Medicine and Spirituality

Dr. A. Missagh Ghadirian — Spirituality in Medicine and Health Care


Articles, book chapters and books

Ghadirian, A-M.: Human responses to life stress and suffering. Association for Baha’i Studies, Ottawa, vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 49-62, 1983.

_____________: Alzheimer’s disease: an eclipse before sunset. J. Baha’i Studies, 1:3: 15-23, 1989.

_____________: In Search of Nirvana – A new Perspective on Alcohol an Drugs Dependency. George Ronald, Publisher, Oxford, England, (1985), Second Edition, 1989.

_____________: A Baha’i perspective on drug abuse prevention. Bulletin on Narcotics (United Nations), 43: 35-40, 1991. (Published internationally in six languages)

_____________: Ageing: Challenges and Opportunities, translated and published in China, 1999.

_____________: Substance Abuse – A Baha’i Perspective, Palabra Publications, Riviera, Florida, USA, 2000.

_____________: L’abus des drogues (Penser l’avenir), Publications Baha’i Canada, Quebec City, 2001.

_____________: Alcohol and Drug Abuse – A psychosocial and spiritual approach to prevention, George Ronald Publisher, Oxford, UK, 2007.

_____________: Is spirituality relevant to the practice of medicine? International Journal of Medicine and Law, vol. 27 (No. 2), 2008, pp. 229-239.

_____________: Creative Dimensions of Suffering, Baha’i Publishing, Wilmette, Illinois, USA, 2009.

_____________: Bridging science: culture and ethics in drug abuse prevention, Chinese Journal of Drug Dependence, vol. 18 (4): 260-264, 2009.

_____________: Materialism: Moral and Social Consequences, George Ronald, Publisher, Oxford, UK, 2010.

_____________:  Medicine and the Soul. Blog. In: Science, Medicine and Spirituality. November 2011.

_____________:  Spiritual Dimensions of Whole Person Care. In: Whole Person Care – A New Paradigm for the 21st Century (Tom A. Hutchinson, Ed.), Springer, New York, 2011, pp. 149-160.

_____________:  Creativity and Resilience amidst Adversity. Blog: In: Science, Medicine and Spirituality. November 2012.

_____________: Integrating Science and Spirituality in Prevention of Substance Abuse. In: Handbook of Spirituality – Belief Systems, Social Impact, and Roles in Coping (Cleveland A, et al, Eds) Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2012, pp. 291-301.

_____________:  L’abus de drogue et d’alcool: une démarche psychologique et spirituelle de la prévention, Librairie baha’ie, Paris, France, 2012.

_____________:  Why do Baha’i Babies Go to Prison in Iran. May 20 2013,

_____________:  Steadfastness in the Covenant: Responding to Tests and Tribulations. George Ronald, Oxford, UK, 2014.