In recent years, many have come to believe that Western medicine
has lost contact with 'holistic' conceptions of health as
encompassing physical, emotional, intellectual, social and
spiritual dimensions. 'Spiritual' may imply religious or
faith-based values or experience, but also non-material factors
such as an appreciation of natural beauty, art, music, moral values
or beliefs from which a person draws meaning and a sense of
transcendence. Equally,... more...