Religious and Spiritual Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis

A Research Agenda for DSM-V

Author: John R. Peteet,Francis G. Lu,William E. Narrow

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 0890426589

Category: Medical

Page: 277

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Religious and Spiritual Issues in Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Research Agenda for DSM-V gathers for the first time the collective contributions of the prominent clinicians and researchers who participated in the 2006 Corresponding Committee on Religion, Spirituality and Psychiatry of the American Psychiatric Association.

Ethical Considerations at the Intersection of Psychiatry and Religion

Author: John Peteet,Mary Lynn Dell,Wai Lun Alan Fung

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190681985

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Psychiatry and religion/spirituality (R/S) share an interest in human flourishing, a concern with beliefs and values, and an appreciation for community. Yet historical tensions between science and religion continue to impede dialogue, leaving clinicians uncertain about how to approach ethical questions arising between them. When are religious practices such as scrupulosity disordered? What distinguishes healthy from unhealthy religion? How should a therapist approach a patient's existential, moral or spiritual distress? What should clinicians do with patients' R/S convictions about faith healing, same-sex relationships, or obligations to others? Discussions of psychiatric ethics have traditionally emphasized widely accepted principles, generally admired virtues, and cultural competence. Relatively little attention has been devoted to the ways that R/S inform the values of patients and their clinicians, shape preferred virtues, and interact with culture. Ethical Considerations at the Intersection of Psychiatry and Religion aims to give mental health professionals a conceptual framework for understanding the role of R/S in ethical decision-making and serve as practical guidance for approaching challenging cases. Part I addresses general considerations, including the basis of therapeutic values in a pluralistic context, the nature of theological and psychiatric ethics, spiritual issues arising in diagnosis and treatment, unhealthy and harmful uses of religion, and practical implications of personal spirituality. Part II examines how these considerations apply in specific contexts: inpatient and outpatient, consultation-liaison, child and adolescent, geriatric, disability, forensic, community, international, addiction and disaster and emergency psychiatry, as well as in the work of religious professionals, ethics committees, psychiatric education, and research. Thick descriptions of case examples analyzed using the framework of Jonson and Winslow show the clinical relevance of understanding the contributions of religion and spirituality to patient preferences, quality of life, decision making, and effective treatment.

Depression and the Soul

A Guide to Spiritually Integrated Treatment

Author: John R. Peteet

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136934324

Category: Psychology

Page: 231

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In Depression and the Soul, John Peteet proves the old adage that the best physician is also a philosopher. He considers how to approach the problem of depression within a larger context, and reviews current concepts of successful living relative to the heart (emotion and volition), the mind (cognition and coping), and the soul (the self in relation to transcendent reality). Each chapter goes on to further explore the relationship between depression and the context of a patient’s entire life. This is done through consideration of how the existential struggles of depressed individuals engage their spiritual lives, by reviewing current empirical literature on depression and spirituality, comparing the perspectives of various spiritual traditions or world views, and summarizing ways that spirituality and depression interact.

Handbook of Spirituality and Worldview in Clinical Practice

Author: Allan M. Josephson,John R. Peteet

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9781585626977

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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This refreshing new work is a practical overview of religious and spiritual issues in psychiatric assessment and treatment. Eleven distinguished contributors assert that everyone has a worldview and that these religious and spiritual variables can be collaborative partners of science, bringing critical insight to assessment and healing to treatment. Unlike other works in this field, which focus primarily on spiritual experience, this clearly written volume focuses on the cognitive aspects of belief -- and how personal worldview affects the behavior of both patient and clinician. Informative case vignettes and discussions illustrate how assessment, formulation, and treatment principles can be incorporated within different worldviews, including practical clinical information on major faith traditions and on atheist and agnostic worldviews. The book's four main sections give concise yet comprehensive coverage of varying aspects of worldview: Conceptual Foundation -- The Introduction explains the significance of worldview and its context in the development of psychiatry; reviews misunderstandings about spirituality and worldview and how they can be resolved in contemporary practice; and discusses Freud's significant influence on psychiatry's approach to religion and spirituality. Clinical Foundations -- Three chapters review how clinicians can integrate spiritual and religious perspectives in the basic clinical processes of assessment (gathering a religious or spiritual history); diagnosis and case formulation (including religious and spiritual factors); and treatment (including a review of ethical issues). Patients and Their Traditions -- Six chapters discuss Catholic and Protestant Christians, Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, Jews, and secularists (atheists and agnostics), including a brief history, clinical implications of core beliefs, and variations of therapeutic encounters (both where patient and clinician share the same faith and where they do not) for each faith tradition. Worldview and Culture -- A concluding chapter reviews issues of a global culture where faiths once rarely encountered in North America are increasingly seen in clinical practice. This well-organized text sheds much-needed light on an area too often obscure to many clinicians, fostering a balanced integration of religion and spirituality in mental health training and practice. Bridging several disciplines in a novel way, this thought-provoking volume will find a diverse audience among mental health care students, educators, and professionals everywhere who seek to better integrate the religious and spiritual aspects of their patients' lives into assessment and treatment.

