Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? – Scientific American

“Disease Mongering?” Can Psychiatry Heal Itself? - Scientific American https://apple.news/A71t-ui9qSkaOnl5flqMlAw “Sales of medications for mental illness increased by a factor of six between 1987 and 2001. Psychiatrists and drug companies aggressively promoted drugs for mild anxiety and depression, which had not previously been considered illnesses. (This is the practice that ...calls “disease-mongering.”) “

The Berean Call on “Psychology and Psychoanalysis”

https://www.thebereancall.org/content/psychology-and-evangelical-church-0 We want to offer mostly unqualified agreement with the two-part discussion published in the newsletter: "Psychology and Psychotherapy parts 1 & 2." Published in the January and February editions of the Berean Call Newsletter. We wrote: "However, I was surprised (pardon me if I missed it) that you omitted the Biblical basis for Christian … Continue reading The Berean Call on “Psychology and Psychoanalysis”

Why “Evidence” is not Convincing

If truth is important them, people will hear God. It starts with creation. It ends with us. What more evidence is required? The converse is truly distressing. If truth isn't what they seek, then no amount of evidence will be sufficient.

The “-ites” of Ezra vs. the “-isms” of Today.

"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.

Numbness

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?

Psychology?

Is Psychological counseling (addiction, marriage, whatever) in conflict with Christian Faith? Secular Psychological Counseling? The short answer is yes.  Follow this link to a site affirming this position. Psychiatric methods have crept ever more prominently into our culture.  Psychology is used to market cat food to us by appealing to tastes the owners would prefer for themselves.  Social … Continue reading Psychology?