(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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5 +1Gaz lambası tekniği
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Gaz lambası tekniği

Definition from APA Psikoloji:
Bir psikolojik manipülasyon ve taciz yöntemi olan gaz lambası tekniği, bireyin kendi hafıza, algı ve akıl sağlığını sorgulayıp irdelemeye iten bir çeşit kötü yönlendirmedir.

Example sentence(s):
  • Gaz lambası örneğinde mesela, sürekli ışığı azalan gaz lambalarından huzursuz olan kadını her seferinde ışığın azalmadığı konusunda ikna eden bir adamla karşılaşıyoruz. Söylemediği bir şeyi, söylediği konusunda diretme ve ikna etme konusunda oldukça başarılı manipülatörler, narsist kişilikleri ve otoriter davranışlarıyla bunu çok kolay başarırlar - Apa Psikoloji  
  • Terim, adını Gas Light (Gaz Lambası) adlı 1938 yapımı bir filmden almaktadır. - Habertürk  
Gulin Ture
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