Obsesif Kompulsif Bozukluğun Dini Kavramlarla İlişkisi ve Manevî/Dini Temelli Tedavi Yaklaşımları: Teorik Bir Bakış


İlahiyat Tetkikleri Dergisi, no.53, pp.331-351, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.29288/ilted.684230
  • Title of Journal : İlahiyat Tetkikleri Dergisi
  • Page Numbers: pp.331-351
  • Keywords: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Religious Obsessions and Compulsions, Vesvese (Scrupulosity), Khawatir, Spiritual/Religious Based Treatment Approaches, SCRUPULOSITY


Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychiatric illness that occurs as a repetitive mental and behavioral response to reduce the annoyance of thoughts, impulses, and images that appear and cause anxiety. One of the subtypes of this disease, classified according to various symptom patterns, is religious obsessions and compulsions. In addition to obsessional thoughts with religious concepts, the relationship between any obsessional thoughts, which prevents worship and dismisses people from Allah and leads to behaviors that can be described as negative, are evaluated in this study. Accordingly, some determinations are made regarding the response of obsessions in religious literature and the way people who suffer from obsessions interpret these thoughts is explained according to the Islamic approach. Along with pharmacological treatment, spiritual/religious based treatment approaches integrated with different therapeutic treatment methods are evaluated and a number of features that are thought to contribute to the treatment are listed in this study.