Spirituality, Health, and Healing: An Integrative Approach

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Aug 15, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
Spirituality, Health, and Healing: An Integrative Approach offers health care professionals and individual caregivers the guidelines and tools necessary to provide compassionate, spiritual care to their clients and patients. By describing the profound role of spirituality on the body, mind, and spirit, this resource is an essential asset to practitioners eager to enhance their understanding of this important topic. The Second Editon has been completely updated and revised to include new content and current research. New information on integral spirituality, consciousness, the New Thought movement, and Western worldviews has been added along with updated information on healing rituals, sacred healing places on earth, and spiritual care at the end of life. There is also added information on altars, energy, symbols and environmental messages, an added section on designing with the natural world, and a new section on health care design and trends in health care design.
 

Contents

THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSION
1
PROVIDING SPIRITUAL CARE
143
THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSION IN ENDOFLIFE CARE
241
SPIRITUALITY AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
281
INDEX
343
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Caroline Young, MPH, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master of Public Health degree with an emphasis in health promotion. Her extensive public health background includes expertise in research, design, development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation of community health programs. She also has expertise in developing education and health promotion programs for culturally diverse populations, senior populations, and faith communities. Cyndie Koopsen, RN, MBA, HN-BC, is a registered nurse with a certification in public health and holistic nursing and a Master of Business Administration degree. Her professional nursing career has involved caring for clients in many settings and from many walks of life. Cyndie has been involved in nursing leadership and administration, staff development and education, community education, and holistic care. In addition, she has managed large-scale clinical preventive programs and designed, developed, and presented clinical programs for multicultural audiences covering the entire spectrum of health promotion and disease prevention.

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