THe Islamic School Of Psychology As A Coordinative School

The Islamic School Of Psychology As A Coordinative School
S.A. Hosseini , M.D.



There is no doubt that human beings have only one psychic apparatus. Each school of psychology has studied this psychic apparatus through its own special approach. At present we have numerous schools of psychology having in some respects contradictory points of views. Consequently, we need a criterion school of psychology in order to evaluate and coordinate these schools and to correct their deviations.


It seems that the  Divine school of psychology, which has been organized by the creator of men can and should be considered as the criterion. One can discover the essence of the Divine school of psychology  from  Islamic instructions. Islam introduces psychology as the baseline of all sciences and as the essential key to gain psychic development. Practical criteria of mental health and mental illnesses have been clearly defined in this school. In additon, the Islamic School of psychology has given clear definitions for the Nature of the life factor and its dimensions and essential processes of psyche, namely conscience and passion .



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