Concerns About Schizophrenia or Possession?

@article{Karanci2014ConcernsAS,
  title={Concerns About Schizophrenia or Possession?},
  author={Ayse Nuray Karanci},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={1691-1692}
}
  • A. Karanci
  • Published 24 July 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Religion and Health
The article ‘‘Schizophrenia or Possession?’’ published in the J Relig Health (2014) (53: 773–777; doi:10.1007/s10943-012-9673-y) written by M. Kemal Irmak has serious flaws in its arguments about the possibility of demonic possession in patients with schizophrenia which to my concern may misguide patients and families and seriously hinder their access to proper mental health care. The view espoused about schizophrenia as a possession by devils is completely lacking any sound scientific evidence… 

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