Journals

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Journal of Near-Death Studies

Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care

Omega: Journal of Death and Dying

Recommended Readings

Astrow, A. B., Puchalski, C. M., & Sulmasy, D. P. (2001).  Religion, spirituality, and health care:  Social, ethical, and practical considerations.  The American Journal of Medicine, 110,  283-287.

Barnum, B. S. (1996). Spirituality in nursing: From traditional to new age. New York: Springer Pub.

Berzoff, J., & Silverman, P. R. (Eds.). (2004). Living with Dying: A Handbook for End-of-life Healthcare Practitioners. New York: Columbia University Press.

Bullis, R.K. (2013). Spirituality in social work practice. Washington, DC: Taylor and Francis.

Bush, L. (1993). Health and medicine among the Latter-day Saints. New York: The Crossroad Publishing Company.

Canda, E. R. (1995). Wellness and alternatives to conventional medicine. CF Roundtable. (Winter), 6-7.

Canda, E. R. (2001). Transcending through disability and death: Transpersonal themes in living with cystic fibrosis. (pdf) Social Thought, 20(1/2), 109-134.*

Canda, E. R. (2002). The significance of spirituality for resilient response to chronic illness: A qualitative study of adults with cystic fibrosis. In Dennis Saleebey (Ed.), The strengths perspective in social work practice, third edition (pp. 63-79). New York: Longman.

Canda, E. R. (2006). The significance of spirituality for resilient response to chronic illness: A qualitative study of adults with cystic fibrosis. In Dennis Saleebey (Ed.), The strengths perspective in social work practice, (4th ed.) (pp. 61-76). Boston, MA: Pearson Allyn & Bacon.

Canda, E. R. (2007). Dancing with death. Fall Forest Letter (pdf) – 2007, 27(5), 2-6. (Newsletter of Shantivanam, the Forest of Peace House of Prayer, Easton, KS.) 

Canda, E. R. (2009). Chronic illness and transilience along my spiritual path. In D. Saleebey (Ed.), The strengths perspective in social work practice (5th ed.)(pp. 72-92). Boston, MA: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon.

Canda, E. R. (2009). Foreword. In M. Y. Lee, A. M. Ng, P. P. Y. Leung & C. L. W. Chan (Eds.), Integrative body-mind-spirit social work: An empirically based approach to assessment and treatment (pp. vii-ix). New York: Oxford University Press.

Canda, E. R. (2013). Chronic illness and spiritual transformation. In D. Saleebey (Ed.), The strengths perspective in social work practice, (6th ed.) (pp. 79-96). Boston: Pearson.

Canda, E. R. (2013). Confucianism. In Jeffers, S., Nelson, M., Barnet, V., & Brannigan, M. (Eds.), The essential guide to religious traditions and spirituality for health care providers. London, UK: Radcliffe Publishing.

Canda, E. R., Ketchell, A., Dybicz, P., Pyles, L., Nelson-Becker, H. (2006). Health through faith and community: A study resource for Christian faith communities to promote personal and social well-being. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Pastoral Press.

Chan, K. P. (2014). Prenatal meditation influences infant behaviors (open access journal). Infant Behavior and Development, 37(4), 556–561.

Chan, K. P. (2015). Effects of perinatal meditation on pregnant Chinese women in Hong Kong: A randomized controlled trialJournal of Nursing Education and Practice:
International Peer-reviewed and Open Access Journal for the Nursing Specialists, 5(1).
 

Chirban, J. T., (Ed.). (1991). Health and faith: Medical, psychological, and religious dimensions. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Cole, C. and Murdock, A. (1985). The Congregation as a healing community.  New York, NY: UMC General Board of Global Ministries.

Green, M. and Numrich, P. (2001). Religious perspectives on sexuality: A resource guide. Park Ridge, IL: The Park Ridge Center for the Study of Health, Family, and Ethics.

Greenstreet, W. (2006). Integrating spirituality in health and social carePerspectives and practical approaches. Abingdon, OX: Radcliffe. 

Gwyther, L. P., Altilio, T., Blacker, S., Christ, G., Csikai, E. L., Hooyman, N., et al. (2005). Social work competencies in palliative and end-of-life care. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 1(1), 87-120.

Harakas, S. (1990). Health and medicine in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. Minneapolis, MN: Light and Life Publishing Company.

Hinnells, J. R. and Porter, R. (Eds.). (2011). Religion, health and suffering.  New York, NY: Routledge.

Holifield, E. (1985). Health and medicine in the Methodist tradition: Journey toward wholeness. New York, NY: Crossroad.

