Publisher description for Handbook of religion and mental health / edited by Harold G. Koenig.


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Counter 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 psychotherapy and includes discussions on specific religions and their perspectives on mental health.

Key Features
* Provides a useful resource for religious and mental health professionals
* Describes the connections between spirituality, religion, and physical and mental health
* Discusses specific religions and their perspectives on mental health
* Presents research on the association between religion and personality, coping behavior, anxiety, depression, psychoses, and successes in psychotherapy

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mental health Religious aspects, Psychology and religion