Addiction and Islamic based therapy in Malaysia

Nasir, Mohamad and Khairi, Che Mat and Rohayah, Husain and Syed Hadzrullathfi, Syed Omar and Syed Mohd Hafiz, Syed Omar and Rozeeda, Khairi (2017) Addiction and Islamic based therapy in Malaysia. Man in India, 97 (26). pp. 233-239. ISSN 0025-1569

[img] Text
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (279kB)


Addiction is a worldwide problems. It is a multifactorial disease that combining between many aspects such as biology, psychology, and psychosocial problems. So, the ramification of addiction also diverse. Numerous number of research was done in order to overcome this issue. Nowadays, the spirituality is one of the notable aspect for mental health recovery. There are plenty of studies supports that meditative practices from any religions whether Islam meditation such as Salah and Zikr (remembrance of Allah), Hindu meditation known as Transcendental meditation and mindfulness and yoga for Buddhism can enhance person life. Moreover, there are also many studies that show a positive and significant correlation between spirituality and religion as a therapy for drug addiction. One of the Islamic meditative most effective practice that been used on that models is Salah or prayer to Allah. On top of that, the research findings also state that Islamic practice assist in developing a healthy lifestyle for drug addicts. As a conclusion, Islamic spirituality play an important role for the treatments of drug addiction in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Fatin Safura
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2022 07:30
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2022 07:30

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item