Table of contents for Spirit, science, and health : how the spiritual mind fuels physical wellness / [edited by] Thomas G. Plante and Carl E. Thoresen ; foreword by Al Bandura.

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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 
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:

Spiritual healing.
Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Health -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Mind and body.