Dianetic Therapy: An Experimental Evaluation

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Author: Harvey Jay Fischer

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A (successful) PhD thesis submitted to the School of Education University of New York University, this text is probably the only independent scientific study that has been able to properly examine the claims of Dianetics.

When Dianetics was replaced by (and then subsumed in to) Scientology the organisation no longer allowed objective data-gathering.

The aims are relatively narrow, and much of the discussion technical – but this remains an interesting historical document.