christianity

Summary

Summary: The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A working theology of prison ministry
    Stephen T Hall
    Indiana Department of Correction, E334 Indiana Governmental Center South, 302 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 58:169-78. 2004
  2. ncbi The use of religious coping during stressful life events: main effects, moderation, and mediation
    A P Tix
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:411-22. 1998
  3. ncbi Associations between diet and cancer, ischemic heart disease, and all-cause mortality in non-Hispanic white California Seventh-day Adventists
    G E Fraser
    Center for Health Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:532S-538S. 1999
  4. pmc Did Christianity lead to schizophrenia? Psychosis, psychology and self reference
    Roland Littlewood
    Departments of Anthropology and Mental Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:397-420. 2013
  5. ncbi The measurement of regional cerebral blood flow during glossolalia: a preliminary SPECT study
    Andrew B Newberg
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatry Res 148:67-71. 2006
  6. ncbi Diet as primordial prevention in Seventh-Day Adventists
    G E Fraser
    Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    Prev Med 29:S18-23. 1999
  7. ncbi Cognitive and contextual factors in the emergence of diverse belief systems: creation versus evolution
    E M Evans
    University of Toledo, Ohio 43606 3390, USA
    Cogn Psychol 42:217-66. 2001
  8. pmc The impact of religious fasting on human health
    John F Trepanowski
    Cardiorespiratory Metabolic Laboratory, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Nutr J 9:57. 2010
  9. pmc Effects of Greek Orthodox Christian Church fasting on serum lipids and obesity
    Katerina O Sarri
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, School of Medicine, P, O Box 1393, Iraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    BMC Public Health 3:16. 2003
  10. ncbi Greek Orthodox fasting rituals: a hidden characteristic of the Mediterranean diet of Crete
    Katerina O Sarri
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, School of Medicine, PO Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Greece
    Br J Nutr 92:277-84. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Medicine and Health Care in Early Christianity
    GARY FERNGREN; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Religion, Aging, and Mexican American Health
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. RELIGION, AGING, AND HEALTH
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Joint Determinants of Bone Density and CVD Calcification
    Braxton Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. The impact of dental education on health disparities
    JOZEF WELIE; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast Cancer
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. Genetic Influences on Coronary Artery Calcification
    Braxton D Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Health Communication with American Indian Elders
    Eva Garroutte; Fiscal Year: 2008
  9. Functional Health CAT in Diabetes
    Carolyn Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications268 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A working theology of prison ministry
    Stephen T Hall
    Indiana Department of Correction, E334 Indiana Governmental Center South, 302 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 58:169-78. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi The use of religious coping during stressful life events: main effects, moderation, and mediation
    A P Tix
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 66:411-22. 1998
    ..Religious coping was related to adjustment beyond the effects of the proposed mediators. Implications of these results for future research and practice are discussed...
  3. ncbi Associations between diet and cancer, ischemic heart disease, and all-cause mortality in non-Hispanic white California Seventh-day Adventists
    G E Fraser
    Center for Health Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Loma Linda University, CA 92350, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:532S-538S. 1999
    ..Thus, among Seventh-day Adventists, vegetarians are healthier than nonvegetarians but this cannot be ascribed only to the absence of meat...
  4. pmc Did Christianity lead to schizophrenia? Psychosis, psychology and self reference
    Roland Littlewood
    Departments of Anthropology and Mental Health, University College London, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 50:397-420. 2013
    ..with a reflexive self-consciousness in Western and globalising societies, a development whose roots lie in Christianity. Every theology also presents a psychology...
  5. ncbi The measurement of regional cerebral blood flow during glossolalia: a preliminary SPECT study
    Andrew B Newberg
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatry Res 148:67-71. 2006
    ..This is the first functional neuroimaging study to demonstrate changes in cerebral activity during glossolalia. The frontal lobes, parietal lobes, and left caudate were most affected...
  6. ncbi Diet as primordial prevention in Seventh-Day Adventists
    G E Fraser
    Loma Linda University, California 92350, USA
    Prev Med 29:S18-23. 1999
    ..The power of incorporating health into a system of religious belief is discussed. Possibly others can also implement such a model to their advantage...
  7. ncbi Cognitive and contextual factors in the emergence of diverse belief systems: creation versus evolution
    E M Evans
    University of Toledo, Ohio 43606 3390, USA
    Cogn Psychol 42:217-66. 2001
    ....
  8. pmc The impact of religious fasting on human health
    John F Trepanowski
    Cardiorespiratory Metabolic Laboratory, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Nutr J 9:57. 2010
    ..This review summarizes the health-specific effects of these fasts and provides suggestions for future research...
