Touched by Grace—Spirituality and Health
Lecture no. 19 from the course: Mind-Body Medicine: The New Science of Optimal Health
Taught by Professor Jason M. Satterfield | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses
Look first at statistics on the prevalence of spirituality, and consider how faith can affect wellness through fostering healthy behaviors, social support, and a sense of meaning. Review studies on the health effects of spirituality, encompassing the physiology of meditation and other faith-based practices, and the significant medical benefits of forgiveness.