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Spirit, Science and Health: How the Spiritual Mind Fuels The Body Thomas G. Plante and Carl E. Thoresen (Editors) Table of Contents Preface iv Acknowledgements vii Foreword by Al Bandura ix Overview, Assessment, and Modeling 1. Spirituality, Religion and Health: What's the Deal? 1 Carl E. Thoresen 2. Prayer and Health 13 Kevin S. Masters 3. A Few Good Measures: Assessing Religion and Spirituality in Relation to Health 33 Peter C. Hill, Katie J. Kopp, and Richard A. Bollinger 4. How Does One Learn to be Spiritual? The Neglected Role of Spiritual Modeling in Health 55 Doug Oman and Carl E. Thoresen Meditation 5. Meditation: Exploring the Farther Reaches 76 Shauna L. Shapiro and Roger Walsh 6. The Eight-Point Program of Passage Meditation - Health Effects of A Comprehensive Program 97 Tim Flinders, Doug Oman, and Carol Lee Flinders 7. Mantram or Holy Name Repetition: Health Benefits from a Portable Spiritual Practice 125 Jill E. Bormann and Doug Oman Spirit and Action 8. Compassion and health 152 Amy B. Wachholtz and Michelle Pearce 9. The Calling Protocol: Promoting greater health, joy, and purpose in life 175 Diane E. Dreher and Thomas G. Plante Special Populations 10. Religion/Spirituality and Health in Adolescents 188 Sian Cotton, Daniel Grossoehme, and Joel Tsevat 11. Spirituality and Cancer 210 Allen C. Sherman and Stephanie Simonton 12. Spirituality and HIV/AIDS 235 Heidemarie Kremer and Gail Ironson 13. Spirituality at the End of Life: Issues and Guidelines for Care 259 Kathryn Z. McNichols and David B. Feldman Ethical Issues 14. Spirituality, Religion and Health: Ethical Issues to Consider 279 Thomas G. Plante About the Editors and Contributors 296 Index 300
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Health -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Mind and body.