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Health Beat: Gas Lighting

Benita Zahn
Created: November 27, 2019 11:29 AM

To say that politics are divisive is an understatement. Each side believes it's right. But what about the term gas lighting. We've heard that used in regard to winning a political point. Gas lighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality. Anyone is susceptible to gas lighting. It is a common tactic for abusers, dictators, narcissists, and cult leaders. It happens slowly so you don't realize what's going on. How to be alert to it? What to do if you think you're a victim of gas lighting? Therapist Theresa Ford answers those questions.

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