Spiritualität in den Gesundheitsberufen

Ein praxisorientierter Leitfaden

Author: Harold G. Koenig

Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag

ISBN: 3170275208

Category: Medical

Page: 234

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Ärzte, Pflegekräfte und Psychotherapeuten erheben in Europa bislang im Rahmen ihrer Diagnostik in aller Regel keine spirituelle Anamnese und gehen in der Behandlung nur selten auf die spirituellen Bedürfnisse ihrer Patienten ein. Angehörige der Gesundheitsberufe betrachten Religiosität und Spiritualität entweder nicht als ihren Zuständigkeitsbereich oder sind unsicher im Umgang damit. Dieses Buch gibt Grundlagen zum Thema und bietet allen Berufsgruppen innerhalb des therapeutischen Teams konkrete Hilfestellungen zum Umgang mit den spirituellen Bedürfnissen ihrer Patienten. Auch problematische Aspekte werden beleuchtet. Gesundheitsrelevante Informationen zu verschiedenen Religionen und ein Muster-Curriculum runden das Werk ab.

Religion and Spirituality in Psychiatry

Author: Philippe Huguelet,Harold G. Koenig

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521889529

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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This book was the first to specifically address the impact of religion and spirituality on mental illness.

Handbook of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Practice and Research

Author: Sana Loue

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493970399

Category: Social Science

Page: 397

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This singular reference explores religion and spirituality as a vital, though often misconstrued, lens for building better understanding of and empathy with clients. A diverse palette of faiths and traditions is compared and contrasted (occasionally with secularism), focusing on areas of belief that may inspire, comfort, or trouble clients, including health and illness, mental illness, healing, coping, forgiveness, family, inclusion, and death. From assessment and intervention planning to conducting research, these chapters guide professionals in supporting and assisting clients without minimizing or overstating their beliefs. In addition, the book’s progression of ideas takes readers beyond the well-known concept of cultural competence to model a larger and more meaningful cultural safety. Among the topics included in the Handbook: Integrating religion and spirituality into social work practice. Cultural humility, cultural safety, and beyond: new understandings and implications for social work. Healing traditions, religion/spirituality, and health. Diagnosis: religious/spiritual experience or mental illness? Understandings of dying, death, and mourning. (Re)building bridges in and with family and community. Ethical issues in conducting research on religion and spirituality. The Handbook of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Practice and Research is a richly-textured resource for social workers and mental health professionals engaged in clinical practice and/or research seeking to gain varied perspectives on how the religion and spirituality of their clients/research participants may inform their work.

The Healing Power of Spirituality

How Faith Helps Humans Thrive

Author: J. Harold Ellens

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: 9780313366451

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1045

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This three-volume set addresses how the role of spirituality and its constructive expressions in various religions--and outside of formal religion--enhances human personality and experience.

Spirituality in Clinical Practice

Incorporating the Spiritual Dimension in Psychotherapy and Counseling

Author: Len Sperry

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781583910672

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 203

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Spirituality in Clinical Practice includes perspectives not found in other texts such as a developmental perspective integrating moral and spiritual development, the interface of spiritual development with personality functioning, and insights from object relations, self psychology and transpersonal psychotherapy as they relate to various spiritual traditions and contemporary spiritual practices. This brief, reader-friendly text is written in a highly accessible style and is destined to set a precedent for excellence in the emerging field of spirituality in clinical practice or psychotherapy and counseling.

A Sourcebook for Helping People with Spiritual Problems

Author: Emma Bragdon

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1456610058

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 333

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As more people practice meditation, yoga, and participate in workshops for personal transformation, increasing numbers of them are having experiences related to spiritual awakening. The problem is they don't know the territory. An intense spiritual experience can seem overwhelming and scary and even be confused with going crazy. This practical book is the classic text, newly updated in 2006 (3rd edition), defining the problems that can arise when someone is disoriented by intense spiritual experiences. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in spiritual experiences and their relationship to mental health and mental illness. It distinguishes the differences between various mental pathologies and indicators of spiritual awakening. It clearly describes the kind of care one needs in a spiritual emergency process and how the care is dramatically different than conventional psychiatric treatment. It traces the history of how signs of spiritual awakening have been perceived in the past. Graduate schools of psychology use this book as a text because it is such a clear statement about the nature of spiritual crises and appropriate treatment. However, it is written in a style that is also appropriate for any adult reader. The author, a transpersonal psychologist, has written five other books on spiritual healing and awakening. The title of the first edition of this book was "A Sourcebook for Helping People in Spiritual Emergency" and was published in 1988.