  9. pmc Effects of Greek Orthodox Christian Church fasting on serum lipids and obesity
    Katerina O Sarri
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, School of Medicine, P, O Box 1393, Iraklion 71110, Crete, Greece
    BMC Public Health 3:16. 2003
    ..No study to date has focused on the impact of Greek Orthodox Christian fasting on serum lipoproteins and obesity yet...
  10. ncbi Greek Orthodox fasting rituals: a hidden characteristic of the Mediterranean diet of Crete
    Katerina O Sarri
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, School of Medicine, PO Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Greece
    Br J Nutr 92:277-84. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi Does the periodic vegetarianism of Greek Orthodox Christians benefit blood pressure?
    Katerina Sarri
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, School of Medicine, PO Box 2208, Iraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Prev Med 44:341-8. 2007
    ..The Greek Orthodox Christian (GOC) diet is a periodic vegetarian-type diet that shares all the characteristics of the Mediterranean diet. No study to date has investigated its impact on blood pressure (BP)...
  12. ncbi Greek Christian Orthodox Ecclesiastical lifestyle: could it become a pattern of health-related behavior?
    Joannes El Chliaoutakis
    Department of Social Work, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Prev Med 34:428-35. 2002
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  13. ncbi Understanding different religions when caring for diabetes patients
    Veronica Green
    Cromwell Hospital, Cromwell Road, London, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:658-62. 2004
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  14. ncbi Bioethics, theology, and social change
    Lisa Sowle Cahill
    J Relig Ethics 31:363-98. 2003
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  15. ncbi Vocation in theology-based nursing theories
    Mikael Lundmark
    Norrlands University Hospital and Umeå University, Umea, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 14:767-80. 2007
    ..Bradshaw's theory is more complex and explicit in understanding the concept of vocation and is theologically more plausible, although also more confessional...
  16. ncbi Israeli oncology nurses' religiosity, spiritual well-being, and attitudes toward spiritual care: a path analysis
    Catherine F Musgrave
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:321-7. 2004
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  17. ncbi Spirituality, religiosity, and dealing with illness in Arabic and German patients
    Arndt Bussing
    Department of Medical Theory and Complementary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Gerhard Kienle Weg 4, Herdecke 58313, Germany
    Saudi Med J 28:933-42. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of spirituality and religiosity (SpR) in Arabic patients with a Muslim background as compared to patients from Western Germany...
  18. ncbi Life and death disagreements. Interview by Susan A Salladay
    David C Gibbs
    Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, USA
    J Christ Nurs 24:38-40. 2007
  19. ncbi Spirituality and secularization: nursing and the sociology of religion
    John Paley
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:175-86. 2008
    ..Here, I pose the following question: given this increasing secularization, what accounts for the current interest in spirituality among UK nurses?..
  20. ncbi Disposal and preparation of the body: different religious practices
    Bridgit Dimond
    University of Glamorgan
    Br J Nurs 13:547-9. 2004
  21. ncbi Medicine and religion: spiritual dimension of health care
    S Hinohara
    St. Luke's International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Hum Health Care 1:E2. 2001
    ..The hospice movement, started by Cecily Saunders in 1967, strongly encouraged this tendency, and now spiritual care is acquiring much importance in global medicine...
  22. ncbi Gene therapy: restoring health or playing God?
    Dennis M Sullivan
    Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, USA
    J Christ Nurs 24:199-205. 2007
  23. ncbi The moral significance of claims of conscience in healthcare
    Mark R Wicclair
    West Virginia University, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:30-1; discussion W1-2. 2007
  24. ncbi Spiritual care. What's worldview got to do with it?
    Kamalini Kumar
    J Christ Nurs 21:24-8. 2004
  25. ncbi Clash of definitions: controversies about conscience in medicine
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:10-4. 2007
    ..This specification would allow participants to advance a more philosophically and theologically robust conversation about the means and ends of medicine...
  26. ncbi Miracles: a Christian theological overview
    Charles Pinches
    Department of Theology, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510, USA
    South Med J 100:1236-42. 2007
  27. ncbi Self-mutilation: a spiritual endeavor
    Heather Pinks
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 57:447-58. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi Spirituality: the emperor's new clothes?
    Anthony Bash
    Department of Humanities, University of Hull, Hull, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:11-6. 2004
    ..This paper explores the concept of 'spirituality' with reference to the Patients' Charter that stipulates that a person's religious, spiritual and cultural needs should be respected at all times...
