DEPROGRAMMING By N., Sam M.S. - 12 The process of restoring a person's original beliefs after they have been subjected to new ones in a cult for instance. See brainwashing. DEPROGRAMMING: "Joe had deprogramming after he was taken away from the religous cult." Related Psychology Terms LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population DEMONOLOGY COGNITIVE DISSONANCE (Dissonance Theory) DREAM INTERPRETATION (Historical) HABIT MAPLE SUGAR URINE DISEASE CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DEPROGRAMMING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deprogramming/ (accessed December 9, 2022).