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Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos: On Psychiatric Illnesses and Demonic Possession

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Elder Epiphanios was asked: “Many Christians maintain that psychiatric illnesses are due to demonic influence and, with this viewpoint, they reject the use of psychiatric medicines. What do you have to say about this position?” “A certain percentage and, furthermore, a small percentage of ‘psychiatric patients’ are really possessed. The majority, however, of psychiatric patients are not possessed nor are ... Read More »

Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos: On Psychoanalysis

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Elder Epiphanios Theodoropoulos was asked: “Elder, it is known that a percentage of psychiatrists considers continence during a young age as a cause of psychiatric illnesses. What can we answer them?” He answered: “This viewpoint of theirs is mistaken and the explanation for this is very simple. All those who visit the psychiatrist are ill. No one who is healthy ... Read More »