Views And Reviews

The good, the bad, and the victims

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6944.1646a (Published 18 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1646
  1. K McKenzie

    Watch out, Britain - foreign fringe therapists are coming. In an operation more sinister than the invasion of the body snatchers, they plan to take over children's minds, turn them against their parents, and so break up families. Using hypnosis, suggestion, and sometimes even truth drugs they will plant false memories of child sex abuse which will be believed by the hapless victims.

    But a television documentary team has uncovered the plot. The team has talked to parents whose children have fallen prey and a victim who escaped from the therapists' clutches. An undercover reporter has managed to get footage of one of the villains in action, and the team has found a psychologist who …

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