  29. ncbi The deChristianization of Christian hospital chaplaincy: some bioethics reflections on professionalization, ecumenization, and secularization
    H Tristram Engelhardt
    Department of Philosophy, Rice University, 6100 South Main St, MS14, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Christ Bioeth 9:139-60. 2003
    ..These changes are exemplar of the profound recasting of the dominant moral culture with wide-ranging implications for bioethics...
  30. ncbi U.K. Clergy and people in mental distress: community and patterns of pastoral care
    Gerard Leavey
    University College London, London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:79-104. 2008
    ..The provision of such care was generally influenced by religious tradition and beliefs, community integrity and mission. Implications of the findings for collaboration with pastoral care are discussed...
  31. ncbi How does spirituality affect physical health? A conceptual review
    Jade Dyer
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Holist Nurs Pract 21:324-8. 2007
    ..This article examines the most persuasive experimental evidence that spiritual beliefs influence physical health and explores the mediating factors that may explain how this connection operates...
  32. ncbi Clergy in crisis: when human power isn't enough
    Stephen Muse
    D A and Elizabeth Turner Ministry Resource Center, Pastoral Institute, Inc, 2022 15th Avenue Columbus, GA 31901, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 61:183-95. 2007
    ..He describes a short-term, multi-counselor, intensive intervention for clergy in crisis and offers two heuristic models designed to facilitate integration of the domains of clinical diagnosis and spiritual discernment...
  33. ncbi The challenge of spiritual care in a multi-faith society experienced as a Christian nurse
    Tonks N Fawcett
    Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:136-42. 2004
    ..However it is argued that we are still far from having a universal agreement as to what is meant by the concept of spirituality...
  34. ncbi Determinants of Oregon hospice chaplains' views on physician-assisted suicide
    Elizabeth R Goy
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
    J Palliat Care 22:83-90. 2006
    ..We explored factors associated with chaplains' views on PAS...
  35. ncbi The mystery of healing
    Judith Allen Shelly
    Nurses Christian Fellowship, USA
    J Christ Nurs 22:6-14; quiz 15. 2005
  36. pmc Death, dying and informatics: misrepresenting religion on MedLine
    Pablo Rodriguez del Pozo
    Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University in Qatar WCMC Q, P, O, Box 24144, Education City, Doha, Qatar
    BMC Med Ethics 6:E6. 2005
    ..To test MedLine's representation of this field, we chose the topic of death and dying in the three major monotheistic religions...
  37. ncbi A ministry of memory: spiritual care for the older adult with dementia
    Sharon Fish Mooney
    Regis University, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Care Manag J 5:183-7. 2004
    ..A spiritual care ministry to older people with dementia can be considered a ministry of memory...
  38. ncbi Life history, sin, and disease
    Ulrich Eibach
    Faculty of Protestant Theology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Christ Bioeth 12:117-31. 2006
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  39. ncbi Bioethics and Christian theology
    Makarios Griniezakis
    Archdiocese of Crete, Greece
    J Relig Health 44:7-11. 2005
    ..Once this is established, the authors then proceed to show the intimate relationship between Christianity and medicine that has existed throughout the ages...
  40. ncbi Sin and disease: an introduction
    Corinna Delkeskamp-Hayes
    International Studies in Philosophy and Medicine, Freigericht, Germany
    Christ Bioeth 12:107-15. 2006
  41. ncbi Religious views vary on organ donation
    Benjamin G Barlow
    Nephrol News Issues 20:37-9. 2006
  42. ncbi Religious stigmata, magnetic fluids and conversion hysteria: one survival of 'vital force' theories in scientific medicine?
    Roland Littlewood
    University College Centre for Medical Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK
    Transcult Psychiatry 42:596-609. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi Spiritual experiences of parents and caregivers who have children with disabilities or special needs
    Susan Speraw
    The University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:213-30. 2006
    ..No parent or caregiver perceived nurses as having an awareness of or interest in spirituality within families of children who have special needs...
  44. ncbi Theological reflections on violence and abuse
    Nancy Eileen Nienhuis
    Student Affairs, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, 14 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 59:109-23. 2005
    ..These recommendations include attempts to emphasize resources within a tradition that may help transform unjust power relations like those in abusive relationships...
  45. ncbi Not well known, used little and needed: Canadian chaplains' experiences of published spiritual assessment tools
    Thomas St James O'Connor
    Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 59:97-107. 2005
    ..Discussion, limitations of the research, and suggestions for education, practice, and future research are offered...
