Does Spirituality and Religion Guard Against Depression?
What’s your experience in your own life or someone close to you of whether spirituality and religion guard against depression?
This reported research takes further the anecdotal evidence that regular spiritual or religious practice can improve well being and lift our mood to investigate whether there are actual changes that take place in the brain areas that are associated with depression.
MRI scans were undertaken of over 100 participants twice over five years and an assessment made of the level of importance each participant placed on spirituality and religion. Why not take a read of this article on Brain Blogger to find out the results?
Does Spirituality and Religion Guard Against Depression? | Brain Blogger.