Since the publication of the first edition of Spirituality in Patient Care in 2002, the book has earned a reputation as the authoritative introduction to the subject for health professionals interested in identifying and addressing the spiritual needs of patients.
In this personalized look at Native American spirituality, Ha-Gue-A-Dees-Sas combines his own dramatic experiences with the words of tribal elders in a historical look at Native American practices. Hughes relates his adventures with healing, sweat lodges, a vision quest, and finding his totem animal.
The spiritual factors associated with healing are increasingly being acknowledged by modern medicine. Our definition of what constitutes health has expanded beyond the purely medical, yet the delivery of modern medicine to the patient often fails to take this into account. Doctors, anthropologists, psychologists and sociologists have all written on the subject, but thus far the literature has been fragmented between the disciplines. David Aldridge presents the first unified approach to the subject.
This exploration of what it means to be healthy from a physical, mental, and spiritual standpoint discusses Western humanism, Japanese Buddhism, and modern science from three divergent, yet expert, perspectives.
Discover how physical, mental, and spiritual health can be enhanced by faith. A physician, well-known for praying with his patients, and an award-winning professor of theology share their insights on how religious faith can provide help in the healing processes of today's health care ministry.
Working toward a more compassionate system of healthcare by restoring the heart and humanity of medicine through research, education and policy work focused on bringing increased attention to the spiritual needs of patients, families and healthcare professionals.
Full-time chaplains, support staff, chaplain interns and residents, as well as a network of community clergy and lay people from a variety of religious traditions, are available to provide patients and families with spiritual care, sacramental ministries, Advanced Directive consultation and other support services.