  46. ncbi Sacred practices in highly religious families: Christian, Jewish, Mormon, and Muslim perspectives
    Loren Marks
    School of Human Ecology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Fam Process 43:217-31. 2004
    ..The importance of family clinicians and researchers attending to the influence of religious practice in the lives of highly religious individuals and families is discussed...
  47. ncbi Therapeutic perspectives of human embryonic stem cell research versus the moral status of a human embryo--does one have to be compromised for the other?
    Kristina Hug
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus 9, 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 42:107-14. 2006
    ..Since the sensitivity of the latter issue to a large extent stems from the position of predominant religions in a given society, the positions of the main religions regarding embryo research are also presented...
  48. ncbi [Exhibit in memory of Moses Maimonides. Physician and philosopher between 3 cultures]
    Klaus Brath
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:64. 2004
  49. ncbi Hospice and the politics of spirituality
    Kathleen Garces-Foley
    Department of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies, Marymount University, 2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22207 4299, USA
    Omega (Westport) 53:117-36. 2006
    ..in opposition to one another, with religion negatively associated with the external, authoritarian doctrines of Christianity and spirituality positively associated with the free search for truth, meaning, and authenticity...
  50. ncbi Assisted reproductive practice: religious perspectives
    Joscph G Schenker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
    Reprod Biomed Online 10:310-9. 2005
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  51. ncbi "Anything with two heads is a monster": religious leaders' perspectives on marital equality and domestic violence
    Heidi M Levitt
    University of Memphis, TN, USA
    Violence Against Women 12:1169-90. 2006
    ..Tensions between leaders' desire to salvage marriages and to protect victims are explored...
  52. ncbi Cultural symbolism of fish and the psychotropic properties of omega-3 fatty acids
    L C Reis
    Section on Nutritional Neuroscience, Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH, Rockville, MD, USA
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 75:227-36. 2006
    ..This understanding of the perception of fish as a symbolically healing or purifying food can assist current messages improving public health...
  53. ncbi Clergy dissatisfaction: denominational hierarchy as a salient factor
    Keli Rugenstein
    Samaritan Counseling Center, Scotia, NY 12198, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 59:79-86. 2005
    ..As well, no treatment strategy for those who struggle with these issues has been defined which seems to ignore that this unique population requires unique considerations...
  54. ncbi Use of traditional healers and modern medicine in Ghana
    M M Tabi
    Georgia Southern University, School of Nursing, Georgia 30460, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 53:52-8. 2006
    ..To gain understanding of the use of traditional and modern medicine among the people in Ghana, West Africa...
  55. ncbi Bioethics and Christian theology in Brazil
    Marcio Fabri Dos Anjos
    I Institut Alfonsianum d ethique théologique, Sao Paulo, Bresil
    J Int Bioethique 19:43-53, 194-5. 2008
    ..In this article we try to expose some aspects of this dialog, where theology has a well considered contribution to Brazilian bioethics, at the same time his religious discourse is open to interact with a lay discourse...
  56. ncbi Spirituality in hospice and palliative care
    Steven J Baumrucker
    Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:90-2. 2003
  57. ncbi Doctors and their faiths
    Ka Po Chan
    BMJ 326:S135. 2003
  58. ncbi Religion in bioethics: a rebirth
    Kevin W Wildes
    Philosophy Department, Georgetown University, 37th and O Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Christ Bioeth 8:163-74. 2002
  59. ncbi A theory about the nature of Evil
    Lawrence L LaPierre
    VA Medical and Regional Office Center White River Junction, VT, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 62:99-111. 2008
    ..The author offers a new perspective on the nature of Evil based on an extension of earlier work on a six-factor model of spirituality...
  60. ncbi Nearly everything we wish our non-Jewish supervisors had known about us as Jewish supervisees
    Rabbi Bonita E Taylor
    Jewish Institute for Pastoral Care, HealthCare Chaplaincy, 307 East 60th Street, NYC, NY 10022, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 56:327-38. 2002
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  61. ncbi Disability, spiritual beliefs and the church: the experiences of adults with disabilities and family members
    Linda L Treloar
    Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256, USA
    J Adv Nurs 40:594-603. 2002
    ..Applications are drawn for helping professionals and religious leaders who provide holistic care...
  62. ncbi Developing an adequate "pneumatraumatology": understanding the spiritual impacts of traumatic injury
    Duane R Bidwell
    Pastoral Care and Training Center, Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 56:135-43. 2002
    ..It also suggests possible responses to these impacts informed by narrative/constructionist perspectives and Breggemann's understanding of the dimensions of spiritual transformation in the Hebrew Bible...
