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Clinician's Guide To Spirituality / Edition 1

Clinician's Guide To Spirituality / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071347174
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/12/2001
Series: Hazelden Chronic Illness Series
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Spirituality and Medicine. Chapter 1. Research Behind Spirituality and Positive Health Outcomes. Chapter 2. Spirituality and the 12 Steps. Chapter 3. Spirituality and Chronic Illness. The 12 Principles of Spirituality. Chapter 4: Principle 1: Honesty. Chapter 5: Principle 2: Hope. Chapter 6: Principle 3: Faith. Chapter 7: Prinicple 4: Courage. Chapter 8: Principle 5: Integrity. Chapter 9: Principle 6: Willingness. Chapter 10: Principle 7: Humility. Chapter 11: Principle 8: Integrity. Chapter 12: Principle 9: Justice. Chapter 13: Principle 10: Perserverance. Chapter 14: Principle 11: Spiritual Awareness. Chapter 15: Principle 12: Service.



As a holistic medical doctor, I view human beings as multidimensional-more than mere physical atoms in a bag of skin that metabolize their way into oblivion. The physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual dimensions are all intertwined. The first three dimensions, connected in psychophysiologic ways as the mind-body connection, allow us to stay within the comfortable realm of science while spirituality is a mysterious dimension that is easier to ionore. Our medical training neglected it because spirituality was viewed as someone else's job: chaplains, counselors social workers.

My premise is that any health problem may provide an opportunity for learning and personal growth. We can find meaning in any form of suffering, any problem that we experience. My intent here is not to present definitive answers but to provide clues and insights to guide you in a more holistic approach to medical care-to show you my approach, not tell you how to do yours. I invite you to take a glimpse into a domain that reflects my personal biases, and I encourage you to take what is useful and forget the rest.

This book is about taking a journey with suffering people. It represents an inclusive, nondenominational approach to consider as you travel inward with your patients. We all have beliefs that impact how we think, feel, behave, and physically function. Exploring these beliefs is part of treating the whole person.
—Copyright 2001 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Used with Permission.

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