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Koenig, Harold G. (Harold George) 1951-

Works: 123 works in 455 publications in 2 languages and 30,424 library holdings
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Most widely held works about Harold G Koenig
Most widely held works by Harold G Koenig
Spirituality in patient care : why, how, when, and what by Harold G Koenig( )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koenig addresses the whys, hows, whens, and whats of patient-centered integration of spirituality into patient care, including details on the health-related sacred traditions for each major religious group. He provides health care professionals with the training necessary to screen patients sensitively and competently for spiritual needs, begin to communicate with patients about these issues, and learn when to refer patients to trained spiritual-care professionals who can competently address spiritual needs. --from publisher description
Parish nursing : stories of service and care by Verna Benner Carson( )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These engaging stories from parish nurses provide an accessible and enjoyable account of parish nursingan emerging ministry of healing that provides a new approach to both healthcare as well as pastoral care. This ministry includes volunteer or paid nurses who attend to the needs of a congregation in a variety of waysfrom home, hospice, or hospital visits to community outreach
Spiritual dimensions of nursing practice by Verna Benner Carson( )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since the first edition of Verna Benner Carson's Spiritual Dimensions of Nursing Practice went out of print, second-hand copies have been highly sought after by practitioners in the field and nursing school faculty who appreciated the comprehensive scope of the seminal work on spirituality and health. In this highly anticipated revised edition, Carson and her co-editor, Harold G. Koenig, have thoroughly revised and updated this classic in the field. The revised edition builds on the foundations laid in the first, providing perspectives on new research in the spiritual dimensions of
Medicine, religion, and health : where science & spirituality meet by Harold G Koenig( )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the scientific basis for integrating spirituality into medicine, Koenig carefully summarizes major trends, controversies, and the latest research from a wide variety of disciplines and provides plausible and compelling theoretical explanations for what has thus far emerged in this relatively young field of study. Medicine, Religion, and Health begins by defining the principal terms and then moves on to a brief history of the role that religion has played in medicine before delving into the current state of research. Koenig devotes several chapters to exploring the outcomes of specific studies in fields such as mental health, cardiovascular disease, and mortality. The book concludes with a review of the clinical applications that can be derived from the research. Koenig also supplies several detailed appendices that will aid readers of all levels looking for further information. --from publisher description
Handbook of religion and mental health by Harold G Koenig( )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook of Religion and Mental Health is a useful resource for mental health professionals, religious professionals, and counselors. The book describes how religious beliefs and practices relate to mental health and influence mental health care. It presents research on the association between religion and personality, coping behavior, anxiety, depression, psychoses, and successes in psychotherapy and includes discussions on specific religions and their perspectives on mental health"--Jacket
In the wake of disaster : religious responses to terrorism & catastrophe by Harold G Koenig( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Koenig whose research on the healing power of faith has been published worldwide, advocates integrating spiritual and mental health into emergency response systems directed at those affected by hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and terrorism. He describes the psychological, social and spiritual resopnses to trauma
Faith and mental health : religious resources for healing by Harold G Koenig( )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Harold Koenig is the brand in the growing field of spirituality and health. His groundbreaking research has been featured on national and international television and radio shows, on the covers of magazines, and in the headlines of newspapers
Spiritual caregiving : healthcare as a ministry by Verna Benner Carson( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<DIV> With today's cumbersome insurance procedures, government regulations, endless paperwork, and concerns about malpractice rates, many health care professionals are asking: "Why am I doing this? Am I making a difference to my patients? Is there a better way-and if so, what is it?" In this book, Carson and Koenig examine the state of the health care system with the goal of providing healthcare professionals and caregivers the inspiration and practical tools to reclaim their sense of purpose. The book begins with an evaluation of the current system from the perspective of the spiritual vision that initially motivated and nourished many caregivers. The authors then pose a vision of a health care system that supports and nurtures the spirituality of patients and their families, of which some elements already exist. An overview is provided on the preparation necessary for health care professionals to offer spiritual care when there are major implications-for people with chronic illnesses, psychiatric issues, devastating injuries, and those preparing for surgery, facing death, and those living with chronic pain. Also explored are ways that health professionals and caregivers can maintain their own spiritual health even as they work to bring about healing, comfort, and solace to others. Woven throughout the book are the personal narratives of physicians, nurses, chaplains, health care educators, community resource workers, administrators, therapists, and psychologists-all from a wide range of religious traditions. Their examples inspire and assist professionals in renewing the spiritual focus of health care. </DIV>
Purpose and power in retirement : new opportunities for meaning and significance by Harold G Koenig( )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid plan for retirement will provide happiness and a seamless transition from one's career. According to Koenig, far from being the end of one's life, retirement should instead be seen cheerfully as that "one-third of life that no longer has the restrictions of the first two."
Handbook of religion and health by Harold G Koenig( Book )

