7 edition of Research on religion and aging found in the catalog.
Research on religion and aging
Harold George Koenig
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||compiled by Harold G. Koenig.|
|Series||Bibliographies and indexes in gerontology,, no. 27|
|LC Classifications||BL65.A46 K64 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 172 p. :|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||94044350|
This important book examines the relationship between religion and mental health throughout the life cycle, with a special emphasis on later life. It asserts that successful aging is possible regardless of physical health or environmental circumstances, and that religious beliefs and behaviors may facilitate successful aging. Aging and God thoroughly examines the effects of . About this journal. Research on Aging (ROA), peer-reviewed and published eight times a year, is an interdisciplinary journal designed to reflect the expanding role of research in the field of social gerontology. For over three decades, scholars, researchers and professionals like yourself have turned to ROA for the latest analyses on the critical issues facing today's elderly population.
This book presents a comprehensive and scientific review of the research during the past fifty years on the relationship between religion and health in later life. It will help professionals gain awareness of the importance of religious and spiritual variables among older people. This is a guide to recent research about religion and ageing, which focuses on the linkage between religion and health outcomes in people over 55 in the United States.
Spirituality and Aging incorporates material from two decades of interviews, observations, study, and reflection to illustrate ways of thinking about and discussing spirituality—what it is, why it is important, and how it influences the experience of aging. This book provides a nuanced view of spirituality and the richness it brings to the. Spirituality and Aging by Robert C. Atchley is different from both of these books in this regard as well as a number of others, and it fits well into this trio of works illustrating the current state of the field of religion, spirituality, and aging. The book continues Atchley’s decades-long contributions to gerontology and in fact can be Cited by: 4.
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