Mental Health Care for People of Diverse Backgrounds

Author: Julia D. Buckner

Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing

ISBN: 9781846190940

Category: Medical

Page: 164

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Mental health care needs vary in different groups of people, but many healthcare professionals have a poor understanding of exactly how. From ethnicity to sexuality, family to religion, "Mental Health Care for People of Diverse Backgrounds" is a unique examination of how cultures can, and should, influence psychological services. It presents both theoretical and practical information regarding assessment, diagnosis and treatment. Concentrating on empirically based treatments, the book fuses clinical experience and research to give a wide-ranging overview. It also features many illuminating case studies. It is an invaluable reference for all mental healthcare professionals including psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, social workers, nurses and counsellors, as well as students and academics with an interest in mental healthcare. "The information contained in these chapters is intended for individuals with many levels of clinical training and is therefore appropriate for trainees in psychology and psychiatry, as well as experienced mental health providers. The chapters in this book contain information relevant to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals from diverse populations." - Julia D Buckner, Yezzennya Castro, Jill M Holm-Denoma and Thomas E Joiner Jr.

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Counseling

Author: Linda Seligman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306484728

Category: Medical

Page: 458

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Key features of the third edition: -An overview of the changing face of counseling, from emerging employment opportunities to core competencies for counselors and trainers. -A broad range of qualitative and quantitative assessment tools, with guidelines for their selection and interpretation. -A thorough review of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders, including strategies for multiaxial assessment. -The DO A CLIENT MAP, a comprehensive structured approach to treatment planning. -Expanded coverage of individual, family, and group interventions -An updated chapter on documentation, report writing, and record keeping, with sample reports and forms. -Brand-new chapters on career and organizational development counseling, and ethical standards for counselors. -A predictions chapter identifying trends most likely to influence the future of the field. -Case studies, models, and examples throughout.

Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies

Author: Jennifer A. Erickson Cornish,Barry A. Schreier,Lavita I. Nadkarni,Lynett Henderson Metzger,Emil R. Rodolfa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470609206

Category: Psychology

Page: 552

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A THOROUGH AND CONTEMPORARY EXPLORATION OF ISSUES FUNDAMENTAL TO MULTICULTURAL COMPETENCY Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies draws together an expert group of contributors who provide a wide range of viewpoints and personal experiences to explore the identification and development of specific competencies necessary to work effectively with an increasingly diverse population. Beginning with a Foreword by Derald Wing Sue, this unique handbook offers a broad, comprehensive view of multiculturalism that is inclusive and reflective. The coverage in this important book lies beyond the scope of traditionally defined multiculturalism, with discussion of historically overlooked groups that have experienced prejudice and bias because of their size, social class, age, language, disability, or sexual orientation. This book provides readers with: Practical cases and examples to enhance skill development, promote critical thinking, and increase awareness A cross-section of diversity characteristics and best practice guidelines Examination of detailed, developmentally relevant competency categories Resources and exercises designed for practitioners at various levels of experience and expertise A forum for debate, discussion, and growth Designed to help readers enhance general multicultural competency and their ability to provide services to the populations specifically described, this thought-provoking text will prove useful in facilitating ongoing dialogues about multicultural competence in all its variations.

On Holy Ground

The Impact of Psychotherapists' Spirituality on Their Practice

Author: John P. Sullivan

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780761811770

Category: Psychology

Page: 120

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Grounded in research done by examining the clinical practices of five exemplary psychotherapists, On Holy Ground explores the relationship between psychotherapy and spirituality. This book addresses the religious and spiritual issues that mental health practitioners are not normally effectively trained to handle. It presents an overview of the history of the relationship between psychology and spirituality, including a review of contemporary literature related to the subject. The author's main emphasis falls on his interviews with five psychotherapists whose spirituality is at the center of their lives and work. Sullivan's analysis of these interviews includes a discussion of several common core themes, such as views of the person and the process of therapy as inherently psychological and spiritual, respect for the freedom of clients, and the place of prayer and meditation.

Optimal Treatment for Children with Autism and Other Neuropsychiatric Conditions

Author: Dr. Jean-Ronel Corbier

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595796109

Category: Medical

Page: 210

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1 out of every 6 children in America suffers from problems such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia and aggression! Why? Is your child at risk? Dr. Jean-Ronel Corbier provides a comprehensive and unique look at autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions providing vital information to parents, professionals and others concerned with neurodevelopmental disorders. Optimal Treatment for Children with Autism and other Neuropsychiatric Conditions presents autism and related conditions from all angles and provides parents and caregivers with a wealth of practical recommendations regarding treatment options. In addition: Learn about the history and cause of autistic spectrum disorders. See what role genes, the environment and vaccines play. Find out about behavioral, educational and the latest biomedical treatments available for autism and various other neurological disorders. Learn how to distinguish between genuine versus exploitative therapies in autism. Get information on the earliest manifestations of autism. Discover how the RESTORATION model can provide optimal treatment for people with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Jean-Ronel Corbier is a Christian pediatric neurologist who has developed the RESTORATION model. This was created to address complex problems seen in neurological patients, including those with autism.

