Link Between Religion and Health by Harold G. Koenig
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Link Between Religion and Health
By Harold G. Koenig

The Link Between Religion and Health

Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

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Link Between Religion and Health by Harold G. Koenig

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This book is the first to present new medical research establishing a connection between religion and health and to examine the implications for Eastern and Western religious traditions and for society and culture. The distinguished list of contributors examine a series of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) topics that relate to religious faith and behavior. PNI studies the relationships between mental states and the nervous, endocrine, and immune systems. Among the issues it focuses upon are how mental states, in general, and belief states, in particular, affect physical health. The contributors argue that religious involvement and belief can affect certain neuroendocrine and immune mechanisms, and that these mechanisms, in turn, positively affect a wide variety of health outcomes, such as susceptibility to cancer and recovery following surgery. This volume is essential reading for those interested in the relationship between religion and health.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195143607
ISBN-10: 0195143604
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Harold G. Koenig

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This book was the first to specifically address the impact of religion and spirituality on mental illness.

Handbook of Religion and Health by Harold G. Koenig Handbook of Religion and Health, Hardback (March 2012)

The Handbook of Religion and Health has become the seminal research text on religion, spirituality, and health, outlining a rational argument for the connection between religion and health. The Second Edition, authored by three physicians, has been completely updated and revised.

Kindness and Joy by Harold G. Koenig Kindness and Joy, Paperback (January 2007)

Demonstrates how kindness leads to life-enriching joy. This book explores the nature of kindness - its relationship to love and generosity, as well as the characteristics that distinguish it from pity. It shows the effects of kindness on the person who is being kind and the recipient of the kindness.

Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Pastoral Counseling by Harold G. Koenig Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Pastoral Counseling, Hardback (November 2006)

Introduces a treatment model based on Quaker ideas and practices that can be used in conjunction with medical and psychological practice for treating manic-depressive illness. This book examines the interplay between religion and psychoanalysis.

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