Mental Health And The Soul

Mental Health and the Soul
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Elizabeth Solomon
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

Offers information and exercises to allow the reader to take control of their own spiritual growth and development. Deals with how the mind interferes with our spiritual growth.
Islamophobia and Psychiatry
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: H. Steven Moffic, John Peteet, Ahmed Zakaria Hankir, Rania Awaad
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-17 - Publisher: Springer

The book begins by covering the general and clinical challenges that are unique to Muslims, drawing from an internationally, ethnically, and intergenerationally diverse pool of experts. The text covers not only how psychiatrists and other clinicians can intervene successfully with patients, but how we as clinicians can have a role in addressing other societally connected mental health challenges arising from Islamophobia. The text addresses three related but distinct areas of interest: Islamophobia as a destructive force, Islam as a religion that is threatened by stigma and misinformation, and the novel intersection of these forces with the field of psychiatry. Islamophobia and Psychiatry is a vital resource for all clinicians and clinicians in training who may encounter patients struggling with these issues, including adult and child psychiatrists, psychologists, primary care physicians, counselors, social workers, and others.
Soul Genetic Code & Destiny
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Ashley Ansara DVM PhD
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-19 - Publisher: Balboa Press

After many decades of life experiences that include living in three continents, Dr. Ashley Ansara has come to the realization that humankind should always be willing to seek knowledge, expand ourselves, be receptive to change, and trust our souls to guide us through this life. In Soul Genetic Code, Dr. Ansara shares a new logical hypothesis created from Egyptian belief systems to explain the dynamics of God’s relationship to humankind, the universal consciousness, and the humankind psychological consciousness (the mind, emotions, and free will to determine one’s destiny) to lead students of life to reconnect to their living souls and become more peaceful, loving, wise, and joyful in the world. Through insights shared to prompt the mind to question, the heart to vibrate, and an energetic movement toward the living soul’s truth, others will learn about energy and medicine; the concept of life essence and soul kinetics; the origin, biology, and DNA of the soul; the living soul in ancient Egypt, and much more. The hypothesis provides compelling evidence to accept the fact that genetic dictate our destiny. Environmental factors only put us where do we want to be but never determine where we end up with through life and the outcome of being alive on this earth. Soul Genetic Code offers an innovative, logical hypothesis derived from Egyptian belief systems to guide others on a journey of self-discovery to find their living soul’s truth and formalize their destiny
Religion and Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Ashley Ansara DVM PhD
Categories: Government publications
Type: BOOK - Published: 1980 - Publisher:

References to 1836 journal articles, dissertations, and books published since 1970. Also contains foreign-language titles. Focuses on literature dealing with the theoretical and practical relationships between religion and mental health. Classified arrangement. Each entry gives bibliographical information and abstract. Author, subject indexes.
Darkness Is My Only Companion
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Kathryn Greene-McCreight
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-14 - Publisher: Brazos Press

Where is God in the suffering of a mentally ill person? What happens to the soul when the mind is ill? How are Christians to respond to mental illness? In this brave and compassionate book, theologian and priest Kathryn Greene-McCreight confronts these difficult questions raised by her own mental illness--bipolar disorder. With brutal honesty, she tackles often avoided topics such as suicide, mental hospitals, and electroconvulsive therapy. Greene-McCreight offers the reader everything from poignant and raw glimpses into the mind of a mentally ill person to practical and forthright advice for their friends, family, and clergy. The first edition has been recognized as one of the finest books on the subject. This thoroughly revised edition incorporates updated research and adds anecdotal and pastoral commentary. It also includes a new foreword by the current Archbishop of Canterbury and a new afterword by the author.
Chaplaincy and the Soul of Health and Social Care
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Ewan Kelly, John Swinton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-19 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Gathering together thoughts and visions of experienced practitioners, academics, educators and strategic leaders from around the world, this edited volume sheds light on the nature of chaplaincy and its role and significance within ever-changing contemporary healthcare systems. A wide range of issues central to spiritual care delivery are covered, including reflections on what it feels like to be cared for by a chaplain through illness; the nature of chaplaincy as a profession; and how chaplains can engage with healthcare institutions in ways that have integrity yet are also deeply spiritual. The focus throughout is that chaplaincy should not only be guidance for people in distress, as a form of crisis intervention, but is rather about helping to promote wellbeing and enhance people's quality of life. Where specialisms tend to fragment systems and individuals, this book seeks to show that true health and wellbeing can only be found through a holistic approach, and shows how chaplaincy can bring this to the table. This book is for anyone who recognises the centrality of spirituality for wellbeing, and wishes to see what that might look like in practice.
The Society of Timid Souls
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Polly Morland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-25 - Publisher: Profile Books

