Handbook of Religion and Mental Health

Harold G. Koenig (Editor) / Hardcover / Academic Press, Incorporated / September 1998

Religion has been one of the most powerful forces throughout human history. Due to our religiously diverse society, The Handbook of Religion and Mental Health will prove to be 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 psychotherapy, and discusses specific religions and their perspectives on mental health.

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