The Texas floods are a firm reminder of the devastation which can be caused by violent weather. It can almost instantly bring destruction of life and property changing thousands of lives forever.
We have seen the pictures and videos of the rising water and people being rescued from isolated areas caused by the floods but that’s not the entire picture; there are also the unseen pictures of the devastation brought to the minds and spirits of the victims of the flood.
Psychologically speaking, hysteria as a phenomenon is a psychoneurosis marked by emotional excitability.
More simply defined, it is behavior exhibiting overwhelming or unmanageable fear or uncontrollable emotion and frustration; a sense of hopelessness yet with feeling and determination.
The problem occurs when a mind or minds conditioned in hysteria begin to produce hysterical results. (more…)
Dr. Lee Outlaw
It doesn’t matter what the addiction is but especially alcohol and controlled substance addicts require professional help to initiate the recovery process.
For some of the minor addictions (and alcohol and controlled substances are not minor addictions), spiritual help from a minister or prayer group might be all that is needed.
Dr. Lee Outlaw’s guidelines for identifying when the need of professional help for addicts is necessary in his latest Christian Counseling article from the Examiner.com #examinercom #LeeOutlaw #Drtruthman3
Check out my assessment of the Navy Yard shooter and what it might say about your emotional stability from the Examiner.com