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Working Globally on Muslim Mental Health

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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Farha Abbasi is uniquely positioned to build bridges between MSU and communities in the Muslim world. Abbasi, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has established a growing…

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Does Religion Protect Against Suicide?

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Nigh Hsieh, assistant professor of Sociology, poses near Berkey Hall on Thursday June 15, 2017.

Religious participation is linked to lower suicide rates in many parts of the world, including the United States and Russia, but does not protect against the risk of…

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Religious Rhetoric Not Helpful in Anti-Alcohol Messages

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
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Does including a religious message in a public service announcement warning of the dangers of alcohol use make a difference to the viewer, especially if that person lives…

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Studying the ‘Soundscapes’ of Religion

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Stained Glass Windows at MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel

The Midwest is becoming more religiously diverse, and with that comes new sounds that can shape communities, says a Michigan State University researcher who will use a grant…

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