AIC Lecture Spiritual Dimensions of Trauma Healing

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Despite the amazing progress in understanding and treatment of mental disorders, psychiatry was severely constrained by two self-imposed limitations: (1) it was dominated by intellectuals who considered faith and spirituality to be vestiges of a pre-scientific era, and (2) the Cartesian mind-body split long taken for granted in Western medicine, prevented us from focusing on the mind’s crucial role in pain, anxiety, and depression.