Religion, spirituality, and psychosis.

  title={Religion, spirituality, and psychosis.},
  author={Adair Menezes and Alexander Moreira-Almeida},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  volume={12 3},
This review discusses the relationships between religion, spirituality, and psychosis. Based on the DSM-IV, we comment on the concept of spiritual and religious problems, which, although they may seem to be psychotic episodes, are actually manifestations of nonpathological spiritual and religious experiences. Studies reporting that hallucinations also occur in the nonclinical population and thus are not exclusive to the diagnosed population are presented. Then, other studies pointing to the… CONTINUE READING
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