Dein, S., Persaud, A., Tribe, R., Bhugra, D., Bhui, K., Lashley, M., Thapliyal, A., Khatib, Y., Rathod, S., Gabriel, M., Rathod, S., Willis, J., Braakman, M. H., Iraqi, F., Swartz, L., Gataora, J. S., Van Sluytman, L. G., Bass, D., Bemak, F., Dinos, S., Day, G., Watson, S., Crompton, E. and ChiYing Chung, R (2019)
World Cultural Psychiatry Research Review Journal
14 (1-2) | 13-19
To date the literature on religion and mental health has focused upon Christianity. We cannot assume that these findings can be transposed onto other faith groups. In this paper I focus upon Islam, Judaism and Hinduism and discuss understandings of mental illness and the relationships between central beliefs and mental health. I discuss implications for clinical work and psychotherapy.