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Mothers in Cults: The Influence of Cults on the Relationship of Mothers to Their Children

Alexandra Stein
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Abstract:
The author discusses the experience of mothers in cults and the impact of such an experience on the mother-child bond. The methods used in cults to control and limit this bond, and the responses of mothers to these controls are explored here. Some areas of focus are proposed for the education and support of mothers exiting cults.

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Betz, Katherine E.: "No Place to Go: Life in a Prison Without Bars" - abs
Collective of Women: "Sex, Lies, and Grand Schemes of Thought in Closed Groups" - abs
Dahlen, Penny, Ed.D.: "Working with Women Survivors of Cults" - abs
Lalich, Janja: "Dominance and Submission: The Psychosexual: Exploitation of Women in Cults"
Rosen, Shelly, C.S.W.: "Gender Attributes.Women�s Attraction..Involvement in Cults" - abs
Stein, Alexandra: "Influence of Cults on the Relationship of Mothers to Their Children" - abs
Weishaupt, Kaynor J.: "Wifely Subjection: Mental Health Issues in Jehovah�s Witness" - abs

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Betz, Katherine E.: "No Place to Go: Life in a Prison Without Bars" - abs
Collective of Women: "Sex, Lies, and Grand Schemes of Thought in Closed Groups" - abs
Dahlen, Penny, Ed.D.: "Working with Women Survivors of Cults" - abs
Lalich, Janja: "Dominance and Submission: The Psychosexual: Exploitation of Women in Cults"
Rosen, Shelly, C.S.W.: "Gender Attributes.Women�s Attraction..Involvement in Cults" - abs
Stein, Alexandra: "Influence of Cults on the Relationship of Mothers to Their Children" - abs
Weishaupt, Kaynor J.: "Wifely Subjection: Mental Health Issues in Jehovah�s Witness" - abs

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