Koç, Mustafa
June 2005
Ekev Academic Review;Summer2005, Vol. 9 Issue 24, p11
Academic Journal
In this study which was made to explain the relationship between the phenomena of prayer and worship that are from the religious coping methods and mental health, firstly conceptions of stress, anxiety and depression in the context of mental health were defined. After this, coping methods which are used for coping with the stress that usual problems caused to it and religious coping methods were explained and differences and resemblances between these methods were tried to explain. After enumerating the positive psychological effects of the phenomena of prayer and worship separately upon the individual, as a conclusion it was stated that individuals which prayer and worship cope with the usual problems and stress and anxiety more easily from the individuals that not prayer and worship.


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