  63. ncbi Care of patients who have died
    Natalie Pattison
    Royal Marsden Hospital, London
    Nurs Stand 22:42-8. 2008
    ..This article outlines the steps involved in preparing the patient after death--known as last offices. It addresses legal and non-legal issues, religious considerations, hygiene care and aftercare for the family...
  64. ncbi Religious psychiatry: the Canadian experience
    Marilyn Baetz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, 103 Hospital Drive, Room 111, Ellis Hall, Saskatoon SK, Canada S7N 0W8
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:557-9. 2002
  65. ncbi Faith-to-faith at the bedside: theological and ethical issues in ecumenical clinical chaplaincy
    Brad F Mellon
    Chaplain Services, Frederick Mennonite Community, P O Box 498, Frederick, PA 19435 0498, USA
    Christ Bioeth 9:57-67. 2003
    ..We will discover that those who are involved in clinical pastoral ministry will be called upon to be a comforter, mediator, educator, ethicist, and counselor...
  66. ncbi Caring for children of other faiths
    S E Steen
    Bethel College, Arden Hills, Minnesota, USA
    J Christ Nurs 19:14-21. 2002
  67. ncbi Medicine and the biomedical sciences after God: do right-worshipping Christians know more than others about the content of morality?
    H Tristram Engelhardt
    Department of Philosophy MS 14, Rice University, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005, USA
    Christ Bioeth 8:209-19. 2002
  68. doi Thomism and science education: history informs a modern debate
    Linda C Kondrick
    Department of Physical Science, School of Physical and Life Science, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR 72801, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 48:202-12. 2008
    ..It is older than either Islam or Christianity. The conflict goes back to Plato's Academy in 385 BC where the schools of Idealism and Realism first emerged as ..
  69. ncbi 'We are (not) the master of our body': elderly Jewish women's attitudes towards euthanasia and assisted suicide
    Goedele Baeke
    Faculty of Theology, Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Religion and World View, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Ethn Health 16:259-78. 2011
    In Belgium, dominant ideological traditions--Christianity and non-religious humanism--have the floor in debates on euthanasia and hardly any attention is paid to the practices and attitudes of ethnic and religious minorities, for instance,..
  70. ncbi [Life and medical missionary activities of Esther K. Pak (1877-1910)]
    Bang Weon Lee
    Ewha Womans University, College of Medicine
    Uisahak 16:193-213. 2007
    ..Esther met modern sciences and Christianity at EwhaHaktang, which was founded by those missionaries...
  71. ncbi Religious and cultural influences on contraception
    Amirrtha Srikanthan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen s University, Kingston ON, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 30:129-37. 2008
    ..To elucidate the religious and cultural influences that may affect the acceptance and use of various methods of contraception, including emergency contraception...
  72. ncbi [Establishment and activity of PoKuNyoKwan]
    Bang Weon Lee
    Department of History, Ewha Women s University
    Uisahak 17:37-56. 2008
    ..The institution in the end worked as a spot for spreading Christianity in Korea. As the first women's hospital, PoKuNyoKwan attempted to educate female doctors...
  73. ncbi Abortions in Byzantine times (325-1453 AD)
    E Poulakou-Rebelakou
    International Hippocratic Foundation of Kos, Greece
    Vesalius 2:19-25. 1996
    ..of all kinds of abortions except those permitted for medical reasons, is greatly influenced by the spirit of Christianity. In fact, religion supported the view that the reception of the seed in the uterus and the conception of the ..
  74. ncbi The lived experiences of spiritual suffering and the healing process among Taiwanese patients with terminal cancer
    Chung Ching Chio
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Yung Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 17:735-43. 2008
    ..The purposes of this study were to explore the lived experiences of spiritual suffering and the change mechanism in healing processes among Taiwanese patients with terminal cancer...
  75. ncbi Sensorineural hearing loss in infants with neonatal jaundice in Lagos: a community-based study
    B O Olusanya
    Maternal and Child Health Unit, Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Paediatr 29:119-28. 2009
    ..To establish the incidence and predictors of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in infants with neonatal jaundice (NNJ) in an inner-city setting with predominantly non-hospital births...
  76. ncbi [The origin of informed consent]
    V Mallardi
    Cattedra di Otorinolaringoiatria, Istituto di Odontostomatologia, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:312-27. 2005
    ..b>Christianity was grafted into this consolidated vision of the sacral character of medicine and medical practice, which did ..
