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Psychiatry Needs to Get Right with God

16/06/2021 12:20 PM | Click to read full article

Stateside, according to the Pew Research Center, 55 percent of Americans prayed to end the spread of the novel coronavirus in March 2020. 

This is not just an interesting sociological trend—they are clinically significant. Spirituality has historically been dismissed by psychiatrists, but results from a pilot program at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts indicate that attention to it is a critical aspect of mental health care.