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

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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Tayeb, Haythum, Alaa Khayat, Haneen Milyani, Yousuf Alsawwaf, Faten Alzaben, and Harold G. Koenig. “Supernatural Explanations of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders Among Health Care Professionals at an Academic Tertiary Care Hospital in Saudi Arabia.” The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 206, no. 8 (August 2018): 589–92. https://doi.org/10.1097/nmd.0000000000000838.

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30020211
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Stroppa, André, Fernando A. Colugnati, Harold G. Koenig, and Alexander Moreira-Almeida. “Religiosity, depression, and quality of life in bipolar disorder: a two-year prospective study.” Braz J Psychiatry 40, no. 3 (July 2018): 238–43. https://doi.org/10.1590/1516-4446-2017-2365.

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29451588
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Thomas, Kate H., Justin T. McDaniel, David L. Albright, Kari L. Fletcher, and Harold G. Koenig. “Spiritual Fitness for Military Veterans: A Curriculum Review and Impact Evaluation Using the Duke Religion Index (DUREL).” J Relig Health 57, no. 3 (June 2018): 1168–78. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-018-0597-z.

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29536337
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George Dalmida, Safiya, Kyle R. Kraemer, Stephen Ungvary, Elizabeth Di Valerio, Harold G. Koenig, and Marcia McDonnell Holstad. “The Psychosocial and Clinical Well-Being of Women Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/AIDS.” Nurs Clin North Am 53, no. 2 (June 2018): 203–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2018.01.008.

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29779514
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Ayazi, M., K. T. Johnson, M. M. Merritt, M. R. Di Paolo, C. L. Edwards, H. G. Koenig, G. G. Bennett, K. A. Whitfield, and C. S. Barker. “Religiosity, Education, John Henryism Active Coping, and Cardiovascular Responses to Anger Recall for African American Men.” Journal of Black Psychology 44, no. 4 (May 1, 2018): 295–321. https://doi.org/10.1177/0095798418765859.

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Koenig, Harold G., Nagy A. Youssef, Donna Ames, John P. Oliver, Ellen J. Teng, Kerry Haynes, Zachary D. Erickson, et al. “Moral Injury and Religiosity in US Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms.” J Nerv Ment Dis 206, no. 5 (May 2018): 325–31. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000798.

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29494381
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Youssef, Nagy A., Elizabeth Boswell, Shashana Fiedler, Rebecca Jump, Elizabeth Lee, Mark Yassa, Fazal Khan, et al. “Moral injury, posttraumatic stress disorder, and religious involvement among U.S. veterans.” Annals of Clinical Psychiatry : Official Journal of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists 30, no. 2 (May 2018): 113–21.

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29697712
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