Jeffers, S., Nelson, M., Barnet, V., & Brannigan, M. (Eds.), The essential guide to religious traditions and spirituality for health care providers. London, UK: Radcliffe Publishing.


Journal of Health Care ChaplaincyAddresses topics such as Aging; Allied Health; Behavioral Sciences; Counseling; Disability; End of Life and Long Term Care; Health & Society; Health and Social Care; Humanities; Mental Health; Pastoral Counseling; Religion; Religion and Spirituality; Social Work and Social Policy.

Kakar, S. (1989).  Health and medicine in the living traditions of Hinduism. In L.E. Sullivan (Ed.), Healing and Restoring: Health and medicne in the world's religious traditions (pp. 111-126). New York, NY: Macmillan.

Kim, K. M. & Canda, E. R. (2006). A holistic view of health and health promotion in social work for people with disabilities. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 5(2), 49-67.

Kim, K. M. & Canda, E. R. (2007). Supporting the well-being of people with mobility disabilities through social work practice. (pdf) Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 6(4), 31-51.

King, D.E. (2013).  Faith, spirituality and medicine: Toward the making of the healing practitioner.  Binghamton, NY: Routledge.

Kinsley, D. (1996).  Health, healing, and religion: A cross-cultural perspective.  Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice Hall.

Koenig, H. G. (1999). The healing power of faith: Science explores medicine's last great frontier. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Koenig, H. G. & McConnell, M. (2001). The healing power of faith: How belief and prayer can help you triumph over disease.  New York, NY: Touchstone.

Koenig, H. G. (2000). Spirituality in patient care: Why, how, when, and what. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press.

Koenig, H. G., McCullough, M. E., & Carson, V. B. (2012). Handbook of religion and health (2nd ed.). New York, NY : Oxford University Press.

Levin, J. S. (2001). God, faith, and health: Exploring the spirituality-healing connection. New York, NY: Wiley.

Levin, J. S., & Markides, K. S. (1986).  Religious attendance and subjective health.  Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 25(1), 31-40.

Martin, M.E. & Vaux, K.L. (Eds.). (1982). Health, medicine and the faith traditions: an inquiry into religion and medicine, Volume 434.  Philadelphia, PA:  Fortress Press.

Nelson-Becker, H., & Sullivan, M. (2012). Social Care. Oxford textbook of spirituality in healthcare (pp. 409-417). In M. Cobb, C. Puchalski, & B. Rumpold (Eds.). UK. Oxford University Press.

Nelson-Becker, H., Ai, L. A., Hopp, F., McCormick, T. R., Schlueter, J. O., & Camp, J. K. (2013). Spirituality and religion in end-of-life care: The challenge of interfaith and cross-generational matters in changing environments. British Journal of Social Work, 1-16. DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bct110

Numbers, R., & Amudnsen, D. W. (1986).  Caring and curing:  Health and medicine in the Western religious traditions.  Baltimore, MD:  Johns Hopkins University Press.

O'Brien, M. E. (2008). Spirituality in nursing: Standing on holy ground (3rd ed.). Boston: Jones and Barlett Publishers.

Peel, R. (1988). Health and medicine in the Christian Science tradition. New York, NY: The Crossroad Publishing Company.

Poston, D.J. & Turnbull, A.P. (2004). Role of spirituality and religion in family quality of life for families of children with disabilities. (pdf) Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 39(2), 95-108 .

Puchalski, C.M. (2000). Taking a spiritual history allows clinicians to understand patients more fully. Journal of Palliative Medicine 3(1), 129-137.

SAMSHA. (n.d.). Eight dimensions of wellness: A holistic guide to whole-person wellness. (Link to article). Retrieved September 4, 2014. 

Simmons, P. D. (2008). Faith and health: Religion, science, and public policy. Macon, Ga: Mercer University Press.

Smith, D. H. (1986).  Health and medicine in the Anglican tradition: Conscience, community, and compromise.  New York, NY: Crossroads.

Smith, S. (Ed.) (2012). Parish nursing: A handbook for the new millennium. New York, NY: Routledge

Stern, R., Canda, E. R., & Doershuk, C. (1992). Use of non-medical treatment by cystic fibrosis patients. Journal of Adolescent Health, 13, 612-615.

Sullivan, L. (1989).  Healing and restoring: Health and medicine in the world's religious traditions.  New York, NY: Macmillan.

Sweet, L (1994). Health and medicine in the Evangelical tradition: "Not by might nor power". Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International.

Vaux, Kenneth L. (1984).  Health and medicine in the Reformed tradition.  New York, NY:  Crossroad.

Van Hook, M., Hugen, B., Aguilar, M.A. (2001). Spirituality within religious traditions in social work practice. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole.

 


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