Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Spirituality and Psychology


Clinicians, Imams, and the Whisperings of Satan

Waswâs al-qahri, which means ‘overwhelming whisperings’ in Arabic, is a complex mental health disorder found in Muslim populations. Waswâs al-qahri is a presentation of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that is not...


Overcoming Pessimism with Faith

In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Grantor of Mercy Given the climate of pessimism and fear that reverberates in modern media and politics, it should come as no surprise that a recent global study conducted by...