Bardin; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Anatomy of a Life Possessed. (Maria Pema) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Black Sun: Aryan Cults, Esoteric Nazism and the Politics of Identity. (Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Cassadaga: The South’s Oldest Spiritual Community. (John Guthrie, Phillip Charles Lucas, Gary Monroe) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 2, No. 1 (2003)

Aid and Assistance for Consumer Damages from Religious Activities. Japan Federation of Bar Associations (38-49)

Perspectives on Cults As Affected by the September 11th Tragedy. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.

AFF 2002 Conference Reports: Introduction. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Denouement of the Prophets’ Cult: The Church Universal and Triumphant in Decline. Joseph P. Szimhart

Harm and NRMs: Perspectives from Religious Studies, Sociology, and Psychology – Introduction. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Harm and New Religious Movements (NRMs): Some Notes on a Sociological Perspective. Eileen Barker, Ph.D.

Spiritual Harm in New Religions: Reflections on Interviews with Former Members of NRMs. Phillip Charles Lucas, Ph.D.(30-37)

Harm and NRMs: Perspectives from Psychology. Arthur A. Dole, Ph.D., B.B.P.P.

On the Outside Looking In: Growing Up in the Moonies. Flore Singer Aslid (1-8)

Reflections on Marriage and Children After the Cult. Lorna Goldberg, M.S.W. (9-29)

Terrorism and Cults. Hal Mansfield

Frankl Revisited. Rev. Walter Debold

Warning: Meditating May Be Hazardous to Your Health. Sandy Brundage

Book Review: Inside Out: A Memoir of Entering and Breaking Out of a Minneapolis Political Cult. (Alexandra Stein) – Dennis Tourish; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 2, No. 2 (2003)

Cults and Terrorism: Similarities and Differences. Christopher M. Centner

Traumatic Abuse in Cults: A Psychoanalytic Perspective. Daniel Shaw, C.S.W. (101-129)

The Chemistry of a Conflict: The Chinese Government and the Falun Gong. Patsy Rahn

What Falun Gong Really Teaches. Samuel Luo

Reflections on Falun Gong and the Chinese Government. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Cults, State Control, and Falun Gong: A Comment on Herbert Rosedale's "Perspectives on Cults as Affected by the September 11th Tragedy.” Thomas Robbins, Ph.D.

Ideology, Demonization, and Scholarship: The Need for Objectivity—A Response to Robbins' Comments on Rosedale, the Chinese Government, and Falun Gong. Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.

Special Collection: AFF 2002 Conference Papers (Continued from Vol. 2, No. 1)

International Churches of Christ: Introduction. Carol Giambalvo

The Making of a Disciple in the International Churches of Christ. Kathy Kelly

Clinical and Diagnostic Issues of Cultism: Group Dependence Disorder. Miguel Perlado

An Example for Controversy: Creating a Model for Reconciliation. Michael Kropveld (130-150)

Inner Experience and Conversion. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Why Waldorf Programs are Unsuitable for Public Funding. Dan Dugan

Spotlight on Anthroposophy. Sharon Lombard

The Evolution of a Cult and a Support Group for the Families of It’s Members: The Jim Roberts Group and The Roberts Group Parents Network. James Foster; Ronald Loomis; Joseph Szimhart; Larry Wilcox (151-168)

1984 - Once More. Rev. Walter Debold

Book Review: On the Edge: Political Cults Left and Right. (Dennis Tourish, Tim Wohlforth) – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Tabernacle of Hate: Why They Bombed Oklahoma City. (Kerry Noble) – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Christian Millenarianism: From the Early Church to Waco. (Stephen Hunt) – Dean Borgman; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Fundamentals of Extremism: The Christian Right in America. (K. Blaker) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Sixth of Seven Wives: Escape from Modern Day Polygamy. (M. Markert) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 2, No. 3 (2003)

A Psychoanalytic Look at Recovered Memories, Therapists, Cult Leaders, and Undue Influence. Lorna Goldberg, M.S.W. (246-264)

Japanese Activities to Counter Cults. Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Esq. (225-229)

Psychometric Properties of the Spanish Version of the Group Psychological Abuse Scale - Carmen Almendros. José Antonio Carrobles, Ph.D.; Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Ph.D.; Josep María Jansà, M.D. (203 -224)

2002 Report. Attention and Research on Social Addictions (AIS)

Writing Down the Pain: A Case Study of the Benefits of Writing for Cult Survivors. K. Gordon Neufeld 230-245)

Extrapolation, Exaggeration, or Exculpation? Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq.

