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Jan 01, 2011 · Most of the research published has been done on spirituality and/or Eastern religious practices (e.g., meditation, yoga, relaxation exercises) and health. Other research has looked at Judeo/Christian/Muslim religious practices (in particular, synagogue/church/mosque attendance and/or prayer) and health. Continued on Next Page»Author: Basu-Zharku, Iulia O. Medical Consequences of What Homosexuals Do. . for acts and desires not harmful to anyone.” 3 The American Psychological Association and the American Public Health Association assured the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986 that “no significant data show that engaging in Other Gay Sex Practices. Sadomasochism: As Table 1 indicates.

The religious beliefs of the people result in many health care beliefs and practices which are significantly different based on the persons religion. Only by understanding the religious beliefs of individuals can medical practitioners effectively meet the health care needs of patients of diverse religious beliefs. religious leaders to guide their medical care • Clinicians need to coordinate care with those healers to increase compliance • In NYC, when caring for Orthodox Jewish patients • Integrates cultural beliefs into health care practices – Hot and Cold theory in Hispanic and Asians – Ancestor Worship in Asians.

the most pertinent issues of a patient’s spiritual and religious care. Based on the results of the survey, the project of creating a resource was born. In our search for other similar resources, we came across the booklet Health Care and Religious Beliefs by Loma Linda University Medical Center. As can be seen, each ethnic group brings its own perspectives and values to the health care system, and many health care beliefs and health practices differ from those of the traditional American health care culture. Unfortunately, the expectation of many health care professionals has been that patients will conform to mainstream values.