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Author Cox, John L
Title Medicine of the Person : Faith, Science, and Values in Health Care Provision
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006
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Note Cover -- Medicine of the Person: Faith, Science and Values in Health Care Provision -- CONTENTS -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- Chapter 1 Introduction: At the Heart of Healing -- PART 1 - Medicine of the Person: Paul Tournier's Vision -- Chapter 2 The Man and His Message -- Chapter 3 Retaining the Person in Medical Science -- Chapter 4 The Bible and Medical Practice -- Chapter 5 The Value of Values - Do They Go Deep Enough? -- PART 2 - Faith Traditions and Medicine of the Person -- Chapter 6 The Christian Tradition of Spiritual Direction as a Sketch for a Strong Theology of Diversity -- Chapter 7 Personhood in Health Care: Jewish Approaches -- Chapter 8 The Individual Versus the Family: An Islamic and Traditional Societies Perspective -- Chapter 9 Hindu and Ayurvedic Understandings of the Person -- PART 3 - Medicine of the Person in Contemporary Practice -- Chapter 10 Spirituality and Mental Health: Practical Proposals for Action -- Chapter 11 Beyond the Solitude for Two: Justice, Theology and General Practice -- Chapter 12 Spirituality and Care: A Public Health Perspective -- Chapter 13 The Re-Emergence of Home Health Care: A Holistic Response to Aging and Consumer Empowerment -- Chapter 14 Neuroscience and Belief: A Christian Perspective -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX
Informed by the principle of 'medicine of the person', the contributors argue for a medical practice which takes account of spirituality, ethics and theology in keeping with the ideas and beliefs of Paul Tournier, an influential Swiss GP whose thinking has had a substantial impact on routine patient care relevant to national health services
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cox, John L. Medicine of the Person : Faith, Science, and Values in Health Care Provision London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2006 9781843103974
Subject Medical care -- Religious aspects.;Medical care -- Science.;Medical ethics.;Medicine -- Philosophy.;Value
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Alt Author Campbell, Alastair V
Fulford, K. W. M
Atwell, Robert
Bhugra, Dinesh
Campbell, Alastair
Clark, John F
Collaud, Thierry
Conway, Martin
Fryers, Tom
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