Aging and God: Spiritual Pathways to Mental Health in by William M Clements,Harold G Koenig

By William M Clements,Harold G Koenig

this significant publication examines the connection among faith and psychological health and wellbeing in the course of the lifestyles cycle, with a unique emphasis on later existence. It asserts that profitable getting older is feasible despite actual healthiness or environmental conditions, and that non secular ideals and behaviors might facilitate winning getting older. getting older and God completely examines the consequences of faith and psychological overall healthiness on getting older and offers a centralized source of updated references of analysis within the box. It makes a speciality of fresh findings, theoretical matters, and implications for scientific perform and includes rules for extra study. In getting older and God, you’ll additionally locate details on undertaking layout that may assist you advance furnish purposes and perform studies.

Aging and God is a invaluable booklet for either psychological overall healthiness and spiritual execs. It is helping psychological health and wellbeing experts greater comprehend the religious wishes of older adults and the influence that faith may have on facilitating psychological healthiness. It additionally describes how faith can be used in medical perform and built-in into psychotherapeutic ways to older sufferers. The ebook brings spiritual pros present wisdom of the foremost mental difficulties that older adults face and the way faith can be utilized to assist alleviate those problems.

Full of pertinent info, getting older and God

  • addresses theoretical elements of human improvement, targeting cognitive, ethical, and non secular religion development
  • examines events and issues of specific problem to older folks and appears at how faith can be utilized as a resource
  •  applies learn findings to the matter of assembly the religious and psychological healthiness wishes of elders with continual or acute healthiness problems
  • presents an in-depth examine end-of-life concerns akin to physician-assisted suicide

    Hospital and nursing domestic chaplains will locate this booklet informative and inspiring, as will gerontologists, health center directors, and neighborhood clergy confronted with more and more older congregations. It offers psychological wellbeing and fitness pros new concepts to aid enhance the later years of older adults, and makes a superb textual content for classes on faith, psychological well-being, and getting older. Middle-aged and older adults, in addition to their households, also will locate getting older and God relaxing and encouraging as they try to grapple with the myriad adjustment and coping difficulties linked to aging.

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