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Religion that heals, religion that harms : a guide for clinical practice

Author: James L Griffith
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, ©2010.
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"From James L. Griffith, well known for his work on harnessing the healing potential of religion and spirituality, this book helps clinicians to intervene effectively in situations where religion is causing harm. Vivid examples illustrate how religious beliefs and practices may propel suicide, violence, self-neglect, or undue suffering in the face of medical or emotional challenges. Griffith also unravels the links  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James L Griffith
ISBN: 9781606238899 1606238892
OCLC Number: 632070289
Description: xiv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What sociobiology explains about destructive uses of religion --
What neurobiology explains about destructive uses of religion --
Setting the stage: opening dialogue about religious life --
Locating personal spirituality through existential inquiry --
Seeking a parent in God: clinical problems from insecure attachments --
Seeking security within the flock: clinical problems from social hierarchy, peer affiliation, and reciprocal altruism --
Asserting primacy of personal spirituality over sociobiological religion --
The religious who protect only their own: clinical problems from peer affiliation, kin recognition, and social exchange --
Religion that is a voice for mental illness --
Dark nights and exaltation: religion distorted by a mood disorder --
Worlds confused: religion disorganized by psychosis --
Fear and dread: religion shrunken by an anxiety disorder --
Finding a place to stand: conversing with religiously determined patients.
Responsibility: James L. Griffith.

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