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How Muslim Scholars Understood Mental Illness a Thousand Years Ago | Holistic Healing Series

Has anyone ever uttered these words to you, “A Muslim is not afflicted with depression?” If so, you are not alone. However, this phrase actually contradicts the teachings of our beloved Prophet ﷺ. It’s important to truly understand the factors that influence mental health illnesses in order to begin healing. In this episode, Dr. Rania Awaad discusses how early Muslim scholars understood the complexities of such illnesses.

This series was brought to you in collaboration with the Stanford Muslim Mental Health Lab.

December 18, 2020