Harold Koenig speaks to CPX about how religious belief affects physical and mental health.
Dr Koenig is founder and former director of Duke University’s Center for the Study of Religion, Spirituality and Health, and is founding Co-Director of the current Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center. He has published extensively in the fields of mental health, geriatrics, and religion, with close to 350 scientific peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and nearly 40 books in print or in preparation. His research on religion, health and ethical issues in medicine has been featured on over 50 national and international TV news programs, over 100 national or international radio programs, and hundreds of national and international newspapers or magazines.
CPX interviewed Dr Koenig about the effects of religious belief on physical and mental health.