Religion and Spirituality

The Dose-Response Relationship of Adolescent Religious Activity and Substance Use: Variation Across Demographic Groups

The article assesses whether there exists a dose-response relationship between religious activity and substance use among adolescents and examines this relationship by demographic groups, family structure, and type of substance use. The article provides implications of this assessment for health promotion.

Mental Health Stigma in the Muslim Community

This paper defines constructs that comprise stigma, discusses mediating factors, and the harmful effects of stigma. It also provides background on Islam and the how religion plays a role in addressing mental health issues, addresses how stigma is important in the religion, and offers suggestions for future stigma research in Muslim communities.

Mental Health Help-Seeking Behaviors of Muslim Immigrants in the United States: Overcoming Social Stigma and Cultural Mistrust

This article examines the Muslim immigrant community in the U.S. by providing an overview of who Muslim immigrants are and some major psychosocial and psychological issues they face. The article will examine the impact of cultural mistrust and the stigmatization related to mental health on help-seeking behaviors among Muslim immigrants.

The Meaning of Suffering in Drug Addiction and Recovery from the Perspective of Existentialism, Buddhism and the 12-Step Program

This article examines suffering in drug addiction and the recovery process from the perspective of existentialism, Buddhism, and the 12-step program, and posits that drug addiction recovery requires a holistic approach that includes spirituality.



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