"When spirituality makes the leap from an abstract belief to a real, live experience, therapists get nervous." - Kyle Arnold Psychologist, Author.
"Drifting back to scripture, worship and prayer away from authored books and media?!" I don't think it's other than the spirit saying: don't be looking at those lovely pagan ideas so much.
Perhaps the ultimate form of rebellion is to deny the very nature that God created me to be.
Detox Personality Disorder (our term) is an irrational state. It's "Ready-to-chew-yer-foot-off frustrated." The only thing crazier than being irrational? Is a rational person forcefully reasoning with a crazy person.
Is my numbness and pitiless perception of the homeless addict emblematic of my own addiction to self-satisfaction? Is condemnation helpful? Does incarceration work? When treatment fails, what then?
Zombie Apocalypse? Seems like it's quietly come upon us. Antidepressant use among Americans is skyrocketing. Adults in the U.S. consumed four times more antidepressants in the late 2000s than they did in the early 1990s. AD's are the third most taken medication.
Addictive behaviors impose a high economic burden on society through health-care costs, public safety, crime and lost productivity, as well as other social costs. Estimates relating to problem behaviors (drinking, drugs, gambling) at global, regional and national levels are inconsistent.