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

Koenig, H. G., I. C. Siegler, and L. K. George. “Religious And Non-Religious Coping: Impact On Adaptation In Later Life.” Journal of Religion and Aging 5, no. 4 (May 11, 1989): 73–94. https://doi.org/10.1300/J491v05n04_07.

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Koenig, H. G., L. B. Bearon, and R. Dayringer. “Physician perspectives on the role of religion in the physician-older patient relationship.” J Fam Pract 28, no. 4 (April 1989): 441–48.

PMID
2784826
Scholars@Duke

Koenig, H. G., V. Goli, F. Shelp, H. J. Cohen, K. G. Meador, and D. G. Blazer. “Major depression and the NIMH Diagnostic Interview Schedule: validation in medically ill hospitalized patients.” Int J Psychiatry Med 19, no. 2 (1989): 123–32. https://doi.org/10.2190/vfmv-pc2v-a2hq-96yl.

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2681026
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Koenig, H. G., K. G. Meador, H. J. Cohen, and D. G. Blazer. “Depression in elderly hospitalized patients with medical illness.” Arch Intern Med 148, no. 9 (September 1988): 1929–36.

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3415405
Scholars@Duke

Koenig, H. G., K. G. Meador, H. J. Cohen, and D. G. Blazer. “Self-rated depression scales and screening for major depression in the older hospitalized patient with medical illness.” J Am Geriatr Soc 36, no. 8 (August 1988): 699–706. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.1988.tb07171.x.

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3042842
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Koenig, H. G., L. K. George, and I. C. Siegler. “The use of religion and other emotion-regulating coping strategies among older adults.” Gerontologist 28, no. 3 (June 1988): 303–10. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/28.3.303.

PMID
3396911
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