Fundamentalist religion and its effect on mental health

@article{Hartz2004FundamentalistRA,
  title={Fundamentalist religion and its effect on mental health},
  author={Gary W. Hartz and Henry Everett},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={207-217}
}
The national self-help group, Fundamentalists Anonymous (F.A.), has focused attention upon mental problems that may be caused or exacerbated by authoritarian religion. In this article we outline assertions about the mental problems caused by membership in fundamentalist religion, illustrate these with two case histories, briefly discuss intervention strategies, and describe conceptual and empirical issues. While former members have presented problems severe enough to warrant professional… 

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