Should religious indoctrination be used in mental health facilities, your opinion http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_and_schizophrenia?
- ☂Lv 76 years agoBest Answer
Theism and the ability to maintain magical thinking and beliefs is, in and of itself, a form of mental illness based in damage to specific areas of the brain and inherited genetics.
You can't treat mental illness with mental illness.
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- Anonymous6 years ago
Virtually all nut jobs have already endured religious brainwashing. That's one of the reason they are mentally ill. I have met these idiots. I noticed the most insane people are extremely religious.
- JeaLv 76 years ago
Religious indoctrination is largely responsible for filling those institutions.
Why would you add more mental illness to fix that. More problems to fix problems?? Don't think so.
- MardukLv 76 years ago
Many recovering alkies get religion. I don't see the problem with that.
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- 6 years ago
Religion and religious belief is a form of schizophrenia. Using it to treat mental illness is retarded.