Spirituality seems to be the concept that evokes a neutral response however faith and religion like politics can arouse very passionate feelings. Many see it as a source of division whilst for those who are practicing a particular faith it is a huge comforter, inspiration and resilience in the face of life’s challenges.
There’s a lot already out there with various studies and reports on the impact role of faith, spirituality and religion on mental health.
- Spirituality, religion and mental illness
- The impact of spirituality on mental health (literature review)
- Religion and Mental Health: Current Findings