person-to-person prayer has such effects. It is conceivable that clients activate
a form of prayerful self-directed neuroplasticity. With the effects of these
prayers maintained over time, it is possible that permanent structural changes in
the brain may have been induced. Direct person-to person prayer may provide
a modality of treatment, in addition to antidepressants for patients with mild to
moderate depression. The knowledge gained through this study may be a starting
point for a generation of future studies in this area.
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