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Spirituality, Religion, and Aging Illuminations for Therapeutic Practice
Faculty Books
  • Holly Nelson-Becker, Loyola University Chicago
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Description
This highly integrative book was written for students, professionals in aging, ministers, and older adults themselves. Readers will gain the knowledge and skills they need to assess, engage, and address the spiritual and religious needs of older persons. Taking a fresh approach that breaks new ground in the field, the author discusses eight major world religions and covers values and ethics, theories, interventions, health and caregiving, depression and anxiety, dementia, and the end of life. Meditations and exercises throughout the book allow readers to expand and explore their personal understanding of spirituality. Referencing the latest research, the book includes assessments and skill-based tools designed to help practitioners enhance the mental health of older people.
ISBN
9781412981361
Publication Date
2-1-2017
Publisher
Sage Publishing
Keywords
  • spirituality,
  • aging
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Citation Information
Holly Nelson-Becker. Spirituality, Religion, and Aging Illuminations for Therapeutic Practice. Thousand Oaks(2017)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/holly_nelson-becker/14/