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Spirit, science, and health [electronic resource] : how the spiritual mind fuels physical wellness / edited by Thomas G. Plante and Carl E. Thoresen ; foreword by Albert Bandura.

Contributor(s): Plante, Thomas G | Thoresen, Carl E | Bandura, Albert, 1925-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 230 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780275995072 (electronic bk.); 0275995070 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Spiritual healing | Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Health -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Mind and body | Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics) | Religion and Medicine | Spirituality | RELIGION -- Sexuality & Gender Studies | Spiritualiteit | Gezondheid | Gebeden | Meditatie | Ethische aspectenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spirit, science, and health.DDC classification: 201/.7621 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Albert Bandura -- preface -- Acknowledgments -- Overview, assessment, and modeling -- Spirituality, religion, and health : what's the deal? / Carl E. Thoresen -- Prayer and health / Kevin S. Masters -- A few good measures : assessing religion and spirituality in relation to health / Peter C. Hill, Katie J. Kopp, Richard A. Bollinger -- How does one learn to be spiritual? : the neglected role of spiritual modeling in health / Doug Oman Carl E. Thoresen -- Meditation -- Meditation : exploring the farther reaches / Shauna L. Shapiro Roger Walsh -- The eight-point program of passage meditation : health effects of a comprehensive program / Tim Flinders, Doug Oman, Carol Lee Flinders -- Mantram or holy name repetition : health benefits from a portable spiritual practice / Jill E. Bormann Doug Oman -- Spirit and action -- Compassion and health / Amy B. Wachholtz Michelle Pearce -- The calling protocol : promoting greater health, joy, and purpose in life / Diane E. Dreher Thomas G. Plante.
Special populations -- Religion/spirituality and health in adolescents / Sian Cotton, Daniel H. Grossoehme, Joel Tsevat -- Spirituality and cancer / Allen C. Sherman Stephanie Simonton -- Spirituality and HIV/AIDS / Heidemarie Kremer Gail Ironson -- Spirituality at the end of life : issues and guidelines for care / Kathryn Z. McNichols David B. Feldman -- Ethical issues -- Spirituality, religion, and health : ethical issues to consider / Thomas G. Plante -- About the editors and contributors -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword / Albert Bandura -- preface -- Acknowledgments -- pt. 1. Overview, assessment, and modeling -- 1. Spirituality, religion, and health : what's the deal? / Carl E. Thoresen -- 2. Prayer and health / Kevin S. Masters -- 3. A few good measures : assessing religion and spirituality in relation to health / Peter C. Hill, Katie J. Kopp, and Richard A. Bollinger -- 4. How does one learn to be spiritual? : the neglected role of spiritual modeling in health / Doug Oman and Carl E. Thoresen -- pt. 2. Meditation -- 5. Meditation : exploring the farther reaches / Shauna L. Shapiro and Roger Walsh -- 6. The eight-point program of passage meditation : health effects of a comprehensive program / Tim Flinders, Doug Oman, and Carol Lee Flinders -- 7. Mantram or holy name repetition : health benefits from a portable spiritual practice / Jill E. Bormann and Doug Oman -- pt. 3. Spirit and action -- 8. Compassion and health / Amy B. Wachholtz and Michelle Pearce -- 9. The calling protocol : promoting greater health, joy, and purpose in life / Diane E. Dreher and Thomas G. Plante.

pt. 4. Special populations -- 10. Religion/spirituality and health in adolescents / Sian Cotton, Daniel H. Grossoehme, and Joel Tsevat -- 11. Spirituality and cancer / Allen C. Sherman and Stephanie Simonton -- 12. Spirituality and HIV/AIDS / Heidemarie Kremer and Gail Ironson -- 13. Spirituality at the end of life : issues and guidelines for care / Kathryn Z. McNichols and David B. Feldman -- pt. 5. Ethical issues -- 14. Spirituality, religion, and health : ethical issues to consider / Thomas G. Plante -- About the editors and contributors -- Index.

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