Body and soul is an approach to understand the relationship between the human body and soul in which they are seen as a single integrated unit. It attempts to address the soul–body problem and is in contrast to the traditions of soul–body dualism and dualism.
In the field of alternative medicine, body and soul implies that:
The body, soul, mind, emotions, and spirit are dynamically interrelated. Experience, including physical stress, emotional injury, and pleasures are stored in the body’s cells which in turn affects one’s reactions to stimuli.
The term can be applied across a number of disciplines, including:
* Psychoneuroimmunology, the study of the interaction between psychological processes and the nervous and immune systems of the human body.
* Body and soul (in meditation traditions)
* Namarupa the concept of mind and body in Buddhism.