Psychotherapy and religion: Do they mix and blend?

A Tibetan Buddhist monk, who is a practicing psychologist in Los Angeles, travels this month to New York City’s Beth Israel Hospital to train nurses in meditation and other Eastern spiritual techniques to help ease their patients’ mental pain of suffering and death. The monk, Losang Rabgyay, Ph.D., said he has developed a 15-hour training […]

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    Those psychologists who winced two years ago when NIMH Director Steven Hyman, M.D., announced in a press release (see National Psychologist, November/December 1996, p.3) that “anxiety disorders, like other mental illnesses, reflect dysfunctions within the brain,” have reason to cry out with pain these days. Few days go by without data about the relationship between […]

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