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Religion and prevention in mental health

research, vision, and action

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Published by Haworth Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health -- Religious aspects.,
  • Psychology and religion.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKenneth I. Pargament, Kenneth I. Maton, Robert E. Hess, editors.
    ContributionsPargament, Kenneth I. 1950-, Maton, Kenneth I., Hess, Robert, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.M45 R46 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704644M
    ISBN 101560242256, 1560242264
    LC Control Number92005887

    Mental Health NPR covers mental health, happiness, depression, and treatment options. Subscribe to the RSS feed. Febru • About 95% of American public schools have adopted some form. The Shinto religion profoundly influences many Japanese. It is their emotional mainstay, although it has neither common commandments nor scriptures. Over time, the Shinto religion became involved in the state activities, which led to the development of shrines where the gods are coexists with Buddhism and a mixed practice of these two religions is : Yoshihiro Kaneko.

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      Although religion in particular was thought, in the past, to have a predominantly negative influence on health, recent research suggests this relationship is more complex. This article reviews the literature on the impact of religion and spirituality on physical and mental health, concluding that the influence is largely by: Psychiatrists and other mental health providers are of course free to hold agnostic and atheistic beliefs, but all should be better informed of the potential for God, spirituality and religion to.


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It presents a number of reasons for examining religion as a source for aiding prevention and by: Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume that lays a general foundation for preventive work in the religious area.

It presents a number of reasons for examining religion as a source for aiding prevention and well-being. The authors dispute the popular notion of religion as damaging to mental health, as well as the Price: $   Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume that lays a general foundation for preventive work in the religious area.

It presents a number of reasons for examining religion as a source for aiding prevention and by: Here is the first book which highlights the unique resource of religion in the field of prevention.

Until now, religious systems have been a largely undertapped resource of talent, energy, care, and physical and financial assets. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health is a significant new volume that lays a general foundation. Every religion with their belief system has implications on mental health and illness.

We described how Hindu system of beliefs and rituals may have an effect in causation of various mental illnesses. It is also described how religion can help an individual to sustain one's life in various by: Everyone knows the old adage, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” but we seem not to live by it.

In the Western world’s health care systems, we often bemoan the “fact” that prevention is underfunded compared to treatment. This book explores this “fact” through empirical and moral debates about the prevention/treatment balance. Known for his scholarly work and his scientific analyses of religion’s role in mental health, he served as editor-in-chief of the “APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion and Spirituality” published in January He has written two books: “The Psychology of Religion and Coping: Theory, Research, Practice” () and “Spiritually.

This is further evidenced by an increased reliance on religious and spiritual healing as a means to treat mental illness compared to traditional mental health and psychological treatment (Wamser.

Treatment in psychiatry follows the bio-psychosocial model, and religion is considered to be one of the most important psycho-social factors in human life, especially in Muslims’ population.

Hence it is imperative to recognize how Islam can modify the treatment and prevention of different mental by: Religion has often been seen by mental health professionals in Western societies as irrational, outdated, and dependency forming and has been viewed to result in emotional instability.

3 InAlbert Ellis, 4 the founder of rational emotive therapy, wrote in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology that there was an irrefutable causal relationship between religion and emotional and mental by: 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. religion and mental health with that on culture and mental health, Kate Loewenthal enables fresh perspectives on these questions.

This book deals with different psychiatric conditions such as schizophre-nia, manic disorders, depression, anxiety, somatisation and dissocia-tion as well as positive states of mind, and analyses the religious and. In this chapter, the relation between religion and mental health and vice versa has been described.

From primitive times different religions have different beliefs and systems of worshipping. Some people find that religion and individual spirituality have a positive impact their physical and mental health.

One practice that has received a lot of attention is contemplative prayer and meditation. Many people have found that minutes of meditation is beneficial to their mental well. Religion and Prevention in Mental Health: Research, Vision, and Action. New York: Haworth.

Paper ISBN:price $ Since the majority of Americans feel that religion and their religious practices are an important component of their lives, the editors of this book proposed that religion should be considered as a resource in the prevention of mental illness. Promoting Mental Health: Concepts, Emerging Evidence, Practice clarifies the concept of mental health promotion and is a potent tool for guiding public officials and medical professionals in addressing the behavioural health needs of their societies.

Mental health -- Religious aspects. Religion and Psychology. Community Mental Health Services. Preventive Psychiatry. Social Support. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

As we learn more and more about the connections between the mind and body, it becomes clear that spirituality, religion and faith can help some individuals live well with mental health conditions. Some individuals and families turn to faith in times of crisis to help in their recovery while others find that spiritual practices help them.

Top 10 Resources for Mental Health Ministry Books, websites, organizations, and people who can help you help those with mental illness and their families.

Amy Simpson. the most pertinent issues of a patient’s spiritual and religious care. Based on the results of the survey, the project of creating a resource was born.

In our search for other similar resources, we came across the booklet Health Care and Religious Beliefs by Loma Linda University Medical Center. A growing body of research indicates that religious belief and practice can promote good mental health, as well as foster recovery from mental illness.Religion as a resource for preventive action: an introduction / Kenneth I.

Maton, Kenneth I. Pargament --Religious perspectives on prevention: the role of theology / Bernard Spilka, Robert A. Bridges --A sociological review: mental health implications of religio-cultural megatrends in the United States / Keith A.

Roberts --Review of religion.Handbook of Religion and Health is a scholarly book about the relation of spirituality and religion with physical and mental health. Written by Harold G. Koenig, Michael E.

McCullough, and David B. Larson, the book was published in the United States in Author: Harold G. Koenig, Michael E. McCullough .