ERIC Number: EJ533309
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Religious Education and Mental Illness: A Higher Education Model.
Govig, Stewart D.
Religious Education, v91 n1 p75-85 Win 1996
Describes a special curriculum that combines religious studies and social science resources to offer a better understanding and acceptance of persons suffering from long-term mental disorders. Utilizes recent scientific research and sacred texts to investigate biological causes of mental illness and the ensuing cultural stigmatization. (MJP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Psychiatric Services, Psychological Needs, Rehabilitation, Religion Studies, Religious Education, Religious Factors, Schizophrenia
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A