  77. ncbi [Basic ethical aspects of living organ donation]
    E Nagel
    Institut für Medizinmanagement und Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universitat Bayreuth
    Chirurg 74:530-5. 2003
    ..Altruistic organ donation, appreciated by Christianity as a sign of charity, is indeed contradictory to the classic maxim of medical ethics "primum nihil nocere, " ..
  78. ncbi Spirituality and attempted suicide among American Indians
    Eva Marie Garroutte
    Department of Sociology, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, 02467, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1571-9. 2003
    ..Data were collected by personal interviews. Commitment to Christianity was assessed using a measure of beliefs...
  79. ncbi "I know he controls cancer": the meanings of religion among Black Caribbean and White British patients with advanced cancer
    Jonathan Koffman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Weston Education Centre, King s College London, London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 67:780-9. 2008
    ..Spirituality was rarely mentioned. Christianity was the only religion referred to...
  80. ncbi [The berserks--what was wrong with them?]
    Jon Geir Høyersten
    Kompetansesenter for sikkerhets, fengsels og rettspsykiatri, Haukeland Universitetssjukehus, Postboks 23, 5812 Bergen
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:3247-50. 2004
    ..ruthless murderers of Scandinavia and Northern Europe, active from before the Viking age until the advent of Christianity. The main source on the phenomenon is the Old Norse literature, mainly the Icelandic sagas with their sober ..
  81. ncbi Religion, infertility and assisted reproductive technology
    Andrew Dutney
    Flinders University, Parkin Wesley College, 34 Lipsett Terrace, Brooklyn Park SA 5032, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 21:169-80. 2007
    ..Throughout the chapter, illustrations are drawn from particular religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism...
  82. ncbi Physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia, and Christian bioethics: moral controversy in Germany
    Arnd T May
    Zentrum fuer Medizinische Ethik Bochum, Ruhr Universitaet Bochum, Gebaeude GA 3 53, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Christ Bioeth 9:273-83. 2003
    ..support for physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, a development that promises to open up foundational disagreements within mainline German Christianity regarding the appropriate approach to intentionally terminating human life.
  83. ncbi Aesthetic surgery and religion: Islamic law perspective
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:1-10. 2008
    ..of any scripture or tradition has been mainly to promote religious and moral values, most religions, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, invariably affect human behavior and attitude deeply, dictating some rigid positions ..
  84. ncbi Psychiatry and Islam
    Saxby Pridmore
    Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:380-5. 2004
    ..To explore psychiatry in Islam, with a view to informing Western psychiatrists working with Islamic patients, and Islamic medical students studying in Western countries...
  85. ncbi The disconnected values (intervention) model for promoting healthy habits in religious institutions
    Mark H Anshel
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, USA
    J Relig Health 49:32-49. 2010
    ..The Sacred Scriptures of Judaism and Christianity, for example, are replete with teachings that extol the virtues of practicing habits that promote good health ..
  86. ncbi Genetic admixture studies on four in situ evolved, two migrant and twenty-one ethnic populations of Tamil Nadu, south India
    G Suhasini
    Department of Genetics, Dr ALM Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Chennai 600 113, India
    J Genet 90:191-202. 2011
    ..two linguistic families (Dravidians and Indo-Europeans) representing four religious groups (Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and Jainism) using 11 mtDNA markers...
  87. ncbi Religion, health beliefs and the use of mental health services by the elderly
    Tze Pin Ng
    Gerontological Research Programme, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Aging Ment Health 15:143-9. 2011
    ..Few studies have investigated whether elderly people of particular religious affiliations were more or less likely to seek treatment for mental illness, and whether it was related to their health beliefs...
  88. ncbi The relation of son preference and religion to induced abortion: the case of South Korea
    Woojin Chung
    Department of International Health and Population, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Biosoc Sci 39:707-19. 2007
    ..society, with particular emphasis on son preference and three distinct religions: Confucianism, Buddhism and Christianity. Using multivariate logistic regression models fitted by the generalized estimating equation (GEE) method, this ..
  89. pmc Bioethics for clinicians: 21. Islamic bioethics
    A S Daar
    College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    CMAJ 164:60-3. 2001
    ..Because Islam shares many foundational values with Judaism and Christianity, the informed Canadian physician will find Islamic bioethics quite familiar...
  90. ncbi Empirically supported religious and spiritual therapies
    Joshua N Hook
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    J Clin Psychol 66:46-72. 2010
    ..Religions represented included Christianity, Islam, Taoism, and Buddhism. Some studies incorporated a generic spirituality...
