Handbook of Religion and Mental Health
David H. Rosmarin, Harold G. Koenig
Elsevier, Sep 18, 1998 - Psychology - 408 pages
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.
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Page 4 - But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him.
Page 3 - But country folks who live beneath The shadow of the steeple ; The parson and the parson's wife, And mostly married people ; Youths green and happy in first love, So thankful for illusion ; And men caught out in what the world Calls guilt, in first confusion ; And almost every one when age, Disease, or sorrows strike him, Inclines to think there is a God, Or something very like Him.