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Contributions of Ashraf Ali Thanwi to mental disease treatment

Isqeel, Abdullateef Ayodele and Daoud, Jamal Ibrahim (2011) Contributions of Ashraf Ali Thanwi to mental disease treatment. In: Contributions of Muslim Scientists to Medicine and Related Sciences. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 49-53. ISBN 978-967-418-155-0

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Abstract

The methodology adopted in this chapter is library and internet based. The data used were collected from dependable sources. The understanding ofAshraf Ali Thanwi work in psychology was investigated and the scope is to examine and explain Islamic psychology as viewed and practiced for treatment of maladjusted person by Asharf Ali Thanwis. The significance of this chapter is the usefulness of Thanwi's methodology in healing through Islamic perspective. Psychology is the science of the mind and behavior. The word "psychology" comes from the Greek word psyche meaning "breathe, spirit, soul", and the Greek word logia meaning the study of something. According to Medilexicon's Medical Dictionary, psychology is "The profession (clinical psychology), scholarly discipline (academic psychology), and science (research psychology) concerned with the behavior of humans and animals, and related mental and physiologic processes" (http://www.medilexicon.com!medicaldictionary.php).

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 5017/21081
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ashraf Ali Thanwi, mental disease
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Assoc.Prof.Dr Jamal Daoud
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2012 14:08
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2012 14:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21081

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