Handbook of Emergency Psychiatry E-Book

Author: Hani R. Khouzam,Doris Tiu Tan,Tirath S. Gill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323076610

Category: Medical

Page: 688

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This user-friendly resource presents a patient-centered approach to managing the growing incidence of major psychiatric emergencies in the outpatient setting. Abundant illustrations, tables, and algorithms guide you through the wide range of disorders discussed, and a color-coded outline format facilitates rapid access to essential information necessary for making a proper diagnosis for optimal management outcomes. Organizes information by patient presentation to help you distinguish among conditions that present with similar symptoms. Discusses medical conditions presenting with psychiatric symptoms, where appropriate. Highlights critical information in "Hazard Signs" boxes for quick, at-a-glance review. Uses acronyms and memory aids to enhance recall of information in moments of crisis. Features a chapter discussing the psychiatric effects of bioterrorism. Offers an Improved Suicide Risk Scale with criteria on impulsivity, plan, and lethal level of attempt. Provides valuable tips on interviewing and interacting with patients in various situations, as techniques will vary from depressed suicidal patients to manic and potentially assaultive individuals. Includes appendixes that discuss common psychiatric medications used and important lab values in the ER.

Depression, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics - E-Book

Author: David Mintz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743100

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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This issue discusses the diagnosis and treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other depressive disorders, with an emphasis on the psychosocial aspects of depression: how it affects societies, how it is affected by culture, and what the true meaning of recovery is for those suffering from MDD. The issue is divided into three section: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment. Authors address the evidence where biology and subjectivity meet. They discuss what is adaptive and what is pathologic and discuss population-based solutions that take into account the specificity of the individual. Authors also take into account combination treatments of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy and weigh the treatment choices against specific patient subtypes.

Religion, Culture and Mental Health

Author: Kate Loewenthal

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139459996

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

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Are 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.

DSM-5 in Action

Author: Sophia F. Dziegielewski

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118760662

Category: Psychology

Page: 624

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Full exploitation of the DSM-5 allows for more comprehensivecare By demystifying the DSM-5, author Sophia Dziegielewski goesbeyond the traditional diagnostic assessment and suggests bothtreatment plans and practice strategy. She covers the changes incriteria to the DSM-5 and what those changes mean for mental healthprofessionals. This resource has been updated to include: New and updated treatment plans All treatment plans, interventions strategies, applications,and practice implications are evidence based Instructions on doing diagnostic assessments and differentialdiagnosis using the DSM-5 Changes to coding and billing using the DSM-5 and ICD-10 The book includes robust tools for students, instructors, andnew graduates seeking licensure. DSM-5 in Action makes theDSM-5 accessible to all practitioners, allowing for more accurate,comprehensive care.

Doing the Right Thing

An Approach to Moral Issues in Mental Health Treatment

Author: John R. Peteet

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9781585627196

Category: Medical

Page: 144

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Here is the first practical guide for dealing with the moral issues that regularly confront clinicians in their work. Written for all mental health professionals, Doing the Right Thing: An Approach to Moral Issues in Mental Health Treatment offers a framework both for making moral decisions concerning the treatment of patients and for helping patients deal with their own moral concerns. Drawing on current thinking in several disciplines, Doing the Right Thing introduces the concept of moral functioning as a basis for therapeutic influence. Numerous case examples illustrate how to Assess patients' ability to function morally -- Learn how six basic capacities needed for moral functioning develop, and how identifying problems in an individual's moral functioning can help guide the formulation of a treatment plan. Treat patients with problems functioning morally -- Appreciate when it is time to set aside neutrality as a therapeutic stance in favor of a more direct approach to helping patients make moral commitments, decisions and self-assessments and develop moral character. Deal with the moral aspects of clinical decision-making -- Develop a framework for making moral choices in planning the direction of treatment, confronting resistance and addressing problems in caring effectively. Help patients address moral challenges -- Learn how to take into account your own and the patient's values in reasoning through moral dilemmas. Understand more clearly how to help patients deal with unfair pain caused by others, as well as the guilt and shame caused by their own moral failures. Employ the therapeutic potential of moral growth, transformation, and integration -- Discover the role of a clinician in helping demoralized patients reformulate their ideals for better outcomes. Recognize where a moral paradigm is useful in improving the delivery of mental health care. Concise, clear, and clinically relevant, Doing the Right Thing is a valuable, thought-provoking guide for both new and seasoned mental health practitioners who live and work in a morally complex environment. It is also an excellent supplementary text for courses dealing with the practice of psychotherapy and the ethical aspects of mental health care.