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, Harold G., Nagy A. Youssef, Rev John P. Oliver, Donna Ames, Kerry Haynes, Fred Volk, and Ellen J. Teng. “Religious Involvement, Anxiety/Depression, and PTSD Symptoms in US Veterans and Active Duty Military.” J Relig Health 57, no. 6 (December 2018): 2325–42. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-018-0692-1.

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30120690
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Koenig, Harold G., Donna Ames, Nagy A. Youssef, John P. Oliver, Fred Volk, Ellen J. Teng, Kerry Haynes, et al. “Screening for Moral Injury: The Moral Injury Symptom Scale - Military Version Short Form.” Mil Med 183, no. 11–12 (November 1, 2018): e659–65. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usy017.

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Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Firouz Valipour, Hassan Reza Alipour, Mojtaba Sepandi, Faten Al Zaben, and Harold G. Koenig. “The effectiveness of a model-based health education intervention to improve ergonomic posture in office computer workers: a randomized controlled trial.” Int Arch Occup Environ Health 91, no. 8 (November 2018): 951–62. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00420-018-1336-1.

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29987442
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Youssef, Nagy A., Elizabeth Lee, Donna Ames, Rev John P. Oliver, Ellen J. Teng, Kerry Haynes, Fred Volk, and Harold G. Koenig. “Interest among veterans in spiritually-oriented therapy for inner conflict/moral injury in the setting of PTSD.” Ann Clin Psychiatry 30, no. 4 (November 2018): 262–70.

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Scholars@Duke

Dalmida, S. G., K. McCoy, H. G. Koenig, A. Miller, M. McDonnell Holstad, T. L. Thomas, D. Clayton-Jones, et al. “Correlates and Predictors of Medication Adherence in Outpatients Living with HIV/AIDS.” Journal of Hiv/Aids and Social Services 17, no. 4 (October 2, 2018): 402–20. https://doi.org/10.1080/15381501.2018.1502709.

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Tulbure, Bogdan Tudor, Gerhard Andersson, Nastasia Sălăgean, Michelle Pearce, and Harold G. Koenig. “Religious versus Conventional Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression.” J Relig Health 57, no. 5 (October 2018): 1634–48. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0503-0.

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29067598
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Saffari, Mohsen, Harold G. Koenig, Keisha N. O’Garo, and Amir H. Pakpour. “Mediating effect of spiritual coping strategies and family stigma stress on caregiving burden and mental health in caregivers of persons with dementia.” Dementia (London), September 11, 2018, 1471301218798082. https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301218798082.

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30205692
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Saffari, Mohsen, Mohammad Kazem Emami Meybodi, Hormoz Sanaeinasab, Ali Karami, Amir H. Pakpour, and Harold G. Koenig. “A theory of planned behavior-based intervention to improve quality of life in patients with knee/hip osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial.” Clin Rheumatol 37, no. 9 (September 2018): 2505–15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-018-4120-4.

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29744608
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Ramakrishnan, Parameshwaran, Andrew Baccari, Uma Ramachandran, Syed Faiz Ahmed, and Harold G. Koenig. “Teachers' and Parents' Perspectives on a Curricular Subject of "Religion and Spirituality" for Indian Schools: A Pilot Study Toward School Mental Health Program.” J Relig Health 57, no. 4 (August 2018): 1330–49. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-017-0474-1.

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28819897
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