Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 93–98 | Cite as

The spiritual dimension of cognitive therapy

  • Irving M. Rosen


There has been a quiet buildup of interest in spirituality within psychiatry. However, spirituality tends to be a vague and fuzzy concept to psychiatrists and probably to other psychotherapists. The field is surprisingly large, and there is space in this paper only to present a skeletal outline of the cognitive aspects of it. My observations come from spiritual issues discussion groups for inpatients and a religion and psychiatry clinic for outpatients at Butler Hospital.


Psychiatry Clinic Cognitive Therapy Discussion Group Cognitive Aspect Fuzzy Concept 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irving M. Rosen
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  1. 1.Butler Hospital in Providence

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