Phenomenology of delusions and hallucinations in schizophrenia by religious convictions

  title={Phenomenology of delusions and hallucinations in schizophrenia by religious convictions},
  author={K. Suhail and Shabnam Ghauri},
  journal={Mental Health, Religion & Culture},
  pages={245 - 259}
  • K. Suhail, Shabnam Ghauri
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Mental Health, Religion & Culture
  • This study was conducted to assess the impact of religious affiliations on the phenomenology of delusions and hallucinations. Fifty-three Pakistani Muslim patients with schizophrenia were interviewed using the Present State Examination and Religiosity Index. The results indicated that the more religious patients had greater themes of grandiose ability and identity. These differences were more obvious in groups divided on the basis of practice of Islam. Similar results were obtained in the… CONTINUE READING
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