Book Review: The Matrix Cult – A film Review – Vladimir Tumanov; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: In the Shadow of the New Age: Decoding the Findhorn Foundation. (J.P. Greenaway) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Religion that Kills: Christian Science, Abuse, Neglect, and Mind Control. (Linda Kramer) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Church Universal and Triumphant: Elizabeth Clare Prophet’s Apocalyptic Movement. (Bradley C Whitsel) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Holy Madness: the Shock Tactics and Radical Teachings of Crazy-Wise Adepts, Holy Fools, and Rascal Gurus; The Mystery of Light: The Life and Teaching of Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov. (Georg Fuerstein) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Enlightenment Blues: My Years with an American Guru. (Andre Van de Braak) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 3, No. 1 (2004)

Authoritarian Culture and Child Abuse in ISKCON. Nori J. Muster (1-27)

Generational Revolt by the Adult Children of First-Generation Members of the Children of God/The Family. Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. (56-72)

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Predicaments: The Truth, Deceit, and Issues Surrounding Falun Gong. Frank Tian Xie, Ph.D.; Tracey Zhu, M.D.

Compassion Betrayed: Spiritual Abuse in an American Zen Center. Katherine V. Masis, M.A. 28-55)

The "Helpmate" of Males: An Ethnography on Sex Segregation and Theocracy. Cliff Cheng, Ph.D.

Book Review: The Superpower Syndrome. (Robert Jay Lifton) – Walter Debold; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: My Life in Orange. (T. Guest) – Lois Kendall; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Holy Rollers: Murder and Madness in Oregon’s Love Cult. (T. McCracken, R.T. Blodgett) – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Da Vinci Code. (Dan Brown) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Devotee Farm. (George Vaisnava) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Protest. (Kozdrey Bunnell) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 3, No. 2/3 – double issue (2004)

Scientific Evaluation of the Dangers Posed by Religious Groups: A Partial Model. Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. (101-134)

Cults and Religious Privileges in England and Australia: Can the Wheat be Separated from the Chaff? Stephen Bruce Mutch, M.A., LL.B. (135-151)

Persistence of “Deprogramming” Stereotypes in Film. Joseph P. Szimhart (202-225)

Cults and Families. Doni Whitsett, Ph.D. & Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D.

Illegal Missionary Work Lawsuits and Exit Counseling for Unification Church Members. Sakurai Yoshihide, Ph.D.(183-201)

The Teenage Dissent of Newman and Unamuno: Conscience as a Safeguard Against Coercive Manipulation. Kevin B. Fagan, Ph.D. (152-170)

Second Thoughts on Cultic Involvement and Addictive Relationships. Miguel Perlado (171-182)

Using the Bounded Choice Model as an Analytical Tool: A Case Study of He (226-247)aven’s Gate. Janja Lalich, Ph.D.

Book Review: A Matter of Basic Principles: Bill Gothard and the Christian Life – John Dillion; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Charles Mason Remey and the Baha’I Faith – Ron Burks; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Grandparents’ Rights: What Every Grandparent Needs to Know – Robin Boyle; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Spiritual Intelligence, the Behavioral Sciences, and the Humanities – Rabbi A. James Rudin; Reviewer

Book Review: The Cult Around the Corner – Steve Eichel; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Terrorismo Religioso. La Guerra del Siglo XXI. El Ataque al World Trade Center y al Pentagono – Carmen Almendros; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Them and Us: Cult Thinking and the Terrorist Threat – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: The Power of Persuasion: How We’re Bought and Sold – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 4, No. 1 (2005)

Terrorists Are Made, Not Born: Creating Terrorists Using Social Psychological Conditioning. Anthony Stahelski, Ph.D. (30-40)

Imposed Anorexia: A Model of Dietary Restriction in Four Ideological Groups. Jessie Meikle (41-64)

The Cult of Parenthood: A Qualitative Study of Parental Alienation. Amy J. L. Baker, Ph.D. (1-29)

College Students and Religious Groups in Japan: How Are They Influenced and How Do They Perceive Group Members? Ando, Kiyoshi; Tsuchida, Shoji; Imai, Yoshiaki; Shiomura, Kimihiro; Murata, Koji; Watanabe, Namiji; Nishida, Kimiaki; Genjida, Ken'ichi

