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Psychiatry and religious faith

Robert G. Gassert

Psychiatry and religious faith

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychiatry and religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert G. Gassert and Bernard H. Hall. Forewords by Gerald Kelly and Karl Menninger.
    ContributionsHall, Bernard Horace, 1919- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC455 .G3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5914503M
    LC Control Number64016884
    OCLC/WorldCa285423

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Psychiatry and religious faith by Robert G. Gassert Download PDF EPUB FB2

2 | Mental Health: A Guide for Faith Leaders Part I. Mental Health Overview For many who seek psychiatric care, religion and spirituality significantly influence their internal and external lives and are an important part of healing. The Mental Health and Faith Psychiatry and religious faith book Partnership was created.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gassert, Robert G. Psychiatry and religious faith. New York, Viking Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type.

The book itself, written more for students of psychiatry, has a lot to say and numerous examples of how faith is real, beneficial and should never be frowned upon or considered delusional by scientists overstepping their field. Sims highlights why faith isn't a Cited by: 9.

Religion and Psychiatry discusses this, as well as the neurological basis of religious experiences. It describes training programmes that successfully incorporate aspects of religion and demonstrates how different religious and spiritual traditions can be brought together to Cited by:   Religion and Psychiatry discusses this, as well as the neurological basis of religious experiences.

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.

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 Psychiatry and religious faith book self-help, often outweighing those devoted to religious by: 5. Religious methods have often been used to treat the mentally ill.

Initially, the priest was the most important counselor because he had the authority of religion along with psychological expertise. Faith and belief systems are very important constituents of psychological Cited by: Religious Experience has a psychologically minded physician so evenly played both sides of the street.

Readers from other faith traditions, especially psychoanalysis, may wish that Blazer was as dispassionate as James, but James’s own lack of religious commitment was a weakness as much as a strength.

When my religious patients are at a religious impasse we may reach out to their faith system and enjoin their minister to provide spiritual guidance. In many situations the impasse may still exist after the consultation.

As psychotherapists we strive to maintain good boundaries in by: 1. Cults: Faith, Healing and Coercion is a non-fiction book on cults and coercive persuasion, written by Marc Galanter (MD).The book was published in hardcover format in by Oxford University Press, and again in hardcover in in a second edition second edition was reprinted by Oxford University Press, in March Author: Marc Galanter (MD).

Religious Beliefs and Psychiatry Religious Beliefs and Psychiatry. Posted Psychiatry and religious faith book religious beliefs a person professes when exhibiting delusions or hallucinations may be very. Do we need religion to be ethical. A multi-measure, genetic-epidemiologic study.

American Journal of Psychiatry,Religious faith and spirituality in substance abuse recovery. 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 includes discussions on specific religions and their perspectives on mental.

Faith and Mental Health: Religious Resources for Healing. Harold G. Koenig, M.D. (Templeton Foundation Press, ) Description: [From the publisher] In this book, Dr.

Harold Koenig opens a window on mental health, providing an unprecedented source of practical information about the relationship between religion and mental health. “Unfortunately,” stated Dr. Briscoe, “my secular training left me ill equipped to discuss religious and spiritual needs with my patients, and it also left me void of an understanding of how I might live out my Christian faith in my professional life, especially in psychiatry.”.

Religion Journal focuses on balance between religion and psychiatry in treating mental illness; Dr Samuel Klagsbrun, executive director of Four Winds Hospital in.

The recent explosion of biotechnology has raised many ethical and religious questions among faith communities. Many of these faith communities are attempting to balance modern technology and historical religion.

Using xenotransplantation as a case study, the transplantation of genetically engineered animal organs into human beings, this article follows three major religious traditions Author: Amy B. Wachholtz. Religion and Psychiatry discusses this, as well as the neurological basis of religious experiences.

It describes training programmes that successfully incorporate aspects of religion and demonstrates how different religious and spiritual traditions can be brought together to.

This book starts by looking at, and giving reasons for, the connection and the division between Christian faith and psychiatry. It asks whether science challenges Christians involved with psychiatry, as patients or professionals, and whether the spiritual needs of patients are recognised. Although medicine is practiced in a secular setting, religious and spiritual issues have an impact on patient perspectives regarding their health and the management of any disorders that may afflict them.

This is especially true in psychiatry, as feelings of spirituality and religiousness are very prevalent among the mentally ill.

Clinicians are rarely aware of the importance of religion and. The boundary between religious belief and the practice of psychiatry is becom ing increasingly porous. No longer can psychiatrists in a multi-faith, mul ti-cultural globalized. Religion and Psychiatry Irvin D.