This book is a modern investigation of an ancient virtue, inspired by a group for stage-frightened musicians in 1940s Manhattan. Coinciding with the terrifying height of World War Two, it was called The Society of Timid Souls. Seventy years later, as fear about everything from terrorism to economic meltdown has become part of our daily lives, Polly Morland reconvenes the society, setting out to discover what it means to be brave in an age of anxiety. Her journey-and this book-is full of amazing people and surprising ideas. It explores how and why people are brave, from battlefield to hospital ward, circus tightrope to suburban street, disaster zone to political protest. It throws light on some of the myths and lies that surround our favourite virtue. And most of all, it asks can we learn to be brave?
Whatever Happened to the Soul?
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Warren S. Brown, Nancey C. Murphy, H. Newton Malony
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-12-01 - Publisher: Fortress Press

As science crafts detailed accounts of human nature, what has become of the soul?This collaborative project strives for greater consonance between contemporary science and Christian faith. Outstanding scholars in biology, genetics, neuroscience, cognitive science, philosophy, theology, biblical studies, and ethics join here to offer contemporary accounts of human nature consistent with Christian teaching. Their central theme is a nondualistic account of the human person that does not consider the "soul" an entity separable from the body; scientific statements about the physical nature of human beings are about exactly the same entity as are theological statements concerning the spiritual nature of human beings.For all those interested in fundamental questions of human identity posed by the present context, this volume will provide a fascinating and authoritative resource.
Theories of Tyranny
Language: en
Authors: Roger Boesche
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Penn State Press

Ch. 10 (pp. 381-454), "Fromm, Neumann, and Arendt: Three Early Interpretations of Nazi Germany", discusses the views of Franz Neumann and Hannah Arendt on Nazi antisemitism. Neumann, in his "Behemoth" (1942), stated that the Nazis needed a fictitious enemy in order to unify the completely atomized German society into one large "Volksgemeinschaft". The terrorization of Jews was a prototype of the terror to be used against other peoples. Arendt contends in "The Origins of Totalitarianism" (1951) that it was imperialism which brought about Nazism, Nazi antisemitism, and the Holocaust. Totalitarianism is nothing but imperialism which came home. Insofar as imperialism transcends national boundaries, racism may be very helpful for it, because racism proposes another principle to define the enemy. Jews and other ethnic groups (e.g. Slavs) became easy targets as groups whose claims clashed with those of the expanding German nation. Terror is the essence of totalitarianism, and extermination camps were necessary for the Nazis to prove the omnipotence of their regime and their capability of total domination.
Disability in Antiquity
Language: en
Pages: 490
Authors: Christian Laes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume is a major contribution to the field of disability history in the ancient world. Contributions from leading international scholars examine deformity and disability from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as represented in various media. The volume is not confined to a narrow view of ‘antiquity’ but includes a large number of pieces on ancient western Asia that provide a broad and comparative view of the topic and enable scholars to see this important topic in the round. Disability in Antiquity is the first multidisciplinary volume to truly map out and explore the topic of disability in the ancient world and create new avenues of thought and research.
In the Fellowship of His Suffering
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Elahe Hessamfar
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-25 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

"Schizophrenia" is by many accounts the most devastating illness of our time. In this book, Elahe Hessamfar uses her personal encounter with her daughter's illness to bring the reader to experience the pain and anguish of those who suffer so intensely. She candidly discusses the gripping and dark realities her family has faced in the midst of this journey and exposes that the ride isn't easy, but it can be fruitful and purposeful, and it can be a journey of joy and peace if understood from the intended perspective. This is a fascinating and deeply theological portrayal of madness under the mighty hand of God. It challenges and awakens the reader to a heightened awareness about self, community, pain, brokenness, sin, grace, and redemption. This is the first truly biblically based, theological interpretation of madness in conversation with psychiatry and social sciences. Hessamfar passionately discusses the shortcomings of our current medical model of mental illness and directs the reader's attention to the mistreatment of those the medical community labels with "schizophrenia." She argues that not only is "schizophrenia" not pathological but it touches on the most fundamental fragilities of the human soul, and hence, it is a critical pastoral issue. Hessamfar offers tangible, inspiring, and life-changing solutions for those dealing with this most elusive and mysterious phenomenon--solutions that would bring hope and healing to the hopeless people chained in the abyss of madness.
Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Jon Mills
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-21 - Publisher: Routledge

The first book of its kind to provide a detailed analysis of the history of the unconscious from the underworlds of Greek and Egyptian mythology to psychoanalysis and metaphysics, Jon Mills presents here a unique study of differing philosophies of the unconscious. Mills examines how three major philosophical systems on the nature of the unconscious emerge after modern philosophy, finding their most celebrated elaborations in Freud, Lacan and Jung. These three psychoanalytic traditions, quite separate from one another in terms of their emphasis and philosophical presuppositions, are scrutinised alongside contemporaneous movements in existential phenomenology, semiotics, epistemology, transcendental psychology and Western metaphysics in the texts of Hegel, Heidegger, Sartre and Whitehead. Underworlds provides a scholarly exegesis and critique of the main philosophies of the unconscious to have transpired in the history of ideas. Exploring the unconscious from its philosophical beginnings in antiquity to its systematic articulation brought about by the rise of psychoanalysis, Underworlds is ideal for practicing psychoanalysts, academics of Freud, Jung and Lacan, and scholars of psychology, philosophy and the humanities.