Book Review: Bounded Choice: True Believers and Charismatic Cults (Janja Lalich) – J. Anna Looney, Reviewer (65-69)

Book Review: God’s Brothel: The Extortion of Sex for Salvation in Contemporary Mormon and Christian Fundamentalist Polygamy and the Stories of 18 Women Who Escaped (Andrea Moore Emmett) – Doni Whitsett, Reviewer (70-75)

Book Review: Lost and Found: My Life in Group Marriage Commune – Alexandra Stein; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: People Who Play God: How Ultra-Authorities Enslave the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Their Victims – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: Le Phenonene des Sectes. L’Etude du Fonctionnement des Groupes Critique faite par Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005)

Education and Reeducation in Ideological Organizations and Their Implications for Children. Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. (119-145)

Cult Awareness Groups and NRM Scholars: Toward Depolarization of Key Issues. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D. (146-168)

Methodological Fallacies in Anthony’s Critique of Exit Cost Analysis. Benjamin Zablocki, Ph.D.

Book Review: Servant of the Lotus Feet: A hare Krishna Odyssey (S. G. Brandis) – Nori Muster, Reviewer (169-177)

Book Review: Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology (Scott Lillienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn & Jeffrey Lohr) – Arthur A. Dole, Reviewer (178-181)

Book Review: Going Deeper: How to Make Sense of Your Life When Your Life Makes No Sense – Frank MacHovec; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 4, No. 3 (2005)

Development of the Study of Mind Control in Japan. Kimiaki Nishida, Ph.D. (215-232)

Child Protection in an Authoritarian Community: Culture Clash and Systemic Weakness. Livia Bardin, M.S.W. (233-267)

The Violence of Jim Jones: A Biopsychosocial Explanation. Candice Lys (268-294)

Book Review: The Serpent Rising: A Journey of Spiritual Seduction – Marybeth Ayella; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: A Guide to New Religious Movement – Richard Dowhower; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

Book Review: God vs. the Gavel: Religion and the Rule of Law – Edward Lottick; Reviewer (e-version, no page numbers)

CSR Vol. 5, No. 1 (2006)

Raised in Cultic Groups: The Impact on the Development of Certain Aspects of Character. Lorna Goldberg, M.S.W. (1-28)

Charismatic Leadership and Corporate Cultism at Enron: The Elimination of Dissent, the Promotion of Conformity, and Organizational Collapse. Dennis Tourish, Ph.D.; Naheed Vatcha (87-124)

The Children of God/The Family: A Discussion of Recent Research (1998–2005). Susan Raine 29-72)

The Seven-Stage Hate Model: The Psychopathology of Hate Groups. John R. Schafer, M.A.; Joe Navarro, M.A. (73-86)

Book Review: Terror in the Name of God. (Jessica Stern) – Anthony Stahelski; Reviewer (146-152)

Book Review: All the Fishes Come Home to Roost: An American Misfit in India. (Rachel Brown) – Thomas Robbins; Reviewer (153-158)

Book Review: Opus Dei. (John Allen) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (159-164)

Book Review: Imaginary Friends. (Alison Lurie) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (165-168)

CSR Vol. 5, No. 2 (2006)

Terror and Terrorism: A History of Ideas and Philosophical-Ethical Reflections. Brig. Gen. Edwin R. Micewski (219-243)

Cultism, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. Stephen Bruce Mutch, Ph.D., LL.B.(169-197)

Terrorist Motivations, Extreme Violence, and the Pursuit of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). Jaime Gomez (244-267)

Are Terrorists Cultists? Arthur A. Dole, Ph.D., ABPP(198-218)

Responding to Jihadism: A Cultic Studies Perspective. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(268-306)

Book Review: Help at Any Cost. (Maia Szalavitz) – Steve Eichel; Reviewer (327-332)

Book Review: Madness and Evil: A Review of the Sullivanians/Fourth Wall Community. (Amy Siskind) – Daniel Shaw; Reviewer (333-343)

Book Review: Occult: They Didn’t Think It Could Happen In Their Church. (June Summers) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (344-346)

Book Review: Theosophy and Culture: Nicholas Roerich. (Anita Stasulane) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer 347-350)

CSR Vol. 5, No. 3 (2006)

The Psychobiology of Trauma and Child Maltreatment. Doni Whitsett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.(351-373)

