Dating religious fanatic
This created a divide between religion and mental health care, which has continued until recently.Psychiatry has a long tradition of dismissing and attacking religious experience.The evidence suggests that, on balance, religious involvement is generally conducive to better mental health.In addition, patients with psychiatric disorders frequently use religion to cope with their distress.1 Samuel 7:6 (national); Joel ; Jonah 3:5-9 (Nineveh); Mark (re John the Baptist's followers) Leviticus -34 (Yom Kippur), done "that you may humble your souls", and Numbers 29:7-11."First, let [fasting] be done unto the Lord with our eye singly fixed on Him.The lack of spiritual beliefs is also exposed to ridicule, as is spiritual neutrality (eg; agnosticism).
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education includes in its psychiatric training requirement, didactic and clinical instruction on religion and spirituality in psychiatric care.
Our hunger can compel us, force our hand, occupy our thoughts. You can fast from watching television, having sex, and buying items for pleasure, even buying ordinary stuff.