Religion, Culture and Mental Health
By (author) Kate Loewenthal
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Religion, Culture and Mental Health by Kate Loewenthal
Book DescriptionAre religious practices involving seeing visions and speaking in tongues beneficial or detrimental to mental health? Do some cultures express distress in bodily form because they lack the linguistic categories to express distress psychologically? Do some religions encourage clinical levels of obsessional behaviour? And are religious people happier than others? By merging the growing information on religion and mental health with that on culture and mental health, Kate Loewenthal enables fresh perspectives on these questions. This book deals with different psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia, manic disorders, depression, anxiety, somatisation and dissociation as well as positive states of mind, and analyses the religious and cultural influences on each.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521850230
(228mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Kate Loewenthal
Religion, Culture and Mental Health, Paperback (January 2009)
Analyses the religious and cultural influences on common psychiatric disorders.
Introduction to Psychological Tests and Scales, Paperback (April 2001)» View all books by Kate Loewenthal
Contains detailed guidelines for locating and constructing psychological measures, including descriptions of popular psychological measures, instructions for composing a measure, entering data and computer reliability and validity.
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Author Biography - Kate Loewenthal
Kate Loewenthal is Professor of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London. She has published numerous articles and spoken at international conferences on her research areas of the impact of religious and cultural factors on mental health, and of family size in relation to well-being. Her research has also earned her funding from the Economic and Social Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, the Leverhulme Trust and the Nuffield Foundation. She serves on the editorial board of several journals concerned with the psychological aspects of religion, and is an editor of Mental Health, Religion and Culture.
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