Category Archives: Islamic Psychology

Cognitive Development in Islamic Psychology

Cognitive development refers to the process by which a person’s understanding and perception of the world around them changes and evolves over time. In Islamic psychology, the concept of cognitive development is often tied to the idea of tazkiyah, or the purification and cultivation of the soul. This process is seen as essential for spiritual […]


PREVALENCE OF EATING DISORDERS AMONG MUSLIMS  Eating disorders have also been widespread among Muslims. Many Muslim women suffering from eating disorders wear abayas to cover their extra pounds rather than adhering to their genuine value. They misuse clothing to camouflage their eating disorder. Often certain Muslim women adopt wearing a hijab because they cannot abide […]


Denial. Anger. Bargaining. Depression.Elizabeth Kubler-Ross in her book ‘On Dying and Grief’ stated that these are the stages of Grief.Grief is inevitable. So are the feelings of emptiness, sorrow, withdrawal, hopelessness and helplessness. During these difficult trials we Muslims have the comfort of Allah’s words: إِنَّ مَعَ ٱلۡعُسۡرِ يُسۡرٗا ٦ (94:6)‘Certainly, only after difficulty is […]