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Models of Assessment

Our assessment will be made against a variety of models used by various cult experts, psychologists and psychiatrists.  These models include:


The Bite Model, by Steven Hassan


Singer’s 6 Conditions, by Margaret Singer


Lifton’s 8 Conditions, by L.J Lifton


Deception, Dependency and Dread, by Michael D. Langone


We have also included a section entitled: cults and abusive relationships, as the similarities are significant and it can help us to understand techniques used and the feelings/emotions of those caught up in a cult, or who have left but are still really struggling.

Lets START with>> The BITE Model, by Steven Hassan