Archive for the 'Religion/ Spirituality' Category
To start, this 1993 study by Dr. David Eisenberg, who is now the director of Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies at Harvard University, is considered a landmark in the field of “unconventional medicine.” (more…)
“When people feel that they have a serious need for healing, they are willing to try almost anything,” say researchers at Indiana University Bloomington.
Dr. Elaine Yuen is chaplain in the health care professionals program and research assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
In an editorial published in the American Journal of Medical Quality she states, “Spiritual care is integral to the science and art of healing, and therefore a critical component in the quality of care.”
She distinguishes between religion and spirituality, and (refreshingly) finds commonality as well.