Religion That Heals, Religion That Harms: A Guide for by James L. Griffith

By James L. Griffith

From James L. Griffith, renowned for his paintings on harnessing the therapeutic power of faith and spirituality, this publication is helping clinicians to interfere successfully in events the place faith is inflicting damage. shiny examples illustrate how non secular ideals and practices may possibly propel suicide, violence, self-neglect, or undue affliction within the face of scientific or emotional demanding situations. Griffith additionally unravels the hyperlinks among psychiatric disease and distorted spiritual event. He demonstrates empathic, respectful how you can interview sufferers who disdain touch with psychological well-being execs, but whose non secular lives placed themselves or others in danger. The booklet accommodates state of the art learn at the psychology of faith and social neuroscience.

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