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Spirituality Linked To Mental Health ‘Demons’ Like Eating Disorders, Drug Abuse, Anxiety, Study Says
Being spiritual may give life deeper meaning but it can also mess up your mind, research suggests.
A study found that people professing to be spiritual, but not conventionally religious, were more likely to suffer from a host of mental challenges.
Their demons included abnormal eating conditions, drug abuse, anxiety disorder, phobias and neurosis.
via Spirituality Linked To Mental Health ‘Demons’ Like Eating Disorders, Drug Abuse, Anxiety, Study Says.
About Dr Ramesh Manocha
Dr Ramesh Manocha MBBS BSc (med) PhD is a GP, educator and researcher. His PhD was completed at the Royal Hospital for Women and focused on the scientific evaluation of meditation and the mental silence experience.
Ramesh is currently a senior lecturer at the Department of Psychiatry at Sydney University and is also the founder and convenor of Generation Next, a national circuit of professional development seminars for education, health and welfare professionals.
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