Religion, Psychopathology and Coping

Religion, Psychopathology and Coping

by Brill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789051836264
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Series: International Series in the Psychology of Religion Series
Pages: 293
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Section. 1. [Theoretical Overviews]. J.A. van BELZEN: Methodological perspectives on psychopathology and religion: a historical review. M.H.F. van UDEN & J.Z.T. PIEPER: Mental health and religion: a theoretical survey. Jozef CORVELEYN: The psychological explanation of religion as wish-fulfilment. A test-case: The belief in immortality. Benjamin BEIT-HALLAHMI: Religion as psychopathology: Exploring a metaphor. Halina GRZYMALA-MOSZCZYNSKA: Religion as transgression: Psychological mechanisms involved in religion and mental illness. Jan van der LANS: Religion as a meaning system: A conceptual model for research and counseling. James T. RICHARDSON: Religion, mental health and the law: Assessing the cult controversy. Section 2. [Theory-guided Research] Pawel SOCHA: A model of sequential development of religious orientation. L.B. BROWN: An experimental perspective on religion as a therapeutic resource. Kenneth I. PARGAMENT: Religious contributions to the process of coping with stress. Antoon GEELS: Religious visions in contemporary Sweden. Section 3. [Clinical Research] Eystein KALDESTAD: Religious orientation, religious activity and mental health. Hans STIFOSS-HANSSEN: A Norwegian religiosity scale based on quest theory - development and application. Dorota KUBACKA-JASIECKA, Roman DORCZAK, Malgorzata OPOCZYNSKA: The role of religious values in functioning and mental health. H. Newton MALONY: How counselors can help people become more spiritual through religious assessment. Section 4. [Case Studies] Nils G. HOLM and Pertti JÄRVINEN: Psychosis and religion. Gustaf STAHLBERG: Two cases of loss of faith in depressed female patients and some questions concerning theoretical and clinical validity. Krzysztof CIESLAK: Religious involvement and mental health: A case of depression

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