Koenig :. Theological and inter-disciplinary perspectives offered here help all of us to see things differently.
Professor Sheila the Baroness Hollins :. Many of the writers explore the boundaries that sometimes separate different domains of expertise and differing values and assumptions in diverse settings. Email Address. Facebook Twitter.
Commendations: Professor Harold G. This one-day interdisciplinary conference on spirituality, theology and mental health with two of the worldwide leaders Prof.
Harold Koenig and Prof. Chris Cook in the field will provide delegates with an opportunity to consider how innovations can emerge through a visionary, interdisciplinary focus. In brief, Prof. Koenig is Director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center, and has published extensively in the fields of mental health, geriatrics, and religion, with over scientific peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and nearly 50 books in print or preparation.
Koenig has given testimony before the U.
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Senate and U. House of Representatives concerning the benefits of religion and spirituality on public health. Similarly, like Prof. Koenig; Prof.
Cook has published extensively in peer-reviewed publications, books and book chapters. In recent decades, worldwide academic and public consciousness regarding the relevance of spirituality and religion to health issues has increased. This area is still in early stages and is primarily focused on two areas: first, the training of mental health care professionals to increase their sensitivity to spiritual needs and religious orientation.
Spirituality, Theology and Mental Health
Second, co-opting faith-based organisations and their clergy to support mental health programmes. However, in NI there is notable reluctance to engage with religion and spirituality in mental health, consequently, such engagement is significantly under-examined within research and policy despite greater recognition and increasing empirical evidence supporting its use Carlisle, Harold Koenig.
Religious psychopathology: The prevalence of religious content of delusions and voice hearing- Prof. Chris Cook Spirituality in patient care: Applications in clinical practice- — Prof. Drew Gibson.