Table of contents for Spirituality, health, and wholeness : an introductory guide for health care professionals / Siroj Sorajjakool, Henry Lamberton, editors.


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CONTENTS
About the Editors 
Contributors 
Acknowledgments 
Introduction 
PART I: THEORY 
Chapter 1. Toward a Theology of Wholeness: 
A Tentative Model of Whole Person Care 
Richard Rice 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Ministryhealing in the Life of Jesus 
Ministryhealing in Our Lives 
Guided Questions 
Chapter 2. Mind, Body, Spirit: Exploring the Mind, Body, 
and Spirit Connection Through Research on Mirthful 
Laughter 
Lee S. Berk 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Background of the Studies 
Humor and the Neuroendocrine 
and Immune Systems 
Research Findings 
Anticipation of Positive Humor/Mirthful Laughter 
Experiences: A Metaphor for the Spirit of Hope 
Conclusion 
Guided Questions 
Chapter 3. Spirituality and Coping with Trauma 
Brenda Cole 
Ethan Benore 
Kenneth Pargament 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Definitions 
The Spirituality and Coping Connection 
Beyond Stereotypes 
The Two Faces of Spiritual Coping: Negative and Positive 
Assessing Spiritual Integration 
Clinical Implications 
Conclusion 
Guided Questions 
Chapter 4. Faith, Illness, and Meaning 
Siroj Sorajjakool 
Bryn Seyle 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Meaning and Illness 
Faith 
Faith and Illness 
Faith, Transformation, and Cancer Patients 
Spiritual Care 
Conclusion 
Guided Questions 
PART II: PRAXIS 
Chapter 5. Spiritual Care: Basic Principles 
James Greek 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Twelve Suggestions for a Spiritual Visit 
Summary 
Guided Questions
Chapter 6. Spiritual Care of the Dying 
and Bereaved
Carla Gober 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Difficult News 
The Bereavement Process 
Religious, Spiritual, and Cultural Issues 
Follow-Up Care 
The Medical Professional 
Guided Questions 
Chapter 7. Health, Wholeness, and Diversity: 
Intercultural Engagement in Health Care 
Johnny Ramírez-Johnson 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Diversity in America 
Racial Discrimination and the American Health Care 
System 
Case Studies 
Objectives 
A Diverse Vision of Wholeness in Health Care 
Chapter 8. Working With Difficult Patients: 
Spiritual Care Approaches 
Leigh Aveling 
Siroj Sorajjakool 
Regnald Pulliam 
Objectives 
Introduction 
Contexts 
Spirituality and Difficult Patients 
Conclusion 
Guided Questions 
Index




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Medical care Religious aspects, Spirituality