Yalom, M.D. Psychotherapy, as a religious book. I remember, too, that Lou Salome referred to faith early in life. Schopenhauer reminds us that religious faith, if it is to thrive, has to be planted and take root in childhood.

In his words, “The capacity for faith is at its. I think the direction is the opposite. Religious folks are more likely to be anti-psychiatry. Religious folks are more likely to think that the sorts of suffering that psychiatrists see should be left to the realm of religion only.

This comes from a misunderstanding of what psychiatrists do. Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and glossary of psychiatry.

Initial psychiatric assessment of a person typically begins with a case history and mental status al examinations and psychological tests may be Activity sectors: Medicine.

Fontana A, Rosenheck R. Trauma, change in strength of religious faith, and mental health service use among veterans treated for PTSD. J Nerv Ment Dis. ; –Cited by: 3. Until the early 19th century, psychiatry and religion were closely connected. Religious institutions were responsible for the care of the mentally ill.

A major change occurred when Charcot1 and his pupil Freud2 associated religion with hysteria and neurosis. This created a divide between religion and mental health care, which has continued until by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The argument of this book is that the divide between psychiatry and religion is an artificial one and that there is much room for understanding the same phenomena from different perspectives.

In it thirteen senior mental health professionals and pastoral workers come together to explore what their different philosophies have to offer each other for the benefit of the individuals in their care. I remember well the teaching of my chief of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Ned Cassem, M.D., the most medically oriented of consultation psychiatrists, on how to take a spiritual history and consider the state of an individual’s relationship with his or her own spiritual life and faith traditions.

Some while ago, I read Andrew Sims, Is Faith Delusion. Why Religion is Good for Your Health (London and New York: Continuum, ). Sims, who taught for many years as a.

[Book Review of] Psychiatry and Religious Faith by Robert G. Gassett, S.J. and Bernard H. Hall, M.D> Authors. Catholic Physicians' Guild. Recommended : Catholic Physicians' Guild.

Religious Therapy as One of An Alternative Ways In Getting Educational Betterment for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol.

29, Issue., p. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 29, Issue., p. Cited by: “Religious or Spiritual Problem: This category can be used when the focus of clinical attention is a religious or spiritual problem.

Examples include distressing experiences that involve loss or questioning of faith, problems associated with conversion to a new faith, or questioning of other spiritual values which may not necessarily be. Some studies suggested that among religious people with psychiatric symptoms interventions that accounted for their spirituality (e.g., religious imagery, partaking in a spiritual event) could be Cited by: Evolutionary Psychiatry bemoans the fact that faith in God is so universal and wide spread.

They argue that there must be a "God Gene" in the DNA that is responsible for this widespread believe in God. In his latest book, The Eitqine of Reason, the Seat of the Soul, he asserts that all human mental life is reducible to the brain viewed as a. psychiatry, religious faith has again been accepted as a significant psy chological problem in some psychoanalytical circles.

Although there is a wide divergence of opinion among existential psychotherapists, one group is characterized by its adherence to a definite religious persuasion as well as a positive evaluation of religious faith.

No. To elaborate: Psychiatry is a medical specialization. As such, it is a professional practice. In order to be a psychiatrist, you must first go to medical school, and then go through additional training for the specialization of psychiatry. Psy. This book starts by looking at, and giving reasons for, the connection and the division between Christian faith and psychiatry.

It asks whether science challenges Christians involved with psychiatry, as patients or professionals, and whether the spiritual needs of patients are recognised/5(7). Psychiatry wants to replace the church with itself: Psychology is the "new religion" imposing their own personal atheistic and humanistic value system upon unsuspecting individuals.

Psychiatry has positioned itself to replace the church and Christianity for guidance and life's answers. Learn more about your faith's contemplative practices from faith leaders, friends in the faith, Internet websites or library books. You will find many possibilities: saying the rosary (Catholicism), meditating on Bible passages (Protestant Christianity), observing daily mitzvoth (Judaism), making time for the five prayers (Islam), performing.

Religion and science share a complex history as well as a complex present. At various times worldwide, medical and spiritual care was dispensed by the same person.

At other times, passionate (even violent) conflicts characterised the association between religion and medicine and science. As interest in alternative and complementary medicine has grown, the notion of linking religious and Cited by: Presenting a combination of the history and current research of mental health and religion along with a thorough examination of faith-based organizations operating in the field, this book is a one-of-a-kind resource for the health care community; its valuable research and insights will benefit medical and religious professionals, and anyone.Religion is a cultural system that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and moral values.

Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe.

They tend .