(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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3 +1застосовувати газлайтинг


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застосовувати газлайтинг

Definition from Wikipedia:
Газлайтинг (англ. gaslighting) — форма психологічної маніпуляції, метою якої є змусити жертву сумніватися в адекватності свого сприйняття навколишньої дійсності, ставлячи під сумнів власну пам'ять та розсудливість. Це поняття походить від назви п'єси «Газове світло» 1938 року (у США відома як «Вулиця ангела»; англ. Angel Street), в якій змодельована стійка психологічна маніпуляція, що застосовується головним героєм по відношенню до своєї жертви.

Example sentence(s):
  • Блог психолога: що таке газлайтинг і як йому протистояти? - BBC  
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