July News & Views

Firstly this month, a study in the Journal of Religion and Health identifies the different trust issues among American Muslims regarding their attitudes and behaviours towards healthcare, which could help healthcare professionals (and others involved in designing health intervention programs) gain the trust of the Muslim patient population.

Read “The Types of Trust Involved in American Muslim Healthcare Decisions” here

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A review paper in the Annals of General Psychiatry outlines the history of psychiatry in the Islamic world (both in the past and the present) and summarises different aspects of forensic psychiatry in the Shari’a and compares them with ancient Greek and modern European law.

Read “Islam, mental health and law: a general overview” here

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