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Sanity and Sanctity

Mental Health Work among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

Sanity and Sanctity( )
Author: Greenberg, David
Witztum, Eliezer
ISBN:978-0-300-07191-7
Publication Date:Apr 2001
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $48.00
Book Description:

Ultra-orthodox Jews in Jerusalem are isolated from the secular community that surrounds them not only physically but by their dress, behaviors, and beliefs. Their relationship with secular society is characterized by social, religious, and political tensions. The differences between the ultra-orthodox and secular often pose special difficulties for psychiatrists who attempt to deal with their needs. In this book, two Western-trained psychiatrists discuss their mental...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Ethnopsychology
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Religion / Judaism / Orthodox
Religion / Psychology Of Religion
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.385 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds



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