Religion and Spirituality as Important Components of Mens Health and Wellness: An Analytic Review
American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 06/14/2012
Garfield CF et al. – Men’s health has been receiving increased attention in health care research and practice because of associated negative outcomes and men’s reluctance to seek help. Religion or religiosity, defined as involvement in an organized, structured community focused on moral code, and spirituality, defined as the subjective, mystical, and holistic interpretation of personal beliefs and behaviors, have been associated with positive health outcomes.