Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology / Edition 1

Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology / Edition 1

by Edward P. Shafranske, American Psychological Association
     
 

This book presents a comprehensive treatment of religion as a variable in mental health and psychological treatment. A collection of esays from the foremost authorities in the field, it examines the ways in which religion may be addressed in clinical practice and offers a thorough appreciation of the history of the antagonism and overlap between the two perspectives… See more details below

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This book presents a comprehensive treatment of religion as a variable in mental health and psychological treatment. A collection of esays from the foremost authorities in the field, it examines the ways in which religion may be addressed in clinical practice and offers a thorough appreciation of the history of the antagonism and overlap between the two perspectives and of the psychological theory and empirical research that has been engendered from Freud to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557983213
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
619
Product dimensions:
7.34(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.77(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Introduction: Foundation for the Consideration of Religion in the Clinical Practice of Psychology1
1Religion In America: The Demographics of Belief and Affiliation21
2The Psychology of Religion: An Overview43
3Historical Perspective: Religion and Clinical Psychology in America71
4A Constructive Relationship for Religion With the Science and Profession of Psychology: Perhaps the Boldest Model Yet113
5Religious Beliefs, Affiliations, and Practices of Clinical: Psychologists149
6Pluralism and Oneness in Religious Experience: William James, Faith-Development Theory, and Clinical Practice165
7Religious Commitment, Mental Health, and Prosocial Behavior: A Review of the Empirical Literature187
8Religious Methods of Coping: Resources for the Conservation and Transformation of Significance215
9The Pathology of Beliefs and the Beliefs of Pathology241
10Cults and Charismatic Group Psychology269
11Values in Psychotherapy297
12Considering the Religious Dimension in Assessment and Treatment327
13Religion in Clinical Practice: Implicit and Explicit Integration365
14Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and the Religious Person391
15Psychoanalytic Treatment and the Religious Person409
16Existential-Humanistic Psychotherapy and the Religious Person433
17Switching Tracks: Parallel Paradigms in Psychology and Religion461
18Transpersonal Psychology and the Religious Person483
19Marital and Family Therapy With Religious Persons511
20The 12-Step Program533
21Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology: A Case for Inclusion561
Author Index587
Subject Index605
About the Editor619

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