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WHY RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY MATTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH : evidence, implications.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PU, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Addressing key gaps in previous literature, it reviews evidence from a population health viewpoint, surveying pertinent findings and theories from the perspective of Public Health subfields that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 3319739654 9783319739656
OCLC Number: 1015814910
Contents: 1. Elephant in the Room: Why Spirituality and Religion Matter for Public Health (Doug Oman).- 2. Reviewing Religion/Spirituality Evidence from a Public Health Perspective: Introduction (Doug Oman).- 3. Model of Individual Health Effects from Religion/Spirituality: Supporting Evidence (Doug Oman).- 4. Religious/Spiritual Effects on Physical Morbidity and Mortality (Doug Oman).- 5. Social and Community-Level Factors in Health Effects from Religion/Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 6. Social Identity and Discrimination in Religious/Spiritual Influences on Health (Doug Oman).- 7. Environmental Health Sciences, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 8. Infectious Diseases, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 9. Public Health Nutrition, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 10. Maternal/Child Health, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 11. Health Policy and Management, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 12. Health Education, Promotion, and Intervention: Relevance of Religion and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 13. Mental Health, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 14. Clinical Practice, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman).- 15. Weighing the Evidence: What is Revealed by 100+ Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews of Religion/Spirituality and Health? (Doug Oman).- 16. Questions on Assessing the Evidence Linking Religion/Spirituality to Health (Doug Oman).- 17. Implications for Community Health Practitioners: Framing Religion and Spirituality within a Social Ecological Framework (Rabbi Nancy E. Epstein).- 18. Implications for Public Health Systems and Clinical Practitioners: Strengths of Congregations, Religious Health Assets and Leading Causes of Life (Teresa F. Cutts).- 19. Introduction: What Should Public Health Students Be Taught About Religion and Spirituality? (Doug Oman).- 20. Religion and Public Health at Emory University (Ellen Idler).- 21. The Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard: From Research to Education (Tyler J. VanderWeele).- 22. An Evidence-Based Course at U.C. Berkeley on Religious and Spiritual Factors in Public Health (Doug Oman).- 23. The Boston University Experience: Religion, Ethics, and Public Health (Christina M.A. Gebel).- 24. Faith Matters: "HBHE 710: Religion, Spirituality and Health" at the University of Michigan (Linda M. Chatters).- 25. Incorporating Religion and Spirituality into Teaching and Practice: The Drexel School of Public Health Experience (Rabbi Nancy E. Epstein).- 26. Online Teaching of Public Health and Spirituality at University of Illinios: Chaplains for the Twenty-First Century (Kathryn Lyndes).- 27. International and Global Perspectives on Spirituality, Religion, and Public Health (Liz Grant).- 28. What's Next?: Public Health and Spirituality (Doug Oman).

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