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Handbook of Religion and Mental Health by Harold G. Koenig

By Harold G. Koenig

The instruction manual of faith and psychological healthiness is an invaluable source for psychological overall healthiness execs, non secular execs, and counselors. The ebook describes how spiritual ideals and practices relate to psychological overall healthiness and impression psychological wellbeing and fitness care. It offers examine at the organization among faith and character, coping habit, nervousness, melancholy, psychoses, and successes in psychotherapy and contains discussions on particular religions and their views on psychological well-being. Key gains* presents an invaluable source for spiritual and psychological future health pros* Describes the connections among spirituality, faith, and actual and psychological health and wellbeing* Discusses particular religions and their views on psychological well-being * provides study at the organization among faith and character, coping habit, nervousness, melancholy, psychoses, and successes in psychotherapy

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E. Drabkin, Ed. ). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (This is Caelius Aurelianus's Latin translation of two lost works by RELIGION IN T H E H I S T O R Y OF P S Y C H I A T R Y 19 the Greek physician Soranus of Ephesus [ca. Original Latin translation was composed ca. fifth century AD) Cr (1933). De medicina. Vol. 1. Loeb Classical Library. Celsus, De Medicina. Loeb Classical Library, Vol. 1. Cheyne, G. (1991). The English malady (R. ). London: Travestock/Routledge. (Original work published 1733) Chrysostom, L (1994).

The medical authorities cited most frequently by the fathers (the Hippocratic writings and the writings of Soranus of Ephesus, Celsus, and Galen) held that persistent sadness proceeded from a disorder of black bile (Caelius Aurelianus, fifth century AD/1950, p. 561) and that both medicinal and psychological treatments could be used to relieve it. Paradoxically, this lack of interest by the Hippocratic writers in problems of spirituality and the soul made Hippocratic medicine appealing to early Christian writers, who found the cult of Asclepius to be antithetical to the Christian view of Jesus Christ as the great physician and healer of mankind.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. Edelstein, E. J. , & Edelstein, L. (1945). ). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. Falshar, H. (1966). ] Berlin: Weidemann. Gregory of Nyssa. (1994). On the making of man. In P. Schaff & H. ), Nicene and postNicene fathers. Gregory of Nyssa: Dogmatic treatises, etc. (Ser. 2, Vol. 5). Peabody, MA: Hendrickson. (Originally written mid-fourth century; this translation originally published 1893). Griesinger, W. (1882). Mental pathology and therapeutics (C. L. Robertson & J.

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