Spirituality and Psychiatry

Spirituality and Psychiatry

Author: Christopher C. H. Cook

Publisher: RCPsych Publications

ISBN: 1904671713

Category: Medical

Page: 300

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This book explores the nature of spirituality, its relationship to religion, and the reasons for its importance in clinical practice. Different chapters focus on the key subspecialties of psychiatry, including psychotherapy, child and adolescent psychiatry, intellectual disability psychiatry, substance misuse psychiatry and old age psychiatry.
Alcohol, Addiction and Christian Ethics
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Christopher C. H. Cook
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Addictive disorders are characterised by a division of the will, in which the addict is attracted both by a desire to continue the addictive behaviour and also by a desire to stop it. Academic perspectives on this predicament usually come from clinical and scientific standpoints, with the 'moral model' rejected
Mystical Theology and Contemporary Spiritual Practice
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Christopher C. H. Cook, Julienne McLean, Peter Tyler
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-08 - Publisher: Routledge

In Mystical Theology and Contemporary Spiritual Practice several leading scholars explore key themes within the Christian mystical tradition, contemporary and historical. The overall aim of the book is to demonstrate the relevance of mystical theology to contemporary spiritual practice. Attention is given to the works of Baron von Hugel, Vladimir
Hearing Voices, Demonic and Divine
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Christopher C. H. Cook
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-07 - Publisher: Routledge

The Open Access version of this book, available at www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781472453983, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivative 4.0 license. Experiences of hearing the voice of God (or angels, demons, or other spiritual beings) have generally been understood either as religious experiences or else as a feature
Biblical and Theological Visions of Resilience
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Christopher C. H. Cook, Nathan H. White
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-09 - Publisher: Routledge

In recent years, resilience has become a near ubiquitous cultural phenomenon whose influence extends into many fields of academic enquiry. Though research suggests that religion and spirituality are significant factors in engendering resilient adaptation, comparatively little biblical and theological reflection has gone into understanding this construct. This book seeks to
Spirituality and Psychiatry
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Christopher C. H. Cook, Andrew Powell, Andrew Sims
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06 - Publisher: RCPsych Publications

This book explores the nature of spirituality, its relationship to religion, and the reasons for its importance in clinical practice. Different chapters focus on the key subspecialties of psychiatry, including psychotherapy, child and adolescent psychiatry, intellectual disability psychiatry, substance misuse psychiatry and old age psychiatry.