Deep Doctoring

Deep Doctoring: Spiritual Inquiry in the Doctor-Patient Relationship by Joseph Rotella, M.D., F.A.C.P. Do Patients Welcome Spiritual Inquiry From Doctors? What is a Medical Spiritual Assessment? What Language Can We Use to Describe Spiritual Problems? What is the Doctor’s Role in Spiritual Care? How Can We Train Doctors to Address Spiritual Concerns? A Hospice Story […]

Integrative Health Care: Emerging Approach to the Art of Healing

Integrative Health Care: Emerging Approach to the Art of Healing by Carl L. Middleton, D.Min. Abstract Background Integrative Care and Essential Components Healing vs. Curing Characteristics of Integrative Medicine Integrative Health Care and Catholic Health Initiatives’ Mission and Values Integrative Health Care Model Assumptions Integrative Health Care Goals Core Elements of Integrative Care Integrative Health […]

The Role of Spirituality in Health Care – Puchalski

The Role of Spirituality in Health Careby Christina M. Puchalski, M.D., M.S.Originally published in the¬†Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings(2001) and used with permission. Compassionate Care: Helping Patients Find Meaning in Their Suffering and Addressing Their Spirituality Research on the Role of Spirituality in Health Care Advantages of Becoming Familiar with Patients’ Spirituality Aspects of Spiritual […]