Psychiatry and Religion: Context, Consensus and Controversies [NOOK Book]

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Psychiatry and Religion brings together fifteen senior mental health practitioners and pastoral workers to explore what their different philosophies have to offer to the individual. The book attempts to narrow the gulf between spiritual and psychological welfare

and promote greater understanding of the relationship between the two. Many denominational perspectives are covered including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Islam, as well as newer religions. The book examines the ...

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Psychiatry and Religion: Context, Consensus and Controversies

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Overview

Psychiatry and Religion brings together fifteen senior mental health practitioners and pastoral workers to explore what their different philosophies have to offer to the individual. The book attempts to narrow the gulf between spiritual and psychological welfare

and promote greater understanding of the relationship between the two. Many denominational perspectives are covered including Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Islam, as well as newer religions. The book examines the positive and negative effects that strict moral codes and religious

rituals can produce and shows how awareness of these effects is crucial to treatment of the patient.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134709694
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Dr Eileen Barker, London School of Economics; Dr Dinesh Bhugra, Institute of Psychiatry; Rabbi Howard Cooper; Professor John Cox, University of Keele; Padma de Silva,Institute of Psychiatry; Dr Aziz Esmail, Institute of Ismaili Studies; Dr Peter Fenwick, The Maudsley Hospital, Oxford; Professor Ezra Griffith, Yale University School of Medicine; Dr Maurice Lipsedge, Guy's Hospital; Dr Roland Littlewood, University College, London; Cannon Mark Sutherland, The Maudsley Hospital
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