Integrating religious faith into patient care: Commentary on… the role of faith in mental healthcare


Journal Article

© The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2017. We examine Foreman’s assertion that assessing, addressing and utilising a patient ’s fai th is warranted. After a brief background, we examine when faith-integrated therapy is indicated, the need for training, an example of such a therapy, and what to do when the faith of the therapist conflicts with that of the patient. Also emphasised is the need for a clear definition of terms.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Koenig, HG; Al Zaben, F

Published Date

  • November 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 426 - 427

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2056-4686

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2056-4678

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1192/apt.bp.117.017111

Citation Source

  • Scopus