The spiritual dimension of health: A review
- Spiritual Matters, Earthly Benefits. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2001, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p1
Addresses issues related to the health benefits of religion. Research conducted by scientists from the National Institute for Healthcare Research; How faith affects health; Reaction of medical personnel to such claims.
- You don't have to be religious to reap benefits. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2001, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p5
Refutes the evidence linking religion to a role in health. Claims of Harold G. Koenig, Duke University psychiatrist and religion researcher; Ways to cope with adverse life events.
- The vision of the possible. Foege, William // Second Opinion;Mar90, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p36
Focuses on the responsibility of churches to teach their members about health. Unity of the body and soul; Unity of the people; Education on the overlapping of medicine and religion.
- Faith's benefits. // Christian Century;01/27/99, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p77
Reflects on the health benefits of being religious. Support systems of religious people; How scientists define the value of the faith factor.
- Faith does a body good. // Marriage Partnership;Summer94, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p15
Cites a `Virtue' article about the link between a person's health and his or her participation in religious activities. Tendency of people who do not worship and fellowship regularly to have twice as many health problems as those who do; Church's encouragement of healthy behaviors.
- Wellness--science or faith? // Ardell Wellness Report;Summer98, Issue 50, p5
Questions whether wellness is more akin to science or faith. Analysis of the correlation between science and religion.
- Is wellness a religion? // Ardell Wellness Report;Summer98, Issue 50, p7
Questions the connection of wellness to religion. Purpose of wellness; Definition of religion; Reason wellness could be a religion.
- `Spirituality.' // Ardell Wellness Report;Winter/Spring94, Issue 34, p4
Ponders the place of spirituality in promoting wellness. View that spirituality is rarely addressed in worksite wellness programs due to fear of religious controversy; View that all worksite wellness programs need free discussion about the `spirituality' dimension.
- Meaning of life - a life of meaning. Taylor, Joe // Ardell Wellness Report;Winter/Spring94, Issue 34, p5
States that interest in meaning and purpose questions is increasing in corporate health promotion programs. Project on this topic sponsored by the National Wellness Institute; Comments on Donald Ardell.
- Assessing Spiritual Health via Four Domains of Spiritual Wellbeing: The SH4DI. Fisher, John W.; Francis, Leslie J.; Johnson, Peter // Pastoral Psychology;Nov2000, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p133
This study argues for the assessment of spiritual health in terms of four domains of wellbeing concerned with self, community, environment, and God. This view of spiritual health is supported by data from 311 teachers in the UK. The Spiritual Health in Four Domains Index (SH4DI) developed from...