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Religion, culture and mental health

Kate Miriam Loewenthal

Religion, culture and mental health

by Kate Miriam Loewenthal

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health,
  • Psychology,
  • Culture,
  • Religion and culture,
  • Religion and Psychology,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Mental Health,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • MEDICAL,
  • Psychology and religion,
  • PSYCHOLOGY

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKate Loewenthal
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.M45 L64 2006eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (x, 162 p.) :
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25553943M
    ISBN 100511261187
    ISBN 109780511261183
    OCLC/WorldCa85447549

    Religion, Culture and Mental Health - by Kate Loewenthal December 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 Reviews: 1.

      Reciprocally, so should a mental health professional be aware of the religious or spiritual beliefs of the client and feel comfortable discussing interpretations of mental health symptoms through the lens of the client’s beliefs (Miller, ). Working as an integrated team can increase the likelihood of positive outcomes to recovery.   Some people say that terms like “recovery from religion” and “religious trauma syndrome” are just atheist attempts to pathologize religious belief. Winell: Mental health professionals have enough to do without going out looking for new pathology. I never set out looking for a “niche topic,” and certainly not religious trauma syndrome.

    Until the early 19th century, psychiatry and religion were closely connected. Religious institutions were responsible for the care of the mentally ill. A major change occurred when Charcot1 and his pupil Freud2 associated religion with hysteria and neurosis. This created a divide between religion and mental health care, which has continued until by: Black men and mental health, or more specifically their mental health holds many taboos that should be addressed. Because depression and anxiety isn't limited by gender, race or religion - .


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Religion, culture and mental health by Kate Miriam Loewenthal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Religion and Mental Health: Research and Clinical Applications summarizes research on how religion may help people better cope or exacerbate their stress, covering its relationship to depression, anxiety, suicide, substance abuse, well-being, happiness, life satisfaction, optimism, generosity, gratitude and meaning and purpose in life.

The book Religion across religions and specific faiths, as 5/5(1). Assessment of Mental Health, Religion and Culture: The Development and Examination of Psychometric measures (Part VI). Guest Editor: Christopher Alan Lewis. Religion, Culture and Mental Health book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Are religious practices involving seeing visions and s /5. In fact, there is an ongoing tension between psychiatry and religion, manifesting itself in high rates of atheism among mental health professionals, as well as skepticism towards religion among.

NK: I am slowly writing a new book that summarizes what I have learned in over 25 years of research on religion and health. I want to color way outside the lines in this volume.

Mental Health, Religion & Culture provides a forum and a single point of reference for the growing number of professionals and academics working in the expanding field of mental health and religion. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Mental Health, Religion & Culture.

List of issues Latest Religion Partial Access; Volume 22 Volume 21 Volume 20 Volume 19 Volume 18 Volume 17 Volume 16 Volume 15. The culture of the patient, also known as the consumer of mental health services, influences many aspects of mental health, mental illness, and patterns of health care utilization.

One important cautionary note, however, is that general statements about cultural characteristics of a given group may invite stereotyping of individuals based on.

Religion, Culture and Mental Health book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Are religious practices involving seeing visions and s Format: Ebook.

The importance of the relationship between religion and mental health is recognized exists. Patients do have spiritual needs that should be identified and addressed, but psychiatrists and other mental health professionals do not feel comfortable tackling these issues.

Adequate training is necessary to integrate spirituality into clinical by: The report, Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity, is a supplement to Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, released in "Disparities exist in access, utilization and quality of mental health services for racial and ethnic minorities," said U.S.

Surgeon General David M. Satcher, MD, PhD, presenting the report to a packed Author: Daw, Jennifer. Mental Health, Religion and Culture is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed academic journal published by publishes original articles that deal with mental health in relation to religion and journal was established in The journal is abstracted and indexed by Scopus, Caredata, CINAHL, CommunityWISE, Family Studies Database, PsycINFO, Theology Digest Discipline: Psychology, public health, religious studies.

Psychology of religion consists of the application of psychological methods and interpretive frameworks to the diverse contents of religious traditions as well as to both religious and irreligious individuals.

The extraordinary range of methods and frameworks can be helpfully summed up regarding the classic distinction between the natural-scientific and human-scientific approaches. Mental Health Month» BOOK SERIES. Rape Culture, Religion and the Bible. About the Series. Every day, global news feeds and social media engagements testify to the endemic presence of gendered violence and rape cultures.

This has been demonstrated most strikingly by the rapid and global spread of the #MeToo campaign. Resisting Rape. The research in this book is authored by a wide range of international scholars working on diverse samples and in a variety of different cultures.

In doing so, the book facilitates future research in the area of mental health, religion, and culture. This book was originally published as two special issues of Mental Health, Religion & Culture.

Mormon culture influences mental illness trends among members According to a survey by Mental Health “I can’t say that the LDS religion and culture are directly responsible for.

Journal of Religion and Health explores the most contemporary modes of religious and spiritual thought with particular emphasis on their relevance to current medical and psychological research. Taking an eclectic approach to the study of human values, health, and emotional welfare, this international interdisciplinary journal publishes original peer-reviewed articles that deal with mental and.

Religion That Heals, Religion That Harms: respectful ways to interview patients who disdain contact with mental health professionals, yet whose religious lives put themselves or others at risk. The book incorporates cutting-edge research on the psychology of religion and social neuroscience.

the Creative Scholarship Award from the Cited by: Reviews of the hardback: 'This book offers an excellent introduction to the field of religion, culture and mental health. It is comprehensive in its overview of contemporary studies. It reads in a clear and lucid way and will be useful for anyone in the field of mental health, religion and culture.'.

Mental health, religion and culture Kate M. Loewenthal and Christopher Alan Lewis look at how mental well-being can be affected by religious practice and cultural context Psychologists have shown scant interest in the effects of religion on mental health, and much of the earlier work on this topic was done in Western, predominantly Christian.

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OCLC Number: Culture and Mental Illness indications are described by Muslims as possessed by ‘Peer’ and illustrated by Hindus as. possessed by ‘Goddess’ (Behere et al.,p. ). Due to the Author: Chittaranjan Subudhi.Conversely, religion is shaped by its social context in ways that affect its social role.

Religion is no panacea when it comes to improving health. Religion’s role in health needs to be examined in a broad context, especially the ways in which culture influences religion’s expression of the by: