Definition of Brain-washing

1. Noun. A form of indoctrination that forces people to abandon their beliefs in favour of another set of beliefs by conditioning through various forms of pressure or torture(reference-book year=1990 author=David A. Statt title=The Concise Dictionary of Psychology publisher=Routledge isbn=0415026628 pages=18-19)(reference-book year=2000 author=James K. Boehnlein title=Psychiatry and Religion: The Convergence of Mind and Spirit publisher=American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. isbn=0880489200 pages=73-74)(reference-book year=2001 author=Raymond J. Corsini publisher=Routledge title=The Dictionary of Psychology isbn=1583913289 pages=127)(reference-book year=2007 author=Virginia A. Sadock, Harold I. Kaplan title=Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry publisher=Lippincott Williams & Wilkins isbn=978-0781773270 pages=676) ¹



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