Edition 103 - Steve Hassan
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Lifton investigated the thought-reform procedures used against American POWs returning from the Korean War while involved in their psychiatric evaluation. Lifton's 1961 book Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of "Brainwashing" in China was a study of coercive techniques that he labelled thought reform or "brainwashing", though he preferred the former term. Others have labelled it also as "mind control". Lifton describes in detail eight methods which he says are used to change people's minds without their agreement: