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In the World — December 1, 2013

By Christy Barritt   Prayer, The Bible, and Mental Illness  Lifeway Research posed the question: Can prayer and the Bible alone help someone overcome a serious mental illness? Their findings showed that nearly half of evangelicals, born-again Christians, and fundamentalists believe that the Bible and prayer alone can help people overcome these issues. Forty-seven percent […]

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In the World — April 15, 2012

By Christy Barritt   One in Five Adults Had a Mental Illness in 2010  A survey funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration showed that in 2010, 20 percent of American adults had some form of mental illness. That’s more than 45 million people. Reporting the most disorders is the 18- to […]