Interventions using the Qur'an to protect and promote mental health: A systematic scoping review

Jan Owens, G. Hussein Rassool, Josh Bernstein, Sara Latif, Basil H Aboul-Enein

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Abstract

Review question / Objective: The aim of the study is to to
identify interventions using the Qur'an to support mental
health in Muslims. The question is How do interventions use
the Qur'an to reduce psychological distress and promote
mental health and wellbeing in Muslims?
Eligibility criteria: Inclusion criteria: Evidence up to 31/03/22;
Intervention studies; RCTs, quasi-experimental, longitudinal,
cross-sectional and qualitative studies in English, French, or
Arabic; Adults ≥18 years, Pregnant females attaining
marriageable age ≥14; Studies focusing on the Qur’an, hadith
and/or surah as a primary mental health intervention or
Studies focusing on the Qur’an, hadith and/or surah as an
additional form of therapy for mental health interventions.
Exclusion criteria: Commentaries, narratives, editorial
communications, opinion pieces, conference papers,
government reports, guidance documents, book reviews,
theses and dissertations, systematic, scoping, rapid and
literature reviews, case studies; evidence in languages other
than English, French or Arabic; Other types of studies
focusing on children or adolescents; Studies excluding
interventions using the Qur’an, hadith or surah or failing to
differentiate between these areas and other interventions;
Studies mentioning Qur’an, hadith or surah as an afterthought
in the discussion.
Original languageEnglish
TypeProtocol
PublisherInternational Platform of Registered Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Protocols
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)10.37766/inplasy2022.7.0065
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2022

Keywords

  • Qur'an
  • Mental Health
  • Islam
  • Muslim
  • cultural congruence

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