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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 116 Citations 35,082 345 World Ranking 8 National Ranking 6

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Awards & Achievements

2012 - Oskar Pfister Award, American Psychiatric Association (APA)

1953 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Internal medicine
  • Law
  • Psychiatry

His main research concerns Psychiatry, Spirituality, Mental health, Clinical psychology and Coping. His Psychiatry study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Social support and Disease. His studies deal with areas such as Social psychology, Health care, MEDLINE, Nursing and Psychotherapist as well as Spirituality.

Harold G. Koenig combines subjects such as Optimism, Gerontology, Anxiety, Substance abuse and Happiness with his study of Mental health. His Clinical psychology research integrates issues from Religiosity, Psychological intervention, Affect, Physical health and Prayer. His Coping research incorporates themes from Feeling, Socioeconomic status, Cognition and Depressive symptoms.

His most cited work include:

  • Handbook of Religion and Health (3246 citations)
  • Patterns of positive and negative religious coping with major life stressors. (1558 citations)
  • The many methods of religious coping: Development and initial validation of the RCOPE (1436 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Clinical psychology, Psychiatry, Spirituality, Religiosity and Mental health. His work deals with themes such as Moral injury, Cronbach's alpha and Anxiety, which intersect with Clinical psychology. His Psychiatry research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Social support and Disease.

His research in Spirituality intersects with topics in Social psychology, MEDLINE, Nursing, Public health and Psychotherapist. He has included themes like Psychological intervention, Attendance and Prayer in his Religiosity study. His Depression study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Internal medicine and Physical therapy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Clinical psychology (36.47%)
  • Psychiatry (33.41%)
  • Spirituality (28.03%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Clinical psychology (36.47%)
  • Religiosity (31.09%)
  • Moral injury (6.61%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Clinical psychology, Religiosity, Moral injury, Mental health and Depression. Harold G. Koenig combines subjects such as Psychological intervention, Confirmatory factor analysis, Anxiety, Cronbach's alpha and Discriminant validity with his study of Clinical psychology. His study looks at the relationship between Religiosity and fields such as Demography, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

As a part of the same scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Mental health, focusing on Spirituality and, on occasion, Public health, Health care and Psychotherapist. His Depression study necessitates a more in-depth grasp of Psychiatry. His Psychiatry study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Social support and Health professionals.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Moral Injury Symptom Scale-Military Version (45 citations)
  • The Moral Injury Symptom Scale-Military Version (45 citations)
  • Religion, spirituality and depression in prospective studies: A systematic review (31 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Internal medicine
  • Law
  • Disease

Harold G. Koenig mostly deals with Clinical psychology, Moral injury, Anxiety, Religiosity and Psychological intervention. His studies deal with areas such as Confirmatory factor analysis, Cancer, Cronbach's alpha and Depression as well as Clinical psychology. Anxiety is a subfield of Psychiatry that Harold G. Koenig tackles.

Psychiatry is often connected to Affect in his work. Harold G. Koenig has researched Psychological intervention in several fields, including Health care, Intervention, Mania, Public health and Spirituality. His Mental health research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Case vignette, Curriculum and Prayer.

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Top Publications

Handbook of Religion and Health

Harold George Koenig;Michael E. McCullough;David B. Larson.

5685 Citations

Patterns of positive and negative religious coping with major life stressors.

Kenneth I. Pargament;Bruce W. Smith;Harold G. Koenig;Lisa Perez.
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1998)

2820 Citations

The many methods of religious coping: Development and initial validation of the RCOPE

Kenneth I. Pargament;Harold G. Koenig;Lisa M. Perez.
Journal of Clinical Psychology (2000)

2734 Citations

Religious Involvement and Mortality: A Meta-Analytic Review

Michael E. McCullough;William T. Hoyt;William T. Hoyt;David B. Larson;Harold G. Koenig.
Health Psychology (2000)

1419 Citations

Research on Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health: A Review:

Harold G Koenig.
The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry (2009)

1263 Citations

Religiousness and mental health: a review

Alexander Moreira-Almeida;Francisco Lotufo Neto;Harold G Koenig;Harold G Koenig.
Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria (2006)

1139 Citations

Spirituality and Health: What We Know, What We Need to Know

Linda K. George;David B. Larson;Harold G. Koenig;Michael E. McCullough.
Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology (2000)

1096 Citations

Religion, Spirituality, and Health: The Research and Clinical Implications

Harold G. Koenig.
International Scholarly Research Notices (2012)

1082 Citations

Religious struggle as a predictor of mortality among medically ill elderly patients: a 2-year longitudinal study.

Kenneth I. Pargament;Harold G. Koenig;Nalini Tarakeshwar;June Hahn.
JAMA Internal Medicine (2001)

997 Citations

Religiosity and Remission of Depression in Medically Ill Older Patients

Harold G. Koenig;Linda K. George;Bercedis L. Peterson.
American Journal of Psychiatry (1998)

968 Citations

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