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The secret history of mind control pdf

Army, MI5, MI6, and the British Intelligence Corps, acclaimed journalist Dominic Streatfeild traces the history of the world's most secret psychological procedure.
Brainwash covers a wide range of disturbing techniques used to subvert the human will, ranging from inducing chemical imbalance through stressing (wall standing, hooding and malnutrition sensory deprivation, hypnosis, the deep Narcosis ' therapy employed by Dr, william Sargant and.
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Book by Dominic Streatfeild, brainwash: The Secret History of Mind Control iSBN ) is a 2006 non-fiction book published.Is it possible to erase memories or to implant them artificially?References edit External links edit.4 The book was then longlisted and ultimately shortlisted for the 2007 prize but lost out to Imperial Life in the Emerald City by Rajiv Chandrasekaran.The author investigates the use of these techniques by the CIA, British Intelligence Services (against the IRA the KGB, large corporations, the Moonies and various Satanic abuse trials in the 1980s and 1990s.One horror was the magic room where nothing was straight, the bed sloped, moving images adorned the walls and anything from music to the screams of tortured women played day and night.With access to formerly classified documentation and interviews from the CIA, the.S.The term brainwashing was coined in the 1940s when the Americans suspected the Soviets of using powerful new drugs or hypnosis.From the author of the definitive history of cocaine, Brainwash is required reading in an era of cutting-edge and often controversial interrogation practices.Reviewed by Susan Blackmore for, focus, june 2006.Brainwash is Streatfeild's second book, following on from his 2002 book, Cocaine: An Unauthorised Biography.
Army, MI5, MI6 and, british Intelligence Corps to investigate the methods intended to destroy and reconstruct the minds of captives, to extract information and convert dissidents.Do religious cults brainwash recruits?How far have the worlds militaries really gone?Hodder Stoughton about the evolution of mind control from its origins in the, cold War through to today's, war on Terror.The author, Dominic Streatfeild, uses formerly classified documentation and interviews from the.How far would you be willing to go?Ewan Cameron, subliminal messaging, socialisation and various forms of mind control.More than just an examination of the techniques used by the CIA, the KGB, and the Taliban, it is also a gripping, full history of the heated efforts to master the elusive, secret techniques of mind control.Brainwash ends with a fictional scene in which you, the reader, are asked to imagine you are an MI5 officer who has to get captured terrorists to tell you where theyve planted a bomb before it goes off.Sleep deprivation, sensory overload, solitary confinement and disorientation amount to an assault on the personality.Brainwash: The Secret History of Mind Control by Dominic Streatfeild, Hodder Stroughton, 402 pp, notes and index,.00 hardback, isbn.