International Journal of

Depression and AnxietyISSN: 2643-4059

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4059/1710027

The Rise of Anxiety Disorders: Islamic Understanding of Anxiety and Muslim Scholar’s Suggestions to Cope with Distress and Achieve Happiness

Deniz Ecem Şen

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: October 04, 2021

This paper has examined the concept of anxiety, its rise in recent decades, and the relationship between anxiety and religion. To illustrate a unique approach to this emerging problem, we have investigated the Islamic understanding of anxiety and various Muslim scholar’s approach to the term. Since over-thinking and anxiety are universal problems that concern nearly all human beings, this particular subject has been examined by Muslim scholars ranging from Al-Ghazali to Belhî. They tried to s...

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