By William M Clements,Harold G Koenig

ISBN-10: 1560244232

ISBN-13: 9781560244233

ISBN-10: 1560244240

ISBN-13: 9781560244240

this significant ebook examines the connection among faith and psychological well-being in the course of the lifestyles cycle, with a distinct emphasis on later existence. It asserts that profitable getting older is feasible despite actual well-being or environmental conditions, and that spiritual ideals and behaviors may well facilitate winning getting older. getting older and God completely examines the consequences of faith and psychological well-being on getting older and offers a centralized source of up to date references of study within the box. It makes a speciality of contemporary findings, theoretical concerns, and implications for scientific perform and includes rules for additional study. In getting older and God, you’ll additionally locate info on venture layout that could assist you strengthen provide purposes and perform studies.

Aging and God is a worthwhile publication for either psychological future health and spiritual pros. It is helping psychological health and wellbeing experts greater comprehend the religious wishes of older adults and the effect that faith may have on facilitating psychological healthiness. It additionally describes how faith can be used in medical perform and built-in into psychotherapeutic ways to older sufferers. The ebook brings spiritual execs present wisdom of the foremost mental difficulties that older adults face and the way faith can be utilized to aid alleviate those problems.

Full of pertinent info, getting older and God

  • addresses theoretical features of human improvement, targeting cognitive, ethical, and non secular religion development
  • examines events and issues of specific trouble to older individuals and appears at how faith can be utilized as a resource
  •  applies study findings to the matter of assembly the religious and psychological health and wellbeing wishes of elders with power or acute healthiness problems
  • offers an in-depth examine end-of-life matters reminiscent of physician-assisted suicide

    Hospital and nursing domestic chaplains will locate this publication informative and inspiring, as will gerontologists, clinic directors, and group clergy confronted with more and more older congregations. It provides psychological overall healthiness pros new options to assist increase the later years of older adults, and makes an exceptional textual content for classes on faith, psychological wellbeing and fitness, and getting older. Middle-aged and older adults, in addition to their households, also will locate getting older and God stress-free and encouraging as they try and grapple with the myriad adjustment and coping difficulties linked to aging.

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