Mental Illness and the Soul

Dr. Marina Busigina, a Russian Orthodox psychiatrist, is interviewed concerning her work of love with people who have mental illnesses. She speaks concerning the development of trust, of calming fearful patients, of how laypeople can responding lovingly to persons with mental illness, of situations of psychosis and/or demonic possession, and many other practical matters in regard to coping with mental illness and relating to persons with mental illness.

And she prays “Let God arise . . .,” at times, “when people are very distressed.”

To access, click on:

TEXTS IN ENGLISH | THE GOLDEN THREAD OF FAITH: MENTAL ILLNESS AND … THE SOUL An Interview with Dr.Marina Busigina

originally from
http://www.roadtoemmaus.net/back_issue_articles/RTE_17/The_Golden_Thread_of_Faith.pdf
via http://manastir-lepavina.org/novosti_en.php

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