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Health Spiritual Med Ethics 2017, 4(4): 2-5 Back to browse issues page
The Role of Doctors and Other Health Personnel in Promotion of the Community's Islamic Spiritual Health
Freidoun Azizi , Akram Heidari
Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Human health includes physical, social, mental and spiritual dimensions and medicine is perfect when all aspects of health are considered. There are several reasons for the need for health personnel familiarity with issues related to spiritual health that some of them are: Finding best responds to the spiritual needs of patients, the use of spiritual care to improve health in four levels of prevention, the correct decision when creating a conflict between the spiritual beliefs of the patient and the diagnostic and therapeutic processes as well as spiritual beliefs of physician with the aforementioned processes. Members of the health team can affect the spiritual health in various forms including the impact on presentation of services environments, attention to client's spiritual health, presentation of spiritual health services and self-care education to patients. The spiritual health issue should be entered into the educational curriculum of medical sciences and its theoretical and practical aspects to be taught properly. Also, spiritual health topics should be included in the continuing education programs of medical practitioners.
Keywords: Spirituality, Health, Health Personnel, Promotion.
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/08/12 | Accepted: 2017/12/17 | Published: 2017/12/17
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Azizi F, Heidari A. The Role of Doctors and Other Health Personnel in Promotion of the Community's Islamic Spiritual Health. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2017; 4 (4) :2-5
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