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Psychiatry and Religion.

Psychiatry and Religion. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract "A Protestant minister in New York leaves his pulpit to become a full-time psychological counselor. A church dignitary accuses him of perverting his ministry. In Barcelona, a Catholic psychiatrist helps patients find a new relationship with God. His colleagues attack him for scientific irresponsibility. The minister and the psychiatrist discover one another and make a common cause. Thus, a psychological ministry and a religious psychiatry create an unorthodox alliance to battle personal misery. The religio-psychiatric movement is born through several thousand similar encounters. This book reports on pressures and counter-pressures surrounding that movement." The religio-psychiatric movement is a phenomenon particularly of the last decade, but its vigorous growth is reflected in a rapidly increasing body of literature. Newly established clinics provide roots to assure its permanence. Utilizing such concepts as role, reference group theory, status consistency, and variant behavior, Klausner has analyzed 1,347 writings from this literature to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of General Psychiatry American Medical Association

Psychiatry and Religion.

Archives of General Psychiatry , Volume 12 (2) – Feb 1, 1965

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1965 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-990X
eISSN
1598-3636
DOI
10.1001/archpsyc.1965.01720320110015
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract "A Protestant minister in New York leaves his pulpit to become a full-time psychological counselor. A church dignitary accuses him of perverting his ministry. In Barcelona, a Catholic psychiatrist helps patients find a new relationship with God. His colleagues attack him for scientific irresponsibility. The minister and the psychiatrist discover one another and make a common cause. Thus, a psychological ministry and a religious psychiatry create an unorthodox alliance to battle personal misery. The religio-psychiatric movement is born through several thousand similar encounters. This book reports on pressures and counter-pressures surrounding that movement." The religio-psychiatric movement is a phenomenon particularly of the last decade, but its vigorous growth is reflected in a rapidly increasing body of literature. Newly established clinics provide roots to assure its permanence. Utilizing such concepts as role, reference group theory, status consistency, and variant behavior, Klausner has analyzed 1,347 writings from this literature to

Journal

Archives of General PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 1, 1965

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