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|Journal||Journal of Religion and Health|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 24 May 2021|
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T1 - An Islamic therapy
T2 - A Fear Reducing Holistic Approach (FERHA)
AU - Yucel, Salih
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PY - 2021/5/24
Y1 - 2021/5/24
N2 - This paper argues that Islam can play an important role in reducing fear if it is practiced in the light of Ibn Sina’s (d. 1037) rational approach combined with Said Nursi’s (d. 1960) spirituality injected methodology of overcoming extreme unrealistic fears and the disorders of negative imagination, known as wahm. This combination which I have categorised as, ‘Fear Reducing Holistic Approach' (FERHA) has four stages: (a) Building trust, (b) Recognizing the problem in-depth, (c) Reducing fear and negative feeling through engagement, (d) Discovering unused or misused strength. One case will be studied. The FERHA has strengths and weaknesses.
AB - This paper argues that Islam can play an important role in reducing fear if it is practiced in the light of Ibn Sina’s (d. 1037) rational approach combined with Said Nursi’s (d. 1960) spirituality injected methodology of overcoming extreme unrealistic fears and the disorders of negative imagination, known as wahm. This combination which I have categorised as, ‘Fear Reducing Holistic Approach' (FERHA) has four stages: (a) Building trust, (b) Recognizing the problem in-depth, (c) Reducing fear and negative feeling through engagement, (d) Discovering unused or misused strength. One case will be studied. The FERHA has strengths and weaknesses.
KW - Islamic therapy
KW - Mental illness
KW - FEAR
KW - Healing
KW - Muslim society
M3 - Article
SP - 1
EP - 12
JO - Journal of Religion and Health
JF - Journal of Religion and Health
SN - 0022-4197