Faith healers and better mental health, The Hippocratic Post, May 8th, 2017

Over time, society and medicine have progressed, pushing tradition, ritual, superstition, and religion aside in favour of more evidence-based practices. Blood transfusions replaced leeches and daily medicine replaced prayers. Yet still today, faith-based practices are the main source of healing for many communities internationally. Faith healers, who are traditionally trusted and respected members of many societies around the world, have the ability to provide certain services that can be invaluable for individuals suffering from a variety of ailmentsRead More…