If depression “runs in families”, it is at least partly genetic, as many claim. But greed, atheism, criminality and more can “run in families” as well, which raises many ethical issues and problems. Some scientists even claim there is a gene for spirituality. With eugenics as the origin of the “runs in the family” concept, reductionism and the now known complexity of genetic effects, the genetics of mental illness is seriously flawed.
Psychiatry claims that mental illness has a genetic basis. Schizophrenia is often cited as the best example of “behavioural genetics”. There are at least ten reasons why this is not possible. Yet this belief continues in the mental health profession as if it were fact and hence is actually a modern myth.
I spent a whole afternoon with an angel in Turkey, and never realized it until years later. Don’t believe me? Read my story and decide. It could well be that you also have encountered an angel, but never knew it.
How valid are psychiatric diagnoses? Should you trust them and accept the influence they can have on your life? You might be surprised to discover that some prominent psychiatrists and researchers claim that these diagnoses are pseudo-scientific and problematic.
Kirsten, a professional therapist, was suffering from atypical migraines and fibromyalgia. She shares her story how healing prayer in the Presence of Christ brought deep and lasting healing that medicine and therapy could not realize.