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Presentation: PNI, Health & Spirituality

This presentation by Dr. Bellinger, demonstrates that health and well-being is more than the absence of disease. Thoughts, feelings and spiritual beliefs have great impact on a person's health; the ...

Article: Spiritual Concerns in Pediatrics

Many pediatricians believe that spiritual / religious concerns of patients and their families are important in some clinical situations.  This research, published in The Journal of the Association of ...

Article: Screening the Soul

The purpose of this study was to explore the spiritual concerns of seriously ill patients and the spiritual care practices of primary care physicians. Published in The Journal of Hospice and ...

Article: Taking a Spiritual History

The rationale for assessing the spiritual needs of psychiatric patients is examined in this article by Larry Culliford, published in Advances in Psychiatric Treatment.

Article: Cancer and Writing

By writing about their journey with breast cancer, patients can reduce depressive symptoms. Article from UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Presentation: Stress & Healthcare

This presentation is by Dr. George Slavich of UCLA. Stress has a major effect on the body and contributes to the 6 major diseases, that account for 75% of all medical costs or $2 trillion. ...

Article: Spirituality and Religion in Oncology

Despite the difficulty in clearly defining and measuring spirituality, a growing literature describes its importance in oncology and survivorship. Religious/spiritual beliefs influence patients’ ...