Baptist senior pastors’ knowledge and perceptions of mental illness

@inproceedings{Stanford2011BaptistSP,
  title={Baptist senior pastors’ knowledge and perceptions of mental illness},
  author={Matthew Scott Stanford and David Philpott},
  year={2011}
}
  • Matthew Scott Stanford, David Philpott
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Senior pastors at churches affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) were anonymously surveyed using an online questionnaire to ascertain their knowledge and perceptions of the causes and potential treatments of mental illness. BGCT senior pastors reported a moderate level of contact with the mentally ill and populations known to have higher than average rates of mental illness (e.g., homeless). They also reported that the individuals with whom they counsel are rarely… CONTINUE READING

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