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Islamic Spirituality and Mental Well-Being – Zuhair Abdul-Rahman – #YaqeenBehindTheScenes

Zohair Abdul-Rahman’s #YaqeenBehindtheScenes for his recent paper on “Islamic Spirituality and Mental Well-Being.” In this video, Zohair discusses the unexplored role of Islamic spirituality in treating mental illness. Read the entire publication here.



Zohair Abdul-Rahman

FELLOW | Dr. Zohair Abdul-Rahman M.D. M.Sc. was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He studied the Islamic sciences under various local teachers, receiving ijazahs in ‘Aqeedah (theology) and Hadith. Currently, he works as a medical doctor in Brisbane, Australia, where he also serves as a volunteer Imam at a number of mosques, delivering khutbahs and lectures for adults and the youth. He has strong research interests in Islamic theology, Islamic spirituality, and mental health. Alongside his Islamic research, he has also published in medical journals and presented at psychiatric conferences.