#MentalHealth Myth Buster: Prayer Heals All Things, Including Mental Illness?

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How many times have you heard the saying, “prayer changes things” ? If you have, then you were probably raised in the church or a family of believers. Prayer is powerful but does prayer remove one’s psychological illness? Depending on who you talk to some would say yes.

Yet, no matter how much you pray, physiological changes in the brain are not removed through spiritual or religious practices. Still, there are people who believe that the more you pray the better off your mental status. Let’s examine some of the fables we tell ourselves to prevent us from getting better:

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