The Problems and Possibilities of Defining Precise Criteria to Distinguish Between Ethical and Unethical Proselytizing/Evangelism. Elmer J. Thiessen, Ph.D. (374-389)

Antisocial Personality Disorder in Cult Leaders and Induction of Dependent Personality Disorder in Cult Members. John Burke, Ph.D.(390-410)

Book Review: Captives of a Concept: Understanding the Illusionary Concept that Holds Jehovah’s Witnesses Captive (Don Cameron) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (445-446)

Book Review: Out of the Cocoon: A Young Woman’s Courageous Flight from the Grip of a Religious Cult (Brenda Lee) – Mary Kochan; Reviewer (447-450)

Book Review: The Great Failure: A Bartender, A Monk, and My Unlikely Path to Truth (Natalie Goldberg) – Katherine V. Masis; Reviewer (451-453)

Book Review: I Can’t Hear God Anymore (Wendy Duncan) – Lois Svoboda; Reviewer (454-

CSR Vol. 6, No. 1 (2007)

Former Members’ Perceptions of Cult Involvement. Carmen Almendros, Ph.D.; José A. Carrobles, Ph.D.; Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Ph.D.(1-20)

The Psychology of Prophetic Charisma: New Approaches to Understanding Joseph Smith and the Development of Charismatic Leadership. Lawrence Foster(21-40)

The Prophet's Fall: A Note in Response to Lawrence Foster's "The Psychology of Prophetic Charisma." Len Oakes, Ph.D.(41-43)

Fear and Pride in Ideographic Identification. Amy Osmond(44-76)

Book Review: Awesome Families: The Promise of Healing Relationships in the International Churches of Christ (Kathleen E. Jenkins) – Janja Lalich; Reviewer (77-79)

Book Review: New Religion and the Nazis (Karla Poewe) – Alexander Andron; Reviewer (80-81)

Book Review: Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Abducted by Aliens (Susan A. Clancy) – Ron Burks; Reviewers, 82-83)

Book Review: Polygamy’s Rape of Rachel Strong: Protected Environments for Predators (John R. Llewellyn) – Laura Weber; Reviewer, 84-87)

CSR Vol. 6, No. 2 (2007)

The Psychology of Religious Genius: Joseph Smith and the Origins of New Religious Movements. Lawrence Foster, Ph.D.(173-203)

A Response to James D. Chancellor’s Life in The Family: An Oral History of the Children of God. Perry Bulwer, B.A., LL.B.(101-159)

A Response to Perry Bulwer’s Evaluation of Life in the Family. James D. Chancellor, M. Div., Ph. D.(160-166)

A Rejoinder to James Chancellor’s Response to My Article. Perry Bulwer, B.A., LL.B.9 (167-172)

Book Review: The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog and Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrists Notebook: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love and Healing (Bruce Perry & Maia Szalavitz) – Doni Whitsett; Reviewer (204-209)

Book Review: Herding the Moo: Exploits of a Martial Arts Cult (Joe Smith) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer, 210-212)

Book Review: The Devil is a Gentleman: Exploring America’s Religious Fringe (J. C. Hallman) – J. Anna Looney; Reviewer (213-216)

Book Review: Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer (Michael White)– Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (217-222)

CSR Vol. 6, No. 3 (2007)

The PRC and Falun Gong. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.(235-285)

Falun Gong and the World: How Many Eight-Years Do We Need? – Comment on Langone (2007). Frank Tian Xie, Ph.D. (286-294)

Reply to Xie. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D. (295-297)

Cultish Religious Sects and Politics: The Brethren v. Greens Contest and Other Controversies Involving Minor Religious Sects Down Under. Stephen Mutch, Ph.D. L.L.B. (UNSW) (298-312)

Book Review: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Dai Sijie) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (313-316)

Book Review: The A to Z of New Religious Movements (George Chryssides) – Richard Dowhower; Reviewer (317-322)

Book Review: The Rhetoric of Religious “Cults”: Terms of Use and Abuse (Anabelle Mooney)– Matthew Forester, Reviewer (323-326)

Book Review: The Heart of a Cult (Lena Phoenix) – Gina Maria Catena; Reviewer (327-328)

CSR Vol. 7, No. 1 (2008)

Un modèle d’intervention auprès des proches d’adeptes : le concept de co-adepte. Jean-Claude Maes (42-54)

