ERIC Number: ED205446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Religion and Mental Health: A Bibliography.
Summerlin, Florence A., Comp.
This annotated bibliography cites journal articles, reports, and books on religion and mental health published since 1970. The listing is intended to help psychologists, psychiatrists, clergymen, social workers, teachers, doctors and other professionals respond to requests for information and advice in areas spanning the common ground between religion and mental health. The bibliography is organized by topical areas. These include: attitudes toward religion; the clergy (their careers, education and training, and personalities); death, suicide and bereavement; drug and alcohol use; eastern religious traditions; elderly; ethical and legal issues; interdisciplinary collaboration; marriage and family counseling; mental health ministry; theoretical, theological and psychological issues of religion; mental health; religious education; religious experiences (altered states of consciousness, conversion and Pentecostal events); religious practices and rituals; sects and cults; sexology; and social issues. A listing of nonprint resources is provided. The bibliography concludes with subject and author indexes. (Author/RM).
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Attitudes, Clergy, Death, Drug Abuse, Marriage, Mental Health, Older Adults, Religion, Religious Education, Religious Factors, Suicide
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.