Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Castro, Laura S., Tracy A. Balboni, Talita C. Lobo, Rita Simone L. Moreira, Harold G. Koenig, John R. Peteet, and Fatima Cintra. “Assessing Religious Commitment in a Multicultural Inpatient Setting: A Psychometric Evaluation of the 10-item Belief into Action Scale.” J Relig Health, March 12, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01223-8.

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33710465
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Warner, Erica T., Blake Victor Kent, Ying Zhang, M Austin Argentieri, Wade C. Rowatt, Kenneth Pargament, Harold G. Koenig, et al. “"The Study on Stress, Spirituality, and Health (SSSH): Psychometric Evaluation and Initial Validation of the SSSH Baseline Spirituality Survey".” Religions (Basel) 12, no. 3 (March 2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12030150.

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34484812
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Mantri, Sneha, Jennifer Mah Lawson, ZhiZhong Wang, and Harold G. Koenig. “Prevalence and Predictors of Moral Injury Symptoms in Health Care Professionals.” J Nerv Ment Dis 209, no. 3 (March 1, 2021): 174–80. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001277.

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33273393
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Kent, Blake Victor, James C. Davidson, Ying Zhang, Kenneth I. Pargament, Tyler J. VanderWeele, Harold Koenig, Lynn G. Underwood, et al. “Religion and Spirituality among American Indian, South Asian, Black, Hispanic/Latina, and White Women in the Study on Stress, Spirituality, and Health.” J Sci Study Relig 60, no. 1 (March 2021): 198–215. https://doi.org/10.1111/jssr.12695.

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34012171
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Rosmarin, David H., Kenneth I. Pargament, and Harold G. Koenig. “Spirituality and mental health: challenges and opportunities.” Lancet Psychiatry 8, no. 2 (February 2021): 92–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30048-1.

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32087772
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Abdala, Gina Andrade, Maria Dyrce Dias Meira, Gabriel Tagliari Rodrigo, Morenilza Bezerra da Conceição Fróes, Matheus Souza Ferreira, Sammila Andrade Abdala, and Harold George Koenig. “Religion, Age, Education, Lifestyle, and Health: Structural Equation Modeling.” J Relig Health 60, no. 1 (February 2021): 517–28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01034-3.

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32409988
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Rammouz, Ismail, Rachid Aalouane, Samira El Fakir, Mohamed El Ghazi, Hanane Bennoudi, Naima Trimasse, Redouane Madaoui, Saïd Boujraf, and Harold G. Koenig. “Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Moroccan Arabic Version of the Muslim Belief into Action (BIAC) Scale.” J Relig Health 60, no. 1 (February 2021): 549–62. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01111-7.

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33140316
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Martins, Helga, Sílvia Caldeira, Tiago Dias Domingues, Margarida Vieira, and Harold G. Koenig. “Validation of the Duke University Religion Index (DUREL) in Portuguese Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy.” J Relig Health, January 7, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01143-z.

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33415599
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