Dr. Robert J Lifton


– The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide

– Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of “Brainwashing” in China

Robert J Lifton works are in the field of psychohistory that differs from the mainstream fields of history and psychology. You’ll find more detailed explanation on this subject area on the Internet.

As you can imagine already from the title both books cover the motivations of large groups, including nations, in history and current affairs. The insights of the different processes described in this book concern not only the past, but are part of a continuum that will affect and mold us and future generations in any area.