Month: June 2013

The Biopsychosocialspiritual Model of Mental Illness

The Biopsychosocialspiritual Model of Mental Illness A frequently aired criticism of psychiatry is that it places too much emphasis on the role of biological factors as determinants of mental illness. Many people believe that an exclusively biological model of mental illness is a reductionist…

Predicting Your Enlightenment

Predicting Your Enlightenment It is not uncommon in Mahayana Buddhist sutras for the Buddha to prophesize the future enlightenment of his disciples. Probably the best example is the Lotus sutra where the Buddha makes such proclamations on several different occasions. Here is an example…

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: