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Oxford textbook of spirituality in healthcare

Author: Mark Cobb; Christina M Puchalski; Bruce D Rumbold
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Oxford textbooks in public health
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Spirituality and healthcare is an emerging field of research. Healthcare organisations and practitioners are therefore challenged to understand and address spirituality, to develop their knowledge and implement effective policy. This reference text on the subject provides a comprehensive overview of key topics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Cobb; Christina M Puchalski; Bruce D Rumbold
ISBN: 9780199571390 0199571392
OCLC Number: 828891725
Description: xvi, 501 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Forward ; Preface ; I Traditions ; 1. Medicine and Religion: A historical perspective ; 2. Buddhism: Perspectives for the contemporary world ; 3. Chinese Religion: Taoism ; 4. Christianity ; 5. Feminist Spirituality ; 6. Indian Religion and the Ayurvedic Tradition ; 7. . The Western Humanist Tradition ; 8. Indigenous Spiritualties ; 9. Islam ; 10. Judaism ; 11. 'New Age' Spirituality ; 12. Philosophy ; 13. Secularism ; 14. Sikhism ; II Concepts ; 15. Healthcare spirituality: A question of knowledge ; 16. Personhood ; 17. Belief ; 18. Hope ; 19. Meaning Making ; 20. Compassion: Luxury or Necessity? ; 21. Dignity: A Novel Path into the Spiritual Landscape of the Human Heart ; 22. Cure and Healing ; 23. Suffering ; 24. Ritual ; 25. Culture and Religion ; III Practice ; 26. Models of Spiritual Care ; 27. Healthcare Chaplaincy ; 28. Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine ; 29. Restorative Medicine ; 30. Nursing ; 31. Faith Community (Parish) Nursing ; 32. Psychiatry and Mental Health Treatment ; 33. Social Work ; 34. Care of Children ; 35. Care of elderly people ; 36. Palliative Care ; 37. Spirituality and the arts: Discovering what really matters ; 38. Care of the Soul ; 39. Counselling ; 40. Dignity Conserving Care ; 41. Pastoral Theology in healthcare settings: Blessed irritant for holistic human care ; 42. Next Steps for spiritual assessment in healthcare ; IV Research ; 43. Methodology ; 44. Measures ; 45. On the links between religion and health: What has empirical research taught us? ; 46. Quality of Life ; 47. Cognitive Sciences: A perspective on spirituality and religious experience ; 48. Spiritual Well-Being Scale: Mental and Physical Health Relationships ; 49. Prayer and Meditation ; 50. Resiliency and Coping ; 51. Spiritual experience, practice and community ; 52. Policy ; 53. Healthcare Organizations: Corporate spirituality ; 54. Utility and Commissioning of Spiritual Carers ; 55. Social Care ; 56. Curriculum Development, Courses and CPE ; 57. Competences in spiritual care education and training ; 58. Guidance from the Humanities for Professional Formation ; 59. Training and Formation: A case study ; 60. Interdisciplinary teamwork ; 61. Ethical Principles for Spiritual Care ; VI Challenges ; 62. Contemporary Spirituality ; 63. The Future of Religion ; 64. The Future of Spirituality and Healthcare
Series Title: Oxford textbooks in public health
Other Titles: Spirituality in healthcare
Responsibility: edited by Mark Cobb, Christina M. Puchalski and Bruce Rumbold.
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