An Islamic perspective on mental health

An Islamic perspective on mental health
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: The Royal Institution
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: March 13, 2024 (18:00)
End Date: March 13, 2024 (19:30 EET)
Cost: From £3.73
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Join us for a captivating exploration of mental health from a unique perspective in Dr. Rania Awaad’s lecture, “An Islamic Perspective on Mental Health.” In an era where mental well-being is gaining increased recognition, Dr. Awaad’s presentation offers a thought-provoking journey into the intersection of Islamic teachings and contemporary mental health practices. With profound expertise in Islamic and medical sciences, Dr. Awaad reveals the profound wisdom and compassion within the Islamic tradition. She demonstrates how these principles can play a pivotal role in addressing the multifaceted challenges of modern mental health.

Dr. Awaad, an accomplished scholar and medical professional, has made significant contributions to the mental health field. Her roles at Stanford University span a broad spectrum, from pioneering courses in Islamic Psychology to instructing medical students, psychiatry residents, and clinical psychology trainees. Her commitment extends to educating undergraduate and graduate students on topics like implicit bias and integrating culture and religion into medical care. Within this lecture, Dr. Awaad masterfully navigates the delicate balance between spirituality and psychological well-being, providing profound insights into how Islamic principles enrich and inform our understanding of mental health.

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