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Special Issue "Religion, Spirituality and Health"
A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444). This special issue belongs to the section "Religions and Health/Psychology/Social Sciences".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 September 2022) | Viewed by 13139
Special Issue Editors
Interests: psychotherapy and religion; spirituality
Interests: clinical psychology; epidemiology; behavioural science; health psychology; psychiatry; aging / gerontology
2. Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Basel, 4037 Basel, Switzerland
3. Research Institute for Spirituality and Health RISH, 4900 Langenthal, Switzerland
4. Senior Consultant, Clinic SGM Langenthal, 4900 Langenthal, Switzerland
Interests: conceptual issues in whole person medicine; integrating religion and spirituality into clinical practice; impact of R/S on the outcome of holistic treatment approaches; spirituality and cardiovascular diseases; spirituality and pain
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Special Issue Information
The present Special Issue covers the topic of the 8th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health, ECRSH 2022 (see www.ecrsh.eu), which will be held in Amsterdam, NL, 2–4 June 2022: “Religious, Spiritual and Existential Aspects in Mental Health Care”.
The following topics will be discussed:
Previous research on religion, spirituality and health; importance of definitions; understanding mechanisms and pathways; highest priority studies for future research; strengths and weaknesses of religion and spirituality measures; designing different types of research projects; statistics and statistical modeling; funding your research; writing a grant; managing a research project; writing a research paper for publication; developing an academic career in this area.
Tentative completion schedule:
- 01-04-2022 abstract submission deadline
- Notification of abstract acceptance: accepted
- Full manuscript deadline: 01-09-2022
Prof. Dr. Peter J. Verhagen
Prof. Dr. Arjan Braam
Dr. René Hefti
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Religions is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- religion, spirituality and health
- strengths and weaknesses of religion and spirituality measures
- research on religion and mental health