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Ch 19: Religious & Spiritual Influences on Health

About This Chapter

Review engaging lessons to learn the influence religion and spirituality can have on health. Examine the relationship between spirituality and mental health, the meaning of spiritual health and how religion could aid the healing process.

Religious & Spiritual Influences on Health - Chapter Summary

In recent years, the relationship between religion, spirituality and health has been closely examined in psychology. Use this chapter to learn how experts view the impact of religion and spirituality on a patient's ability to heal. Boost your knowledge of faith-based therapy, spiritual health and the healing process. In no time, you will be able to do the following:

  • Describe advantages of using religious treatments for mental issues
  • Define and discuss how spiritual health is developed
  • Explain the role of religion in the healing process and maintenance of good health

Top instructors have developed quality video and text lessons designed to ease the process of understanding how religion and spirituality influence health. Access the lessons from your computer or mobile devices, and revisit them as often as you'd like. Take short quizzes and a chapter exam to gauge your understanding of spiritual health, the healing process and more. If you have questions about lesson concepts, be sure to submit them to our experts.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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