Religion and Mental Health: Research and Clinical Applications

Intro -- Title page -- Table of Contents -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Religion vs. Spirituality -- Abstract -- Constructs for research -- Religion -- Spirituality -- Summary of Definitions for Research Purposes -- Defining religion -- Definin...

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Main Author: Koenig, Harold G.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: San Diego Elsevier Science & Technology 2018
Further subjects:B Mental health-Religious aspects
B Psychology, Religious
B Electronic books
Online Access: Volltext (lizenzpflichtig)
Parallel Edition:Print version: Koenig, Harold G: Religion and Mental Health : Research and Clinical Applications. - San Diego : Elsevier Science & Technology,c2018. - 9780128112823
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Summary:Intro -- Title page -- Table of Contents -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Religion vs. Spirituality -- Abstract -- Constructs for research -- Religion -- Spirituality -- Summary of Definitions for Research Purposes -- Defining religion -- Defining spirituality -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 2: Measurement of Religiosity -- Abstract -- Measurement and quantification -- Measures of religiosity by dimension -- Multidimensional scales -- Most commonly used measures -- Choosing a measure -- Recommended measures of "spirituality" -- Statistical considerations -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 3: Religion and Coping -- Abstract -- Definition -- How does religion help? -- Religion as a barrier to coping -- Research on Religious Coping -- Summary and Conclusions -- Chapter 4: Negative Emotions and Behaviors -- Abstract -- Depression -- Suicide -- Anxiety -- Substance abuse -- Antisocial behaviors -- Summary and Conclusions -- Chapter 5: Chronic Mental and Neurocognitive Disorders -- Abstract -- Schizophrenia -- Bipolar disorder -- Major neurocognitive disorder (dementia) -- Summary and Conclusions -- Chapter 6: Positive Emotions -- Abstract -- Psychological well-being -- Hope -- Optimism -- Purpose and meaning in life -- Summary and Conclusions -- Chapter 7: Mechanisms -- Abstract -- Genetic factors -- Biological factors -- Psychological factors -- Social factors -- Environmental factors -- Individual factors -- Interactions between categories -- Religion as a determinant of mental health -- Summary and Conclusions -- Chapter 8: Religious Struggles and Doubt -- Abstract -- Religious Struggles -- Religious doubt -- Struggle in pantheistic religions -- Related issues -- Religious struggles and mental health -- Recent research on religious struggle/doubt
Healthy vs. Unhealthy Religious Struggles -- Interventions for religious/spiritual struggle -- Summary and conclusions -- Acknowledgment -- Chapter 9: Questions Answered, Questions That Remain -- Abstract -- Questions answered -- Remaining questions -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 10: General Applications in Clinical Practice -- Abstract -- The spiritual history -- Mental health spiritual history -- Conflicts between belief and treatment -- Spiritual activities with clients -- Boundaries -- Pathological religiosity/spirituality -- Engagement of family -- Religion-specific treatments -- When to refer -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 11: Evidence-Based Religious Interventions -- Abstract -- Approaches -- The evidence base -- Recent Studies -- Specific techniques -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 12: Identifying the Religious Psychotherapy Client -- Abstract -- Client interest -- Therapist training -- Assessment -- Religious psychotherapy indications -- Religious psychotherapy contraindications -- Religious psychotherapy indication unclear -- Group VS. individual RPT -- Informed consent -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 13: When Religion is the Problem -- Abstract -- Neurotic use of religion -- Treatment recommendations -- Other problems from religion -- Is religion for everybody? -- Healthy religion -- Summary and conclusions -- Chapter 14: Conclusions and Recommendations -- Abstract -- The research findings -- Research needed -- Recommendations for practice -- Final conclusions -- Resources -- Resources for Researchers -- Resources for Clinicians -- Resources for Educators and Teachers -- Resources for Clergy -- Index
ISBN:0128112832