  91. ncbi Disease of distinction
    Stephan A Schwartz
    The Rhine Research Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451, USA
    Explore (NY) 2:515-9. 2006
    ..American research conducted in the 1960s found that corporate executives, just like their English gentry, or Roman senatorial predecessors, had higher urate concentrations than their blue-collar employees...
  92. ncbi Growth and nutritional status of Khasi boys in Northeast India relating to exogamous marriages and socioeconomic classes
    R Khongsdier
    Department of Anthropology, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong 793 014, India
    Am J Phys Anthropol 122:162-70. 2003
    ..They have their own traditional religion (Niam Khasi), but about 65% of them have converted to Christianity. A few Khasi members have also embraced Islam through matrimonial relationship with immigrant Muslim males...
  93. ncbi Female circumcision
    J M Abu Daia
    Department of Urology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, PO Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 21:921-3. 2000
    It is uncertain when female circumcision was first practiced, but it certainly preceded the founding of both Christianity and Islam...
  94. pmc Clients' reasons for prenatal ultrasonography in Ibadan, South West of Nigeria
    Christopher A Enakpene
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W, 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    BMC Womens Health 9:12. 2009
    ..Prenatal ultrasonography has remained a universal tool but little is known especially from developing countries on clients' reasons for desiring it. Then aim was to determine the reasons why pregnant women will desire a prenatal ultrasound...
  95. ncbi Cultural politics and masculinities: multiple-partners in historical perspective in KwaZulu-Natal
    Mark Hunter
    Department of Geography, University of California at Berkeley, USA
    Cult Health Sex 7:209-23. 2005
    ..Showing how the isoka developed through changing conditions occasioned by capitalism, migrant labor and Christianity, it contends that an important turning point took place from the 1970s when high unemployment threatened ..
  96. ncbi Cultural politics and masculinities: Multiple-partners in historical perspective in KwaZulu-Natal
    Mark Hunter
    Department of Geography, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA
    Cult Health Sex 7:389-403. 2005
    ..Showing how the isoka developed through changing conditions occasioned by capitalism, migrant labour and Christianity, it contends that an important turning point took place from the 1970s when high unemployment threatened ..
  97. ncbi Ethical issues in end-of-life geriatric care: the approach of three monotheistic religions-Judaism, Catholicism, and Islam
    A Mark Clarfield
    Soroka Hospital, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1149-54. 2003
    ..The three Abrahamic monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity (its Catholic variant), and Islam all have carefully considered positions on medical ethics...
  98. ncbi Research ethics: challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
    M Haytham Khayat
    WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
    East Mediterr Health J 12:S13-20. 2006
    ..in the Eastern Mediterranean Region can be found within the 3 major religions of the Region; Judaism, Christianity and Islam...
  99. ncbi [Children born to Hansen's disease patients in Amami-Oshima, Kagoshima, Japan]
    Kazutaka Moriyama
    Expatient of Hansen s Disease, Amami, Kagoshima, Japan
    Nihon Hansenbyo Gakkai Zasshi 78:231-50. 2009
    ..Later it was transferred to Japanese rule. Religions such as Buddhism, Christianity and other religions greatly helped with leprosy patients, and in the Wakoen, it was Catholicism which prevailed...
  100. ncbi Sex, secularism and religious influence in US politics
    Elizabeth Bernstein
    Women s Studies and Sociology, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York
    Third World Q 31:1023-39. 2010
    ..past quarter-century of lobby groups and political action committees identified with conservative evangelical Christianity. The sources of policies that promote gender and sexual inequality in the US are both secular and religious and ..
  101. ncbi A review of maternal deaths at Goroka General Hospital, Papua New Guinea 2005-2008
    Karen Sanga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Goroka General Hospital, EHP Papua New Guinea
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 50:21-4. 2010
    ....

Research Grants31

  1. Medicine and Health Care in Early Christianity
    GARY FERNGREN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] The aim of the proposed investigation is to write a history of medicine and health-care in early Christianity. The first chapter will describe how Christian attitudes to healing developed in a cultural milieu in which ..
  2. Religion, Aging, and Mexican American Health
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To compare and contrast race differences in religiousness as well as race differences in the relationship between religion and health among older Whites, older Blacks, and older Mexican Americans. ..
  3. RELIGION, AGING, AND HEALTH
    Neal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Included among these procedures are individual growth curve models and latent variable structural equation models. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. Joint Determinants of Bone Density and CVD Calcification
    Braxton Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such insights could lead to elucidation of specific genetic pathways that can be exploited in the future for early identification of high-risk individuals, as well as development of new preventive and therapeutic approaches...
