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Why religion and spirituality matter for public health : evidence, implications, and resources / Doug Oman, editor ; foreword by Sandro Galea.

Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018].

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  • Title:
    Why religion and spirituality matter for public health : evidence, implications, and resources / Doug Oman, editor ; foreword by Sandro Galea.
  • Contributor: Doug Oman editor.
  • Subjects: Social sciences; Health -- Religious aspects; Medicine -- Religious aspects; Public health; Religion; Religion and sociology; Religion and education; BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Gaia & Earth Energies; RELIGION / Christianity / General; Health -- Religious aspects; Medicine -- Religious aspects; Public health; Religion; Religion -- General; Religion -- Education; Medical -- Public Health; Religious issues & debates; Faith (religious) schools; Public health & preventive medicine; Social Science -- Sociology of Religion; Religion & beliefs; Social Sciences; Sociology of Religion; Religion and Health; Religion and Education; Public Health; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 201.661
  • Publication Details: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018].
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: 1. Elephant in the Room: Why Spirituality and Religion Matter for Public Health (Doug Oman) -- 2. Reviewing Religion/Spirituality Evidence from a Public Health Perspective: Introduction (Doug Oman) -- 3. Model of Individual Health Effects from Religion/Spirituality: Supporting Evidence (Doug Oman) -- 4. Religious/Spiritual Effects on Physical Morbidity and Mortality  (Doug Oman) -- 5. Social and Community-Level Factors in Health Effects from Religion/Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 6. Social Identity and Discrimination in Religious/Spiritual Influences on Health (Doug Oman) -- 7. Environmental Health Sciences, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 8. Infectious Diseases, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 9. Public Health Nutrition, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 10. Maternal/Child Health, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 11. Health Policy and Management, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) --
    Contents: 12. Health Education, Promotion, and Intervention: Relevance of Religion and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 13. Mental Health, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 14. Clinical Practice, Religion, and Spirituality (Doug Oman) -- 15. Weighing the Evidence: What is Revealed by 100+ Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews of Religion/Spirituality and Health? (Doug Oman) -- 16. Questions on Assessing the Evidence Linking Religion/Spirituality to Health (Doug Oman) -- 17. Implications for Community Health Practitioners: Framing Religion and Spirituality within a Social Ecological Framework (Rabbi Nancy E. Epstein) -- 18. Implications for Public Health Systems and Clinical Practitioners: Strengths of Congregations, Religious Health Assets and Leading Causes of Life (Teresa F. Cutts) -- 19. Introduction: What Should Public Health Students Be Taught About Religion and Spirituality? (Doug Oman) -- 20. Religion and Public Health at Emory University (Ellen Idler) --
    Contents: 21. The Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard: From Research to Education (Tyler J. VanderWeele) -- 22. An Evidence-Based Course at U.C. Berkeley on Religious and Spiritual Factors in Public Health (Doug Oman) -- 23. The Boston University Experience: Religion, Ethics, and Public Health (Christina M.A. Gebel) -- 24. Faith Matters: “HBHE 710: Religion, Spirituality and Health” at the University of Michigan (Linda M. Chatters) -- 25. Incorporating Religion and Spirituality into Teaching and Practice: The Drexel School of Public Health Experience (Rabbi Nancy E. Epstein) -- 26. Online Teaching of Public Health and Spirituality at University of Illinios: Chaplains for the Twenty-First Century (Kathryn Lyndes) -- 27. International and Global Perspectives on Spirituality, Religion, and Public Health (Liz Grant) -- 28. What’s Next?: Public Health and Spirituality (Doug Oman).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9783319739663 (electronic bk.); ISBN 3319739662 (electronic bk.)
    10.1007/978-3-319-73966-3 doi; BNB GBB8M3713; System number: 019138492
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Religion, spirituality and health: a social scientific approach ; volume 2

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