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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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Stats about Mental Illness and the Church

In her book Troubled Minds, Amy Simpson reveals the following highlights from her survey about dealing with mental illness in the church:

  • Nearly half (44.5 Percent) of church leaders are approached two to five times per year for help in dealing with mental illness.

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Nevada Hospital Ships Out Mentally Ill Patients

Over the past five years, Nevada's primary psychiatric hospital has found a novel way to deal with their mentally ill patients: they put them on Greyhound ...

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U.S. Suicide Rates Rising Sharply

A May 2013 article in The New York Times notes that "suicide rates among middle-aged Americans have risen sharply in the past decade." Here are the stats ...

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The Soloist—Just Show Up and Be a Friend

The film (and the book) The Soloist tells the true story of an unlikely friendship between Steve Lopez, a reporter for the L.A. Times, and Nathaniel Ayers, ...

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Stats about the Prevalence of Depression

However we choose to define depression, both its frequency and its disruption of normal life are staggering. The World Health Organization named depression ...

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Is Grief a Form of Mental Illness?

The New York Times ran a moving article about a professor whose son died from a drug overdose. There's a lot to mull over in this article, including ...

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The Word of God and Psychology

Living the Word of God is much more basic to helping people than psychology will ever be.

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The Insane World

We are gradually approaching, with the decadence of youth, a near proximity to a nation of madmen. By comparing the lunacy statistics of 1809 with those ...

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Thinking About Heaven

A friend of mine who was a minister in southern California told me recently of a woman in a mental sanitarium there. She'd been in the sanitarium ...

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