The journal Mental Health, Religion & Culture will publish “Deliverance, demonic possession, and mental illness: some considerations for mental health professionals” in a forthcoming issue. The article recommends “Clinicians and counsellors dealing with clients who partially or completely espouse deliverance beliefs may need to understand their worldviews and to discuss their belief system before managing to engage them in conventional mental health treatments. Unusual ethical problems may also be met in the course of such work.”
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