deprogram

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deprogram

(dē-prō′grăm′, -grəm)
tr.v. depro·grammed, depro·gramming, depro·grams or depro·gramed or depro·graming
To counteract or try to counteract the effect of an indoctrination, especially a religious or cult indoctrination.

de·pro′gram′mer n.

deprogram

(dē-prō′grăm)
To free an individual from some mentally harmful cult, religion, or political belief system.
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She added: 'My first impression was that he went very much out of his way to deprogramme me of any previous ideas that I might have had of him.
The church says it is a charity, but Ayman Akshar, who has helped deprogramme hundreds of cult victims, says the ICC is one of the most dangerous groups in the western world.
The centre in Riyadh is among several which deprogrammes suspected al-Qaeda foot soldiers.