1 in 5 adults in the U.S. live with a mental illness according to The National Institute Of Mental Health (NIMH). But what exactly does it mean to be diagnosed with a "mental illness?” What does treatment for a mental illness aim to bring about? What is defined as “relief?”
In part 3 of this series you will find a shocking admission from Dr. Allen Frances, the chairman of the The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (DSM-IV). This is essentially the Psychiatrist/Psychologists primary tool for diagnosing mental illness.
You will find that an inability to consistently and accurately diagnose a problem and it’s root cause will lead to ineffective or even harmful forms of treatment. The Scriptures offer a different reference point for our problems and an effectual treatment. Check out part 3 below:
The Spiritual Nature Of Mental Illness
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