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Date

14 Sep 2006

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Articles

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Coercive measures
Psychological evaluation
Consequences of human trafficking

Invisible Chains: Psychological Coercion Of Human Trafficking Victims

Date

14 Sep 2006

This paper attempts to show how psychological coercion can be as effective as physical violence in exerting control over a person. It will describe research on psychological control and manipulation, provides examples of psychological coercion used in conditions of modern day slavery, and provide a biologically-based framework for understanding psychological coercion.