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This information is made available in order to facilitate research, mentorship, and teaching opportunities among scholars interested in the psychological study of religion. ALL other uses are prohibited. Name and Title
      Kate C M Loewenthal, Professor of Psychology
Institutional Affiliation
      Royal Holloway College, University of London
Mailing Address
      Psychology Department, Royal Holloway College, University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK
Email AddressResearch Interests
      Religion and mental health, including cross-cultural comparisons, beliefs about the effects of religion on psychopathology, religion and coping, religious change, religiously-influenced social attitudes, culturally and religiously-sensitive support groups.
Representative Publications
    • K.M.Loewenthal: The Psychology of Religion: A Short Introduction. Oxford: Oneworld/Penguin, 2000.
    • K.M.Loewenthal: Religious issues and their psychological aspects. In K.Bhui & D.Olajide (eds) Cross Cultural Mental Health Services: Contemporary Issues in Service Provision. London: W.B. Saunders, 1999.
    • K.M.Loewenthal & M.Cinnirella: Beliefs about the efficacy of religious, medical and psychotherapeutic interventions for depression and schizophrenia among different cultural-religious groups in Great Britain. Transcultural Psychiatry, 36, 491-504, 1999.
    • K.M.Loewenthal & A.MacLeod.: Comfort and Joy: Religion, cognition and mood in individuals under stress. Cognition and Emotion, 14, 355-374, 2000.
Research Keywords
      Mental Health and Psychopathology; Social
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      Psychology of Religion (advanced undergraduate option)
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      BSc., MPhil., PhD., Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology.
Languages Spoken
      English

 

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