Thursday, February 25, 2010

Good Religion is Also Good Psychology

While our President, House Speaker and Senate Majority Leader press forward with their healthcare summit today in an attempt to shove an unpopular piece of legislation down the throats of Americans who don't want it, this blog ran across a somewhat related article. It seems that a belief in God helps some to relieve depression.

This is good news.

"For people diagnosed with clinical depression, medication certainly plays an important role in reducing symptoms," Ms. Murphy added. "But when treating persons diagnosed with depression, clinicians need to be aware of the role of religion in their patients' lives. It is an important resource in planning their care."
Read the whole thing.

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