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Psychiatry and religion

context, consensus, and controversies

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry and religion.,
  • Psychiatry.,
  • Religion and Medicine.,
  • Mental Disorders -- therapy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Dinesh Bhugra.
    ContributionsBhugra, Dinesh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455.4.R4 P758 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1120974M
    ISBN 100415089557
    LC Control Number94047489

    It describes training programmes that successfully incorporate aspects of religion and demonstrates how different religious and spiritual traditions can be brought together to improve psychiatric training and daily practice. The existential needs were the most important for the patient group, while the other groups considered material needs such as housing and work as more important. The history of religion, medicine, and healthcare in developed countries of the West, though, is a fascinating one. The first hospitals in the West for the care of the sick in the general population were built by religious organizations and staffed by religious orders.

    Psychiatry also has texts which are often referred to in reverential and canonical tones — these are DSM-IV 17 and ICD, specifically the mental and behavioral disorders section V. Koenig has given testimony before the U. This may be true, and this evidence for efficacy should not be lightly dismissed. This begs a simple question — is there a lay replacement for religion in contemporary societies? Healing is the healing of the whole person. This sense of emotional wonder appears evident at the root of all religious experiences.

    The influence of religious affiliation on time to first treatment and hospitalization. Autocastration and biblical delusions in schizophrenia. Psychol Med. Patients may wish to discuss with the therapist regarding their subjective experiences and existential needs. Alfred Adler[ edit ] Austrian psychiatrist Alfred Adler —who parted ways with Freud, emphasized the role of goals and motivation in his Individual Psychology. There are some questionnaires that can be used to take a history of spirituality and religious experiences.


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Psychiatry and Religion: Context, Consensus and Controversies

Popular psychiatric theory posits that man is born defective in that genetic factors are posited as strongly responsible for psychiatric illness and only psychiatric intervention can help.

These texts have been in existence for millennia, serving as guiding lights for proponents and adherents of the said religion. The interface between psychiatry and religion is explored at different levels, varying from daily clinical practice to conceptual fieldwork.

Erikson's theory has not benefited from systematic empirical study, but it remains an influential and well-regarded theory in the psychological study of religion. Delusional ideation in religious and psychotic populations.

Psychiatry Res. Religion and mental health: what shall psychiatrists do? The supernatural delusions and hallucinations have more general mystic references e.

Inbiologist Richard Dawkins published his book The God Delusion, in which he characterizes belief in God as delusional. For example, some Christian, Gita, Buddhist and Quran passages can be profitably used to help the patient to cope with life situation.

This research is being published in journals from a wide range of disciplines, including those in medicine, nursing, physical and occupational therapy, social work, public health, sociology, psychology, religion, spirituality, pastoral care, chaplain, population studies, and even in economics and law journals.

Religious beliefs and practices among 52 psychiatric inpatients in Minnesota. Thus, religion is only a form of that search for knowledge, within which humans record various experiences and reflections.

Thirteen studies reported on religious hallucinations, with 11 having religious content and 9 finding more supernatural content. The priesthood has reserved esoteric powers including administering sacraments; the laity does not. One way that religion enters into this picture is through our beliefs in God, which are characteristic of our tendency to strive for perfection and superiority.

Brewerton TD. Mary's was torn down and replaced by Bethlehem or Bethlem Hospital [ 4 ].

Religion, Spirituality, and Health: The Research and Clinical Implications

A study on the factors in the course and outcome of schizophrenia was conducted in the Department of psychiatry, Christian Medical College, Vellore.Dec 16,  · This paper provides a concise but comprehensive review of research on religion/spirituality (R/S) and both mental health and physical health.

It is based on a systematic review of original data-based quantitative research published in peer-reviewed journals between andincluding a few seminal articles published since Cited by: Pascal Boyer is one of the leading figures in the cognitive psychology of religion, a new field of inquiry that is less than fifteen years old, which accounts for the psychological processes that underlie religious thought and practice.

In his book Religion Explained, Boyer shows that there is no simple explanation for religious consciousness. Jul 24,  · Religion and Psychiatry is recommended reading for residents in psychiatry, postgraduates in theology, psychology and psychology of religion, researchers in psychiatric epidemiology and trans-cultural psychiatry, as well as professionals in theology, psychiatry and psychology of atlasbowling.com by: Religion and Psychiatry provides psychiatrists with a framework for this understanding and highlights the importance of religion and spirituality in mental well-being.

This book aims to inform and explain, as well as to be thought provoking and even controversial. 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.

Every religion with their belief system has implications on Cited by: Dec 01,  · Likewise, psychiatry and psychology have spawned many books (often labelled self-help) that interpret psychiatric beliefs to the general public, helping them journey through this vale of tears.

Indeed, most reputable bookstores now have shelves devoted to psychological self-help, often outweighing those devoted to religious atlasbowling.com by: 5.

Psychiatry and religion : overlapping concerns