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In this column, readers get a new look at a few of the many articles on JSH-Online.com that have particular relevance to contemporary needs.

Mental health and identity

From the February 9, 2015 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Reprinted from the March 27, 1978, Sentinel.


One who suffers from mental confusion, memory failure, an inability to respond to simple orderliness—what to do and how to do it in the common routine of daily living—is being confronted with temporary lapses in his sense of identity. Depending on the circumstances, the effect is mental conflict as to one’s being, location, relationships, purpose, and motive.