Letters, Jul. 15, 1996

FAITH AND HEALING

"It is reassuring that spiritual health seems to be related to physical well-being, but let us be wary of the so-called spiritual healers of today." ERIC F. JOHNSON Houston

Bravo for your articles exploring the role of spirituality in healing [MEDICINE, June 24]! For thousands of years, mystics have been saying the mind and body are one. We can surgically remove a symptom or illness, but if it remains in the mind, it will return to the body. According to physician and spiritual healer Deepak Chopra, the whole system needs to be treated. I hope that more of...

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