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The Gaslight Effect

The term gaslight comes from a 1938 play that was later made into the iconic film starring Ingrid Bergman. In the story, the character Bella is made to feel like she is losing her mind by a manipulative husband who feeds her false information. People who are gaslighted doubt their sanity and lose a sense of identity. Here are some primers on gaslighting.
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Spotting the Manipulation

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP

Learn a gaslighter's cheap tricks.
Five Tactics of the Gaslighter

Five Tactics of the Gaslighter

By Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D.

Gaslighting is a form of manipulation that goes beyond questioning your sanity.
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Denial Is at the Root

By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA

Catalysts for productively looking inside our own blind spots.
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It’s Not You, It’s Them

By Amanda Rose Ph.D.

Gaslighting and imposter syndrome among women at work.