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Role of Islam in the management of Psychiatric disorders

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Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

By: Walaa M. Sabry and Adarsh Vohra

With the significant growth of the Muslim population all over the world, there exists a corresponding increase in the need for mental health services that suit this group of patients. Research demonstrates the effectiveness of the integration of spirituality and religiosity into psychotherapy and how religious beliefs could affect the management plans. This article discusses the impact of various beliefs in the Islamic faith on the bio-psychosocial model for the management of different psychiatric disorders including focusing on the modification of psychotherapeutic techniques as cognitive restructuring. It also shows other types of therapies such as music therapy, meditation therapy, and aromatherapy. The main emphasis remains to ensure that Muslim psychiatric patients get ethical, acceptable, and effective treatment.

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The Qur’an Versus the Bible: Which is the True Word of God Today?

 

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Source: manyprophetsonemessage.com

Muslims believe that Moses and Jesus, peace be upon them both, were given Scripture by God Almighty:

Indeed, We sent down the Torah, in which was guidance and light. The prophets who submitted [to Allah] judged by it for the Jews, as did the rabbis and scholars by that with which they were entrusted of the Scripture of Allah, and they were witnesses thereto… [Chapter 5, verse 44]

And We sent, following in their footsteps, Jesus, the son of Mary, confirming that which came before him in the Torah; and We gave him the Gospel, in which was guidance and light and confirming that which preceded it of the Torah as guidance and instruction for the righteous. [Chapter 5, verse 46]

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‘Creepy & Scary’: US military harnesses social media to manipulate online behaviour (Video)

info-pictogram1 Privacy watchdogs are in uproar following revelations the U.S. government may have been behind a recent Facebook experiment.