The Internet as a New Place for Sects. Luis Santamaría del Río (20-41)

Psychologist Survey Regarding Cults. Edward A. Lottick, M.D.(1-19)

Comment on “The Rhetoric of Religious ‘Cults’: Terms of Use and Abuse.” Michael Kropveld (55-56)

Book Review: Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties that Bind (Amy Baker) – Lorna Goldberg; Reviewer (57-63)

Book Review: Power Games: Influence, Persuasion and Indoctrination in Psychotherapy Training (Richard Rauboit) – Steve Eichel; Reviewer (64-72)

Book Review: Weapons of Fraud: A Source Book for Fraud Fighters (Anthony Pratkanis & Doug Shadel) – Colleen Russell; Reviewer (73-78)

Book Review: Malignant Pied Pipers of Our Time: A Psychological Study of Destructive Cult Leaders from Reverend Jim Jones to Osama Bin Laden (Peter A. Olsson) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (79-82)

CSR Vol. 7, No. 2 (2008)

Innocent Murderers? Abducted Children in the Lord’s Resistance Army. Terra Manca (129-166)

Contemporary Uses of the Brainwashing Concept: 2000 to Mid-2007. Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. (99-128)

Book Review: Justice Denied, What America Must Do to Protect Its Children (Marci Hamilton) – Andrea Moore Emmett; Reviewer (167-168)

Book Review: Hare Krishna Transformed (E. Burke Rochford) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (169-174)

Book Review: The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity (Seyyed Hossein Nasr) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (175-181)

Book Review: The Caged Virgin: A Muslim Woman’s Cry for Reason (Ayaan Hirsi Ali) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (175-181)

Book Review: No god but God: Origins, Evolution and Future Islam (Reza Aslan) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (175-181)

Book Review: Shamans and Religion: An Anthropological Exploration in Critical Thinking (Alic Beck Kehoe) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (182-187)

Book Review: Dream Catchers: How Mainstream America Discovered Native Spirituality (Philip Jenkins) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (182-187)

Book Review: The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Karen Armstrong) – Bonnie McKenzie; Reviewer 188-189)

CSR Vol. 7, No. 3 (2008)

An Investigation into Cult Pseudo-Personality: What is It and How Does It Form? - Gillie Jenkinson, M.A. (199-224)

Narcissistic Fraud in the Ancient World: Lucian’s Account of Alexander of Abonuteichos and the Cult of Glycon - Stephen A. Kent, Ph.D. (225-253)

Conflict Between Aum Critics and Human Rights Activists in Japan - Yoshihide Sakurai, Ph.D.(254-278)

Book Review: Not Without My Sister: The True Story of Three Girls Violated and Betrayed (Kristina Jones, Celeste Jones, Juliana Buhring) – Miriam Boeri; Reviewer (279-290)

Book Review: Jesus Freaks: A True Story of Murder and Madness on the Evangelical Edge (Don Lattin) – Miriam Boeri; Reviewer (279-290)

Book Review: When the Body is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain and Traumatic Attachments (Sharon Klayman Farber) – Lorna Goldberg; Reviewer (291-296)

Book Review: Shattered Dreams My Life as a Polygamist’s Wife (Irene Spencer) – Livia Bardin, Reviewer (297-306)

Book Review: Escape (Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer) – Livia Bardin, Reviewer (297-306)

Book Review: Stolen Innocence (Elissa Wall with Lisa Pulitzer) – Livia Bardin; Reviewer (297-306)

Book Review: What Orwell Didn’t Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics (Andras Szanto) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (307-315)

CSR Vol. 8, No. 1 (2009)

Prevention Program on Psychologically Manipulative Techniques - Esther Maté, Olga Juárez, Núria Ribas-Fitó, Mónica Cortés, Maria Pau González, Miguel Perlado, Vega González, Josep Maria Jansà (1-15)

Ritual of Separation: An Integrative Guideline for Helping Clients from High-Intensity Faith Groups - Martin John Faulkner (16-42)

The Influence of Persuasive Strategies Used by Cultic Groups in the Context of Forewarning - Dariusz Krok, Ph.D. (43-67)

Book Review: Rudolf Steiner: An Introduction to His Life and Work (Gary Lachman) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (

Book Review: Turn Off Your Mind: The Mystic Sixties and the Dark Side of the Age of Aquarius (Gary Lachman) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (72-76)

