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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
      Hans Stifoss-Hanssen, dr philos, professor
Institutional Affiliation
      The Practical Theological Seminary, University of Oslo, Norway
Mailing Address
      The Practical Theological Seminary, University of Oslo, P O Box 1075 Blindern, N - 0316 Oslo, Norway
Email AddressResearch Interests
      Religion and health, religiosity and mental health
Representative Publications
    • "Seeking maening or happiness - studies of selected aspects of the relationship between religiosity and mental health", Trondheim/Tapir 1996.
    • "Existential questions and health - research frontlines and challenges", Stockholm/Forskningsrådsnämnden 1996 (with K Kallenberg).
    • "Religion and Spirituality: What a European Ear Hears", The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 1 - 9 1999.
    • "Roles constitute religious experience - fiction and fact in Hjalmar Sunden's role theory, attribution theory and psychodynamic theory" in Sunden's role theory - an impetus to contemporary psychology of religion, eds N G Holm and J A Belzen, Åbo (Finland)/Religionsvetenskapliga skrifter 27 1995.
    • (Other publications in Norwegian)
Research Keywords
      Health, mental health, existential questions, spirituality
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
      Faith, health and care. Pastoral counselling.
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at Institution
      Master of philosophy in contextual theology, Health candidate
Languages Spoken
      English, Norwegian (Swedish, Danish), German

 

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