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Handbook of religion and mental health

Handbook of religion and mental health

Author: Harold G Koenig
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Handbook of Religion and Mental Health is a useful resource for mental health professionals, religious professionals, and counselors. The book describes how religious beliefs and practices relate to mental health and influence mental health care. It presents research on the association between religion and personality, coping behavior, anxiety, depression, psychoses, and successes in psychotherapy and includes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of religion and mental health.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1998
(DLC) 98084981
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold G Koenig
ISBN: 9780124176454 0124176453 9780080533711 008053371X 1280927259 9781280927256 9786610927258 6610927251
OCLC Number: 162128852
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvii, 408 pages) : illustrations
Contents: H.A. Pincus, Preface. --
H.G. Koenig, Introduction. --
Historical Background: --
S.B. Thielman, Reflections on the Role of Religion in the History of Psychiatry. --
S.G. Post, Ethics, Religion, and Mental Health. --
A New Research Frontier: --
J.S. Levin and L.M. Chatters, Research on Religion and Mental Health: An Overview of Empirical Findings and Theoretical Issues. --
E.L. Idler and L.K. George, What Sociology Can Help Us Understand About Religion and Mental Health. --
R.A. Emmons, Religion and Personality. --
A.B. Newberg and E.G. d'Aquili, The Neuropsychology of Spiritual Experience. --
M.E. McCullough and D.B. Larson, Future Directions in Research. --
Religion and Mental Functioning: --
K.I. Pargament and C.R. Brant, Religion and Coping. --
G.J. Kennedy, Religion and Depression. --
J.A. Thorson, Religion and Anxiety: Which Anxiety? Which Religion? W.P. Wilson, Religion and Psychoses. --
J. Booth and J.E. Martin, Spiritual and Religious Factors in Substance Use, Dependence, and Recovery. --
Religious Perspectives on Mental Health: --
H.N. Malony, Religion and Mental Health from the Protestant Perspective. --
N.C. Kehoe, Religion and Mental Health from the Catholic Perspective. --
S.H. Barlow and A.E. Bergin Religion and Mental Health from the Mormon Perspective. --
G.R. Mosley, Religion and Mental Health from the Unity Perspective. --
M.R. Zedek, Religion and Mental Health from the Jewish Perspective. --
B.W. Scotton, Treating Buddhist Patients. --
N.V. Juthani, Understanding and Treating Hindu Patients. --
S.A. Husain, Religion and Mental Health from the Muslim Perspective. --
A.D. Gaines, Religion and Culture in Psychiatry: Christian and Secular Psychiatric Theory and Practice in the United States. --
Clinical Applications: --
H.G. Koenig and J. Pritchett, Religion and Psychotherapy. --
L. VandeCreek, D. Carl, and D. Parker, The Role of Nonparish Clergy in the Mental Health System. --
A.J. Weaver, Mental Health Professionals Working with Religious Leaders. --
Education of Mental Health Professionals: --
E.S. Bowman, Integrating Religion into the Education of Mental Health Professionals. --
D.G. Blazer, Religion and Academia in Mental Health. --
H.G. Koenig, Summary and Conclusions. --
Index. Reflections on the role of religion in the history of psychiatry / Samuel B. Thielman --
Ethics, religion, and mental health / Stephen G. Post --
Research on religion and mental health : an overview of empirical findings and theoretical issues / Jeffrey S. Levin, Linda M. Chatters --
What sociology can help us understand about religion and mental health / Ellen L. Idler, Linda K. George --
Religion and personality / Robert A. Emmons --
The neuropsychology of spiritual experience / Andrew B. Newberg, Eugene G. d'Aquili --
Future directions in research / Michael E. McCullough, David B. Larson --
Religion and coping / Kenneth I. Pargament, Curtis R. Brant --
Religion and depression / Gary J. Kennedy --
Religion and anxiety : which anxiety? which religion? / James A. Thorson --
Religion and psychoses / William P. Wilson --
Spiritual and religious factors in substance use, dependence, and recovery / Jennifer Booth, John E. Martin --
Religion and mental health from the Protestant perspective / H. Newton Malony --
Religion and mental health from the Catholic perspective / Nancy Clare Kehoe --
Religion and mental health from the Mormon perspective / Sally H. Barlow, Allen E. Bergin --
Religion and mental health from the Unity perspective / Glenn R. Mosley --
Religion and mental health from the Jewish perspective / Michael R. Zedek --
Treating Buddhist patients / Bruce W. Scotton --
Understanding and treating Hindu patients / Nalini V. Juthani --
Religion and mental health from the Muslim perspective / Syed Arshad Husain --
Religion and culture in psychiatry : Christian and secular psychiatric theory and practice in the United States / Atwood D. Gaines --
Religion and psychotherapy / Harold G. Koenig, John Pritchett --
The role of nonparish clergy in the mental health system / Larry VandeCreek, David Carl, Duane Parker --
Mental health professionals working with religious leaders / Andrew J. Weaver --
Integrating religion into the education of mental health professionals / Elizabeth S. Bowman --
Religion and academia in mental health / Dan G. Blazer.
Responsibility: edited by Harold G. Koenig.
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