Book Review: The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil (Philip Zimbardo) – Monica Pignotti; Reviewer (77-83)

Book Review: Worship and Sin: An Exploration of Religion-Related Crime in the United States (Karel Kurst-Swanger) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (84-87)

CSR Vol. 8, No. 2 (2009)

Reasons for Leaving: Psychological Abuse and Distress Reported by Former Members of Cultic Groups - Carmen Almendros, Ph.D.; José Antonio Carrobles, Ph.D.; Álvaro Rodríguez-Carballeira, Ph.D. & Manuel Gámez-Guadix (111-138)

A Single-Case Design Implementing Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) with an Ex-Cult Member - Robert R. DeYoung, Ed.D. (139-153)

Terrorist Organizations Are Cults - Masoud Banisadr (154-184)

Book Review: Tabernacle of Hope. Bridging Your Darkened Past Toward a Brighter Future (Kerry Noble) – Arthur Dole; Reviewer (185-186)

Book Review: The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology (John Duignan with Nicola Taliant) – Edward Lottick; Reviewer (187-189)

Book Review: Island (Aldous Huxley) – Joe Szimhart; Reviewer (190-194)

Book Review: Our Father, Who Art in Bed: A Naïve and Sentimental Dubliner in the Legion of Christ (John Paul Lennon) – Joe Szimhart; Reviewer (195-198)

CSR Vol. 8, No. 3 (2009)

Razor’s Edge Indeed: A Deprogrammer’s View of Harmful Cult Activity - Joseph Szimhart (231-265)

The Red Mosque: A Case Study of How Religion Can Evolve into a Terrorist Cult - Ana Ballesteros Peiró M. Jesus Martin Lopez, Ph.D. Jose Manuel Martinez, Ph.D. (266-280)

The Violent Outcomes of Ideological Extremism: What Have We Learned Since Jonestown? - Janja Lalich, Ph.D. (281-302)

Book Review: Lost Boy (Brent W. Jeffs with Maia Szalavitz) – Andrea Moore Emmett; Reviewer (303-305)

Book Review: Cartwheels in a Sari: A memoir of Growing up Cult (Jayanti Tamm) – Marcia Rudin; Reviewer (306-310)

Book Review: Prophet’s Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth Clare Prophet Inside the Church Universal and Triumphant (Erin Prophet) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (311-320)

Book Review: Top Secret: The Truth Behind Today’s Pop Mysticisms (Robert M. Price) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (321-333)

CSR Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010)

Special Issue: "The Last Draw" - Cults and Creativity

“The Last Draw” – Cults and Creativity - Dana Wehle, L.C.S.W., M.F.A.

Cults, Creativity, and Folie: Psychoanalytic Considerations - Miguel Perlado, Ph.D. (53-77)

“Just Joking”: Psychoanalytic Treatment of the Suppression of Creativity in Cults - Dana Wehle, L.C.S.W., M.F.A. (78-105)

Touched: Disconfirming Pathogenic Beliefs of Thought Reform Through the Process of Acting - Colleen Russell, L.M.F.T., C.G.P. (106-134)

Cult Pseudo-Creativity vs. Creativity in Recovery - Gillie Jenkinson, M.A., UKCP (135-163)

Sounding Creativity - Melinda Haas, L.C.S.W. (164-172)

Creativity and Cults from Sociological and Communication Perspectives: The Processes Involved in the Birth of a Secret Creative Self - Miriam Williams Boeri, Ph.D.; Karen Pressley (173-213)

Of Urinals and Dark Forces: An Essay About Harmful Cult Influence on an Artist - Joseph Szimhart (214-231)

Art and Authority: Foreclosing Creativity in Cultic Groups - Steven Gelberg, M.A. (232-249)

Book Review: American Guru: A Story of Love, Betrayal and Healing (William Yenner) – Marta Szabo; Reviewer (250-253)

Book Review: The Spirit Connection: Back to Cassadaga (Janet Karcher and John Hutchinson) – Joseph Szimhart; Reviewer (254-257)


ICSA e-Newsletter (2004-2008)

E-news issues earlier than Vol. 3, No. 2 did not have articles, so are not listed.

e-News Vol. 3, No. 2 (2004)

On Conversations with God. Elliot Benjamin

Checks on Power and Authority in the New Testament. Harold Bussell

The Strategic Interaction Approach. Steven Hassan

Preventive Education: A North American Perspective. Michael Kropveld

Cultic Studies Bibliography: 2003. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.; Andrew McMillion; Carmen Almendros

French Publications on Cultic Phenomena and Related Subjects: English Summary. Marie-Andree Pelland

Recension des Écrits Portant sur le Phénomène Sectaire et Thèmes Connexe au Cours de l’Année 2003. Marie-Andree Pelland

e-News Vol. 4, No. 1 (2005)

Legal Regulations and Police Responsibilities with Regard to Totalitarian Groups. Ferran Alonso

How We Rescued Our Daughter. Arthur A. Dole, Ph.D.

