Goth, Identity, Style and Subculture by Paul Hodkinson, Oxford, Berg, 2002

Piercing the Darkness: Undercover with Vampires in America Today, Katherine Ramsland, Harper Paperbacks 1998

Bloodlust: Conversations with Real Vampires, Carol Page, Warner Books 1991


Transcript of videotaped statement of Rod Ferrell (self-confessed vampire, convicted of murderer)

Rod Ferrell – Wikipedia

Vampire Killers and the First Vampire, by Katherine Ramsland, Crime Library on

Vampire – Wikipedia

Various vampire dictionaries (online)



Robert Schroeder, Cults: Sects and Radical Religions, Hinkler Books, Australia 2007

Journal articles

Interacting with “Cults”, A Policing Model, by Adam Szubin, Carl Jensen and Rod Gregg, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, September 2000

The Truth about Jonestown, by K Harrary, Psychology Today, 00333107, Mar92, Vol. 25, Issue 213

An Adolescent Vampire Cult in Rural America: Clinical Issues and Case Study Thomas W. Miller, Lane J. Veltkamp Robert F. Kraus, Tina Lane and Tag Heister, Child Psychiatry and Human Development, Vol. 29(3), Spring 1999

Apocalyptic Suicide, by Simon Dein and Roland Littlewood, Mental Health, Religion & Culture,Volume 3,Number 2, 2000

Testing a Theory of the Borderline-narcissistic Personality, Terry Carrilio, Social Work, March 1981, p.107-111

Psychological Consequences of Involvement in a New Religious Movement or Cult, Yvonne Walsh and Robert Bor, Counselling Psychology Quarterly, March 1996, Vol 9, Issue 1

Adolescent Attraction to Cults, Eagan Hunter, Adolescence, Fall 98, Issue 131, p.709-715

The Aum Cult Leader Asahara’s Mental Deviation and its Social Relations, Haruo Akimoto, Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (2006), 60 , 3–8

The Lethal Triad: Understanding the Nature of Isolated Extremist Groups, Kevin Gilmartin, FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, September 1996


Profile of cult leaders

How brainwashing works, Julia Layton, How stuff works

How cults work, How stuff works