Spirituality and Healthcare Research Guide

KC/Wright State and Affiliates Catalog
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Useful SUBJECT HEADINGS for this topic:

  MeSH Subject Headings
Religion
Religion and medicine
Holistic health
Holistic nursing
Spiritualism
 
 
  LC Subject Headings
Health--religious aspects
Holistic nursing
Medical care--religious aspects
Medicine--religious aspects
Nursing--religious aspects
Spiritual healing
Spirituality--health aspects

Useful CALL NUMBERS on this subject:

NLM CALL NUMBERS LC CALL NUMBERS
W60   Medical Ethics BL53   Religion and Psychology
WB880   Mental Healing BL65 .M4   Religion and medicine
WB885   Faith Healing BL115 .M25   Christianity and Medicine
WM61   Partoral Care BT732   Doctrinal theology: Man is health and sickness
WM75   Popular topics in Psychiatry BV4012   Pastoral Psychology and psychiatry
WY86.5   Holistic Nursing BX6193 .W5   Writings of Helen G. White

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  eBook   Testing Prayer: Science and Healing
  R W50 R279 2003   Religious Traditions and Healthcare Decisions
  R WZ 330 R822e 2000   Encyclopedia of Medicine in the Bible and the Talmud

PERIODICAL INDEXES/DATABASES

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Academic Search Complete
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering a wide variety of academic areas of study
 
Alt-Health Watch
Full text articles from 170+ peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, association & consumer newsletters on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care
 
ATLA Religion Database
Index to articles, book reviews, and essays on religion and theology
 
CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health)
Index to over 500 nursing and health publications
 
Electronic Journals Center
Full-text indexing service for over 2000 online scholarly and research journals
 
Arts and Humanities, Science, and Social Science Citation Indexes
Covers over 1100 journals in the arts and humanities, 6,000 major journals in over 150 scientific disciplines and 1,700 scholarly social sciences journals in 50 related disciplines 
 
Health Source (Academic)
Provides access to nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for over 627 journals
 
MEDLINE
International index to journals in medicine
 
Religion and Philosophy Collection
A comprehensive database covering such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy with over 290 full text journals
 
PsychINFO
Provides abstracts and citations to the scholarly literature in the behavioral and mental health sciences
 
Psychology and Behavioral Science
A comprehensive database with more than 510 full text titles covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods
 

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Periodicals available in the KC library

Journal of Christian Nursing
Making the Rounds in Health, Faith, & Ethics (1995-1996)
Second Opinion (incomplete holdings through 1995)
 

Periodicals available through the Electronic Journal Center

Journal of Religion and Health
 

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health
http://www.gwish.org/
"The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish) is a university-based organization working toward a more compassionate system of healthcare."
 
University of Washington School of Medicine: Spirituality and Medicine
http://depts.washington.edu/bioethx/topics/spirit.html
This web site is intended to assist physicians in finding "ways to engage the spiritual beliefs of patients in the healing process, and come to a clearer understanding of ways in which the physician's own belief system can be accounted for in transactions with patients."
 
Duke Center for the Study of Religion, Spirituality and Health
http://www.spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/
"The purpose of the Center is to conduct research on the effects of religion (or spirituality) on physical and mental health. "
 
Spirituality and Health at Medical University of South Carolina
http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/family_medicine/Spirituality_and_Health/
The Spirituality and Health Interest Group at MUSC is a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and students who are interested in encouraging education and research regarding spirituality and health matters.
 
James Gagne, MD: Spirituality and Medicine
http://www.jamesgagne.com/SpiritualOverview.shtml
Dr.Gagne, and internist, presents a personal perspective on spirituality and medicine."
 
Catholic Health East: Ethics Tools
http://www.che.org/ethics/
Provides access to a variety of tools on ethical decision making in health care; includes access to Religious Traditions and Healthcare