  5. The impact of dental education on health disparities
    JOZEF WELIE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In this planning grant, three different patient categories will be examined: 1. Patients with advanced Alzheimer's Disease; 2. Patients of African-American descent; and 3. Recent immigrants. ..
  6. Daughters And MothErS (DAMES) Against Breast Cancer
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will determine the feasibility of a home-based, diet and exercise intervention focused on weight loss in both mothers diagnosed with breast cancer and their overweight adult daughters. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Genetic Influences on Coronary Artery Calcification
    Braxton D Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This will impact substantially on mortality, quality of life, and health care costs for millions of middle-aged and elderly Americans. ..
  8. Health Communication with American Indian Elders
    Eva Garroutte; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Functional Health CAT in Diabetes
    Carolyn Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also provide important information to both guide future clinical trials and identify barriers to effective treatment of depression in these patients. ..
  11. Female Condom Use in South African College Students
    Joanne Mantell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If successful, this brief intervention should be widely replicable in other similar settings. ..
  12. ASIAN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY INSTITUTIONS IN NYC AND HIV
    John Chin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A "grounded theory" approach will be used to analyze the data. ..
  13. Nanomechanics of Acute Leukemia
    Wilbur Lam; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..AFM data obtained with nanometer and nano-Newton resolution will provide new insight into the pathophysiology of leukostasis as well as guide targets for drug discovery and patient therapy. ..
  14. Southwest Youth and the Experience of Psychiatric Treatment
    THOMAS CSORDAS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  15. GENETICS OF BONE DENSITY IN MEXICAN AMERICANS
    Braxton Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Organ Donation in the Black Community: A Focus on Family
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Mediation will be tested through structural equation modeling. ..
  17. MINORITY PRE-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    MARLYN HUDSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ms. Hudson plans to select a specific dissertation topic and develop her research proposal during the second year in the doctoral program. ..
  18. STRENGTH--Survivor TRaining for ENhancinG Total Health
    Wendy Demark Wahnefried; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..If data show promise, further and larger study will be pursued - study which will be focused on testing an optimal intervention and powered on known effect sizes. ..
  19. BARRIERS TO AFRICAN AMERICAN PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH
    Giselle Corbie Smith; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Dr. Claire Sterk will guide the candidate in advanced quantitative methods. Dr. Sherman James will co-chair the advisory council and provide overall guidance on progress of the research and career development plan. (End of Abstract) ..
  20. Impact of False Positive Neonatal Hearing Screening
    David Elkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ultimately, this study aims to improve the long-term well-being and overall quality of life of mothers and their newborn infants. ..
  21. Handheld Computer Diaries to Enhance Alcohol Assessment
    Kimberly Arriola; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  22. ETHNOGRAPHY OF THERAPEUTIC PROCESS IN RELIGIOUS HEALING
    CSORDAS THOMAS; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  23. WAR, FORCED MIGRATION, AND HIV/AIDS RISKS IN ANGOLA
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..To achieve these objectives survey and qualitative data will be collected in two peri-urban municipalities of Luanda--one populated mainly by IDPs and another populated mainly by non-IDPs. ..
  24. Learning About Research in North Carolina (LeARN)
    Giselle Corbie Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such information should enable development of more effective strategies for increasing the potential benefits of genetic variation research, while at the same time reducing the potential risks. ..
  25. Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in Kazakhstan
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed project will constitute a necessary initial step toward a more comprehensive study of sociodemographic adjustments to dramatic societal changes and will therefore lead to a subsequent NIH application. ..
  26. Smokeless Tobacco Use and Cessation in Rural Appalachia
    MARY WEWERS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Multivariate logistic regression analyses will be performed to describe a model of quitter versus continuing user. Oral health status will also be evaluated at 12 months post intervention. ..
  27. NURSE MANAGED TOBACCO CESSATION INTERVENTION
    MARY WEWERS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Comparison of quit rates will be performed by the chi square statistic. Multivariate logistic regression analysis will be performed to describe a model of quitter versus continuing smoker. ..
  28. Religious Organizations and HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The recommendations resulting from the project will be disseminated for possible applications in various parts of Mozambique. ..
  29. Increasing Access to HIV Trials for Rural Minorities
    Giselle Corbie Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In Phase 3 we will conduct a single site, 12 month assessment of the individual enrollment session and mobile unit alone and in combination using a 3 arm experimental design. ..
  30. Men's Migration and Women's HIV/AIDS Risks in Mozambique
    Victor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..They will also provide invaluable information for interventions aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS risks among rural African women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..