27 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This handbook reviews and discusses the extensive research on the relationships between religion and a variety of mental and physical health outcomes, including depression, anxiety, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, cancer, and immune system dysfunction, along with health destructive behaviors such as smoking, substance abuse, and risky sexual activity. This research review is both critical and comprehensive, encompassing a huge corpus of published and unpublished research conducted between 1900 and 2000. Both positive and negative effects on health throughout the lifespan from childhood to old age are examined and discussed." "Offering the only comprehensive examination of the research in this burgeoning field, this groundbreaking work lays the foundation for research, clinical practice, and collaboration between religious and health professionals in the twenty-first century."--Jacket
The healing connection : the story of a physician's search for the link between faith and science by Harold G Koenig( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name Harold G. Koenig is well known in the fast-growing field of spirituality and health. Founder and director of the widely respected Duke University Center for the Study of Religion/Spirituality and Health, Dr. Koenig is recognized worldwide for his groundbreaking work in medical science and religious faith. In this book - now available in paperback - he shares his remarkable personal story and shows how personal trials became the catalyst for his pioneering research
Faith in the future : healthcare, aging, and the role of religion by Harold G Koenig( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Harold Koenig was recently interviewed by Newsweek (November 10, 2003) about his book Spirituality in Patient Care (Templeton Foundation Press) and his research in the area of religion and health. He has become the international voice on the subjects of spirituality, health, and aging. In this book he is joined by two other experts on aging and human development. They present a compelling look at one of the most serious issues in today's society: health care in America. How will we provide quality healthcare to older adults who will need it during the next thirty to fifty years? Who w
The link between religion and health : psychoneuroimmunology and the faith factor by Harold G Koenig( )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the first to present new medical research establishing a connection between religion and health and to examine the implications for Eastern and Western religious traditions and for society and culture. The distinguished list of contributors examine a series of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) topics that relate to religious faith and behavior. PNI studies the relationships between mental states and the nervous, endocrine, and immune systems. Among the issues it focuses upon are how mental states, in general, and belief states, in particular, affect physical health. The contributors arg
Kindness and joy : expressing the gentle love by Harold G Koenig( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes guidance as well as information and inspiration. There are practical recommendations on how to perform acts of kindness in personal lives and at work, toward friends, colleagues, and family members - even with one's enemies. Suggestions are also offered on ways to encourage others to be kind so they, too, can experience the joy that results
The healing power of faith : science explores medicine's last great frontier by Harold G Koenig( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Trained medical researchers track the influence of religious beliefs and lifestyle on physical and mental health ..."--Jacket
Religion and spirituality in psychiatry by Philippe Huguelet( )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although medicine is practised in a secular setting, religious and spiritual issues have an impact on patient perspectives regarding their health and the management of any disorders that may afflict them. This is especially true in psychiatry, as feelings of spirituality and religiousness are very prevalent among the mentally ill. Clinicians are rarely aware of the importance of religion and understand little of its value as a mediating force for coping with mental illness. This book addresses various issues concerning mental illness in psychiatry: the relation of religious issues to mental health; the tension between a theoretical approach to problems and psychiatric approaches; the importance of addressing these varying approaches in patient care and how to do so; and differing ways to approach Christian, Muslim and Buddhist patients
Spirituality & health research : methods, measurement, statistics, and resources by Harold G Koenig( )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Spirituality and Health Research: Methods, Measurement, Statistics, and Resources, Dr. Harold G. Koenig leads a comprehensive overview of this complex subject. Dr. Koenig is one of the world's leading authorities on the relationship between spirituality and health, and a leading researcher on the topic. As such, he is distinctively qualified to author such a book. This unique source of information on how to conduct research on religion, spirituality, and health includes practical information that goes well beyond what is typically taught in most undergraduate, graduate, or even post-do
Aging and God : spiritual pathways to mental health in midlife and later years by Harold G Koenig( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is religion good for your health? : the effects of religion on physical and mental health by Harold G Koenig( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Religion Good for Your Health? takes you deep into the heart of the ageless debate on the importance of religion and faith to physical and mental health. On the one hand, you will learn about important research findings from cross-sectional, longitudinal, and intervention studies that have demonstrated positive effects of religious belief on both mental and physical health. On the other hand, you will learn how the vast clinical experiences of leading health experts suggest that religion can have negative effects on health. Integral to the book's exploration of the relationship be
Health and well-being in Islamic societies : background, research, and applications by Harold G Koenig( )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sheds light on the relationships between Muslim beliefs and physical, psychological, and social health. Background chapters trace Muslim thought on health and healing as it has evolved over the centuries to the present. The authors provide even-handed comparisons with Christianity as the two traditions approach medical and ethical questions."--Publishers website
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Handbook of religion and mental health
Parish nursing : stories of service and careSpiritual dimensions of nursing practiceMedicine, religion, and health : where science & spirituality meetHandbook of religion and mental healthIn the wake of disaster : religious responses to terrorism & catastropheFaith and mental health : religious resources for healingSpiritual caregiving : healthcare as a ministryPurpose and power in retirement : new opportunities for meaning and significance
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Harold G. Koenig Amerikaans psychiater

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코에닉, 해럴드 G

コーニック, ハロルド G

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