Faculty

Warren Kinghorn

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, General Psychiatry
School of Medicine

Associate Research Professor of Psychiatry and Pastoral and Moral Theology

Divinity School
Divinity School

Associate Professor of the Practice of Pastoral and Moral Theology

Divinity School
Divinity School

Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Duke Science & Society
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407 Chapel Drive, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC 27708

Duke Divinity School, Box 90968, Durham, NC 27708

(919) 660-3584 warren.kinghorn@duke.edu

Medical Professionalism
Religion, Spirituality, and Psychiatry
Philosophy of Psychiatry


Education & Training

M.T.S. 2002

Duke University

M.D. 2003

Harvard University

D.Th. 2011

Duke University

Grants

God & the book of Nature-Fellowship

University of Edinburgh

Innovative practices of health and health care in their Local Communities

Duke Endowment

St. Andrews University Fellowship

Persons with intellectual disabilities in Christian Faith Communities

Caregiving and Flourishing Mental Health

St. Louis University
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Publications

Religion and Caregiving for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: A Qualitative Study of Caregivers Across Four Religious Traditions and Five Global Contexts.

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From obligation to opportunity: future of patient-reported outcome measures at the Veterans Health Administration.

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Health Care as Vocation? Practicing Faithfully in an Age of Disenchantment

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Putting virtues in context: engaging the VIA classification of character strengths in caregiving for orphans and vulnerable children across cultures

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Caring and thriving: An international qualitative study of caregivers of orphaned and vulnerable children and strategies to sustain positive mental health

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Meeting Christian voluntarism on its own terms

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"As one infirm, I approach the balm of life": Psychiatric medication, agency, and freedom in the psychology of St. Thomas Aquinas

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Taking our meds faithfully? Christian engagements with psychiatric medication

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The politics of virtue: An Aristotelian-Thomistic engagement with the VIA classification of character strengths

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Augustine, divine agency, and therapeutic change

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Theology and Medicine

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Spirituality, Religion, and Rational Suicide

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Spirituality, Religion, and Rational Suicide

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“I Am Still With You”: Dementia and the Christian Wayfarer

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"The hope to which he has called you": Medicine in Christian apocalyptic context

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American Christian Engagement With Mental Health and Mental Illness.

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Commentary on Kim: Decision-making capacity and value

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Presence of mind: Thomistic prudence and contemporary mindfulness practices

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Critical response to the psychiatric case studies: A psychiatrist’s perspective.

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Moral engagement, combat trauma, and the lure of psychiatric dualism: why psychiatry is more than a technical discipline.

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Why gerontologists should care about empirical research on religion and health: transdisciplinary perspectives.

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A psychopharmacology course for psychiatry residents utilizing active-learning and residents-as-teachers to develop life-long learning skills.

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Professionalism: etiquette or habitus?

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Conscience as clinical judgment: medical education and the virtue of prudence.

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The biopolitics of defi ning “mental disorder”

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"Hope that is seen is no hope at all:" theological constructions of hope in psychotherapy.

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The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue. Part 4: general conclusion.

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The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue part 2: Issues of conservatism and pragmatism in psychiatric diagnosis.

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The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue part 3: issues of utility and alternative approaches in psychiatric diagnosis.

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The six most essential questions in psychiatric diagnosis: a pluralogue part 1: conceptual and definitional issues in psychiatric diagnosis.

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Combat Trauma and moral fragmentation: A theological account of moral injury

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Healing for All Their Flesh

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Rethinking professionalism in medical education through formation.

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Whose disorder?: a constructive MacIntyrean critique of psychiatric nosology.

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Medical education as moral formation: an Aristotelian account of medical professionalsim.

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Professionalism in modern medicine: does the emperor have any clothes?

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Aripiprazole: pharmacology, efficacy, safety and tolerability.

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Should doctors ever lie on behalf of patients?

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Indecision.

PMID 11645112
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