(to) gaslight

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18:54 Nov 26, 2019
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Social Sciences - Psychology
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English term or phrase: (to) gaslight
Definition from Brittanica.com:
A technique of deception and psychological manipulation, usually practiced by a single deceiver, or “gaslighter,” on a single victim over an extended period. Its effect is to gradually undermine the victim’s confidence in their own ability to distinguish truth from falsehood, thereby rendering them dependent on the gaslighter.

Example sentence(s):
  • Is my brother being gaslighted by his boss? The Spectator
  • Toronto police gaslighted us on traffic enforcement. Their neglect put lives at risk. The Star
  • Student Health’s misdiagnosis delayed Matson from receiving necessary treatment and medication, negatively impacting her academic, social and emotional well-being. The gaslighting, which led to her questioning and blaming herself for her physical suffering, may potentially have longer lasting effect. Duke Chronicle
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Definition from Näthatshjälpen:
Gaslighting är en form av manipulation där information förvrängs, förvanskas eller utelämnas eller där falsk information presenteras med avsikten att få offer att tvivla på sina egna minnen, uppfattning och sinneshälsa.

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  • Gaslighting beskriver en psykologisk manipulation av en annan individ, där man får individen att tveka över sin egen sanning och mentala hälsa. - Näthatshjälpen  
Robin Joensuu
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