Abusive Groups

Some articles on abusive groups, group:

Spiritual Abuse - Characteristics
... Enroth in Churches That Abuse identifies five categories Authority and Power - abusive groups misuse and distort the concept of spiritual authority ... Abuse arises when leaders of a group arrogate to themselves power and authority that lacks the dynamics of open accountability and the capacity to question or challenge decisions made by leaders ... Manipulation and Control - abusive groups are characterized by social dynamics where fear, guilt, and threats are routinely used to produce unquestioning ...
Religious Abuse - Spiritual Abuse - Characteristics
... five categories Authority and Power - abusive groups misuse and distort the concept of spiritual authority ... Abuse arises when leaders of a group arrogate to themselves power and authority that lacks the dynamics of open accountability and the capacity to ... Manipulation and Control - abusive groups are characterized by social dynamics where fear, guilt, and threats are routinely used to produce unquestioning obedience, group conformity ...

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