The Importance of Spiritual Approach in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Systematic Review

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/601608
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Title:
The Importance of Spiritual Approach in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Systematic Review
Author(s):
Akar, şerife Zehra; Bebis, Hatice; Cicek, Hatice
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
şerife Zehra Akar, RN, akar@gata.edu.tr; Hatice Bebis; Hatice Cicek, RN
Abstract:
Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Purpose: Spirituality has been known as an important component of holistic patient care and also is a complex and subjective concept that can be applied in health promotion and disease prevention. Spirituality is the core of a human being and is usually conceptualized as a 'higher' experience or a transcendence of oneself. World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board recommendation to add a spiritual dimension to the definition of health, spirituality is now taken into consideration as a component of quality of life. Recognition of the need to care for the whole person is increasing and according to the holistic vision of care, all health care workers, especially nurses, should pay attention to the spiritual dimension of care. Spirituality has been shown to have a potential impact on physical health, be a potential protection factor in preventing diseases progressing in a previously healthy population. The purpose of this study was to identify the extent to which spiritual approach in health promotion and disease prevention were measured in all quantitative and qualitative research articles published in Research in Nursing. Methods: In October 2014, the MED-LINE, SCIENCE DIRECT, and WEB of SCIENCE search engines were screened with the words 'spiritual and health promotion, disease, prevention, nursing' to find studies conducted between 2011 and 2014. According to the criteria, 16 studies were examined and used in this study.' Results: In these studies shown that spiritual was important individual's health promotion behaviors and people with greater religiosity or spirituality have a greater general well-being and disease prevention attitudes.' Conclusion: Spirituality is widely used in individuals for coping negative conditions and promoting health, but nursing are not aware of it. So it is very important to effectively manage improving health behavior and disease prevention. Nurses should consider the spiritual needs of improving the health of individual's behavior.
Keywords:
spiritual and health promotion; prevention; nursing
MeSH:
Health Promotion
CINAHL Headings:
Spirituality; Health�Promotion--Methods
Repository Posting Date:
17-Mar-2016
Date of Publication:
17-Mar-2016 ; 17-Mar-2016
Other Identifiers:
INRC15PST426
Conference Date:
2015
Conference Name:
26th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Description:
Research Congress 2015 Theme: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center.

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dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePosteren
dc.titleThe Importance of Spiritual Approach in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Systematic Reviewen
dc.contributor.authorAkar, şerife Zehraen
dc.contributor.authorBebis, Haticeen
dc.contributor.authorCicek, Haticeen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsşerife Zehra Akar, RN, akar@gata.edu.tr; Hatice Bebis; Hatice Cicek, RNen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/601608-
dc.description.abstractSession presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Purpose: Spirituality has been known as an important component of holistic patient care and also is a complex and subjective concept that can be applied in health promotion and disease prevention. Spirituality is the core of a human being and is usually conceptualized as a 'higher' experience or a transcendence of oneself. World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board recommendation to add a spiritual dimension to the definition of health, spirituality is now taken into consideration as a component of quality of life. Recognition of the need to care for the whole person is increasing and according to the holistic vision of care, all health care workers, especially nurses, should pay attention to the spiritual dimension of care. Spirituality has been shown to have a potential impact on physical health, be a potential protection factor in preventing diseases progressing in a previously healthy population. The purpose of this study was to identify the extent to which spiritual approach in health promotion and disease prevention were measured in all quantitative and qualitative research articles published in Research in Nursing. Methods: In October 2014, the MED-LINE, SCIENCE DIRECT, and WEB of SCIENCE search engines were screened with the words 'spiritual and health promotion, disease, prevention, nursing' to find studies conducted between 2011 and 2014. According to the criteria, 16 studies were examined and used in this study.' Results: In these studies shown that spiritual was important individual's health promotion behaviors and people with greater religiosity or spirituality have a greater general well-being and disease prevention attitudes.' Conclusion: Spirituality is widely used in individuals for coping negative conditions and promoting health, but nursing are not aware of it. So it is very important to effectively manage improving health behavior and disease prevention. Nurses should consider the spiritual needs of improving the health of individual's behavior.en
dc.subjectspiritual and health promotionen
dc.subjectpreventionen
dc.subjectnursingen
dc.subject.meshHealth Promotionen
dc.subject.cinahlSpiritualityen
dc.subject.cinahlHealth�Promotion--Methodsen
dc.date.available2016-03-17T12:50:35Zen
dc.date.issued2016-03-17-
dc.date.issued2016-03-17en
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-17T12:50:35Zen
dc.conference.date2015en
dc.conference.name26th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationSan Juan, Puerto Ricoen
dc.descriptionResearch Congress 2015 Theme: Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. Held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center.en
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