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Scrupulosity and Islam: a perspective

Md Rosli, Ahmad Nabil and Sharip, Shalisah and Thomas, Nur Sakinah (2019) Scrupulosity and Islam: a perspective. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health. ISSN 1934-9637 E-ISSN 1934-9645 (In Press)

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Scrupulosity is characterized by an excessive anxiety against sinning and it is found to be common in Muslim societies. Spirituality plays a significant role in its presentation and management. The role of Islamic spirituality is examined by revealing the relevance of Islamic spiritual values e.g. acceptance (rida), patience (sabr), to the therapy. Five cases where these values are integrated into the therapy are described. Limitations on the available evidence are addressed. This study proposes the integration of these spiritual values, supports the use of psychotherapeutic discourse and contributes to the field of healthcare through practical conceptual applications in the therapy

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6878/77506
Uncontrolled Keywords: Scrupulosity,religious obsessive-compulsive disorder, cognitive behavioral therapy, islamic spirituality
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP160 General works on Islam
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Psychiatry
Depositing User: Dr Ahmad Nabil Md Rosli
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2019 11:34
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2020 11:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77506

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