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Title: Death and the pub : a discourse analysis of men's talk about mental health, mental illness and mental health sevices
Author: Cohen, Tina S.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2743 7990
Awarding Body: University of Surrey
Current Institution: University of Surrey
Date of Award: 2012
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Despite the prediction that religion would wane in the 21st century, evidence suggests otherwise. It is important therefore for mental health professionals to understand the role of religion in the lives of their clients and to appreciate its impact on mental health. Research suggests a moderate inverse relationship between religion and depression and anxiety with some cross-cultural support. The relationship is however complex and context needs to be taken into account. The effect of culture and the importance of intrinsic religiosity are discussed. Much research is conducted in the US in the field of psychiatry, suggesting a gap in the British psychological literature. Some implications for clinical practice are discussed. The interplay between religion, culture and wellbeing is discussed
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Religion, religiosity, spirituality, mental health, depression, anxiety