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Psychiatrist Explains His Belief in Demon Possession

The Washington Post ran a controversial op-ed piece titled, "As a psychiatrist, I diagnose mental illness. Also, I help spot demonic possession." ...


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Our Hope Hinges on Easter

Rick Warren, the pastor of Saddleback Church and the author of The Purpose Driven Life, together with his wife, Kay, went through a devastating loss when ...


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Faking Happiness on Facebook Helps Depression

Holly Elmore wrote a fascinating article about how faking that she was happy on Facebook actually helped her overcome her depression. On Facebook during ...


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Foiling Death on Golden Gate Bridge

Ever since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in 1937, people have been jumping off it to their deaths, about 1,200 to date. After eight decades of debate, ...


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Suicide Victim Can't Find One Kind Person

The Golden Gate Bridge, connecting the city of San Francisco with Marin County by spanning the Golden Gate Strait, is one of our world's most recognizable ...


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Ordinary People Deemed Crazy for 'Hearing Voices'

In1973 the journal Science published an article titled "On Being Sane in Insane Places." It described an experiment in which eight "fake" patients with ...


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Preventing Suicide

Suicide has been in the news a lot lately. And unfortunately, many of us Christians don't know how to respond in a healthy way to issues of potential ...


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Shining Light on New Disorders

The new fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) has been released. This has been dubbed, "the bible of ...


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Kay Warren's Advice for Comforting Grievers

Rick and Kay Warren's son Matthew committed suicide at the age of 27 after a long struggle with mental illness. About a year after his death, Kay Warren ...


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Author Tries to Find a "Cure" for His Anxiety

In an article in The Atlantic magazine, Scott Stossel shares openly about his lifelong attempts to deal with the anguish of anxiety. From an early age ...


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