How Could Anyone Join a Cult?!! Maureen Griffo

Letter to a Former Member of a Meditation Group. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

The Comet and its Tail: Cultic Studies from Afar (Power Point conference presentation). Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

e-News Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005)

On Avatar. Elliot Benjamin, Ph.D.

The Grammatical Fiction: Totalism, Solipsism, and the Dispensing of Existence in Modern Literature. Gordon K. Neufeld

Sifting the Wheat from the Tares: 20 Signs of Trouble in a New Religious Group. Peter Vere

e-News Vol. 4, No. 3 (2005)

Grupos de Manipulación Psicológica en Cataluña: Situación y Conceptos. Atención e Investigación de Socioadicciones (AIS) & Desenvolupament Communitari (DC).

Book of Abstracts: Madrid Conference – 2005. Carmen Almendros; Jose Carrobles, Ph.D.; Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.; Michael Kropveld

Born or Raised in Closed, High-Demand Groups: Developmental Considerations. Leona Furnari

The Potential for Abuse in the Guru-Disciple Relationship. Mary Garden

Academic Disputes and Dialogue Collection: Preface. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Cultic Dimensions of the London 7/21 Bombings. Dennis Tourish, Ph.D.

e-News Vol. 5, No. 1 (2006)

Preventing Cultic/Sectarian Deviations in Europe: Policies That Differ. Henri de Cordes

Divergent European Cult Policies. A Reply to Henri de Cordes. Richard Singelenberg

Preventing Cultic Deviations in Europe: Reply to Singelenberg’s Comment. Henri de Cordes

Psychological Abuse: Theoretical and Measurement Issues. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Myth and Themes of Ex-Membership. Nori Muster

The Cult Movement and Religious Situation in Ukraine. Vladimir Petukhov

e-News Vol. 5, No. 2 (2006)

Aspects of Concern Regarding Legion of Christ Mind Control Reflected in Its Rules, Norms, and Ex-Member Testimonies. J. Paul Lennon

Reflections on the Legion of Christ: 2003-2006. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

“Lost Love” in the Controversy Surrounding “Big Love.” Michael Kropveld

Opus Dei Over Time. Alberto Moncada

Comment on "Opus Dei Over Time.” Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

e-News Vol. 6, No. 1 (2007)

A Workshop for People Born or Raised in Cultic Groups. Kelley McCabe; Lorna Goldberg, M.S.W.; Michael Langone, Ph.D.; Kristen DeVoe, M.S.W.

European Muslims and the Cult of Jihadism. Akyol Mustafa

e-News Vol. 6, No. 2 (2007)

On Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute: An Experiential Analysis. Elliot Benjamin, Ph.D.

Opinion Column: Jehovah’s Witnesses Lose Court Battle to Suppress Freedom of Speech. William Bowen

Opinion Column: Bishop Farrell’s “Differences of Opinion.” Kevin Fagan, Ph.D.

e-News Vol. 6, No. 3 (2007)

Some Things I Learned During My Seventeen Years in the Hare Krishna Movement. Steven J. Gelberg.

Zealotry and the American Identity. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.

Stairway to Heaven: Treating Children in the Crosshairs of Trauma. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D.; Maia Szalavitz

e-News Vol. 7, No. 1 (2008)

A Comparison of Different Countries’ Approaches to Cult-Related Issues. Mike Kropveld

Introduction to the ICSA 2007 Annual Conference. Michael Langone, Ph.D., Michael Kropveld

The Work of the German Südwest Network. Otto Lomb

e-News Vol. 7, No. 2 (2008)

A Remarkable Consensus. Edward Lottick, M. D.; Jean O’Brien, Ph.D.; Charles Brooks, Ph.D.

Governments and Cults. Michael Kropveld

International Cultic Studies Association, Cults, and Government. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.