SPIRITUALITY AND ITS CONNECTION WITH HEALTH WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF LOGOTHEORY

Patrycja Stawiarska

    The subject of the research is the connection between the meaning of life and health. The question is: wether voluntary service is a base of the volunteer’s meaning of life and if it is connected with his or her health? Two groups have been examined: 51 volunteers , who have been working in hospice and 53 nonvolunteers as a control group. The groups were comparable as far as demographics such as age, sex, education are concerned. The research consisted if two phases. It has been proved that there are differences in the perception of the meaning of life between the groups. Volunteers evaluate their meaning of life as higher than nonvolunteers. It has beend dicovered that there is a positive between correlation between the meaning of life and health resources. On the other hand, negative correaltions between the meaning of life and anxiety, and the meaning of life and physical symptoms have been found.
Autor: Ewelina Soszyńska
Ostatnia aktualizacja: 13.06.2007, godz. 11:36 - Ewelina Soszyńska