Handbook of Religion and Health

Handbook of Religion and Health

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This book, the first of its kind, reviews and discusses the full range of research on religion and a variety of mental and physical health outcomes. Based on this research, the authors build theoretical models illustrating the various behavioural, psychological, and physiological pathways by which religion might affect health. They also review research that has explored the impact of religious affiliation, belief, and practice one use of health services and compliance with medical treatment. Finally, they discuss the implications of these findings, examine a number of possible clinical applications, and make recommendations for future research in this areashow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 724 pages
  • 170.18 x 259.08 x 53.34mm | 1,474.17g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 14 line illustrations
  • 0195118669
  • 9780195118667
  • 1,657,581

Review quote

"This would be an excellent addition to the library of congregations and their clergy, health educators, youth workers, and professional chaplains."--Anglican Theological Review "This would be an excellent addition to the library of congregations and their clergy, health educators, youth workers, and professional chaplains."--Anglican Theological Review "This would be an excellent addition to the library of congregations and their clergy, health educators, youth workers, and professional chaplains."--Anglican Theological Review "This would be an excellent addition to the library of congregations and their clergy, health educators, youth workers, and professional chaplains."--Anglican Theological Reviewshow more

About Harold G. Koenig

Harold G. Koenig, M.D., is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University. Michael E. McCullough, Ph.D., is Director of Research at the National Institute for Healthcare Research. David B. Larson, M.D., is President of the National Institute for Healthcare Research.show more

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