Handbook of religion and mental health / edited by Harold G. Koenig.Material type: TextPublication details: London : Academic, 1998. ISBN: 0124176453Subject(s): Mental health -- Religious aspects | Mental health services | Medicine -- Religious aspects | Psychiatry and religionDDC classification: 291.175
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Sect. I. Historical Background. 1. Reflections on the Role of Religion in the History of Psychiatry / Samuel B. Thielman. 2. Ethics, Religion, and Mental Health / Stephen G. Post -- Sect. II. A New Research Frontier. 3. Research on Religion and Mental Health: An Overview of Empirical Findings and Theoretical Issues / Jeffrey S. Levin and Linda M. Chatters. 4. What Sociology Can Help Us Understand about Religion and Mental Health / Ellen L. Idler and Linda K. George. 5. Religion and Personality / Robert A. Emmons. 6. The Neuropsychology of Spiritual Experience / Andrew B. Newberg and Eugene G. d'Aquili. 7. Future Directions in Research / Michael E. McCullough and David B. Larson -- Sect. III. Religion and Mental Functioning. 8. Religion and Coping / Kenneth I. Pargament and Curtis R. Brant. 9. Religion and Depression / Gary J. Kennedy. 10. Religion and Anxiety: Which Anxiety? Which Religion? / James A. Thorson. 11. Religion and Psychoses / William P. Wilson. 12. Spiritual and Religious Factors in Substance Use, Dependence, and Recovery / Jennifer Booth and John E. Martin -- Sect. IV. Religious Perspectives on Mental Health. 13. Religion and Mental Health from the Protestant Perspective / H. Newton Malony. 14. Religion and Mental Health from the Catholic Perspective / Nancy Clare Kehoe. 15. Religion and Mental Health from the Mormon Perspective / Sally H. Barlow and Allen E. Bergin. 16. Religion and Mental Health from the Unity Perspective / Glenn R. Mosley. 17. Religion and Mental Health from the Jewish Perspective / Michael R. Zedek. 18. Treating Buddhist Patients / Bruce W. Scotton. 19. Understanding and Treating Hindu Patients / Nalini V. Juthani. 20. Religion and Mental Health from the Muslim Perspective / Syed Arshad Husain. 21. Religion and Culture in Psychiatry: Christian and Secular Psychiatric Theory and Practice in the United States / Atwood D. Gaines -- Sect. V. Clinical Applications. 22. Religion and Psychotherapy / Harold G. Koenig and John Pritchett. 23. The Role of Nonparish Clergy in the Mental Health System / Larry VandeCreek, David Carl and Duane Parker. 24. Mental Health Professionals Working with Religious Leaders / Andrew J. Weaver -- Sect. VI. Education of Mental Health Professionals. 25. Integrating Religion into the Education of Mental Health Professionals / Elizabeth S. Bowman. 26. Religion and Academia in Mental Health / Dan G. Blazer.
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 discussions on specific religions and their perspectives on mental health.