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


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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.29288/ilted.684230
  • Journal Name: İlahiyat Tetkikleri Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Arab World Research Source, ATLA Religion Database, MLA - Modern Language Association Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.331-351
  • Keywords: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Religious Obsessions and Compulsions, Vesvese (Scrupulosity), Khawatir, Spiritual/Religious Based Treatment Approaches, SCRUPULOSITY
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


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.