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Social psychologist have studied the phenomena and written about it to the point that there is one but I'm not sure actual "cult leaders" use it.

Trevor Cunnington

Interesting idea about an existing "cult script" that leaders intuitively understand. I've done what in a formal academic setting would be called "participant observation" of a cult, but I was not institutionally affiliated; I was just curious. It was a surreal and disturbing experience I do not want to repeat.

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