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The power of consoling presence - hospice nurses’ lived experience with spiritual and existential care for the dying
BackgroundBeing with dying people is an integral part of nursing, yet many nurses feel unprepared to accompany people through the process of dying, reporting a lack of skills in psychosocial andExpand
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The Relationship between Religious Attendance and Blood Pressure: The Hunt Study, Norway
Objective: Research from the United States shows a possible relationship between religious attendance (RA) and blood pressure (BP). The religious context in the United States differs widely fromExpand
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How older people with incurable cancer experience daily living: A qualitative study from Norway.
OBJECTIVE An increasing number of older people are living with incurable cancer as a chronic disease, requiring palliative care from specialized healthcare for shorter or longer periods of time. TheExpand
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Collaboration between general practitioners and mental health care professionals: a qualitative study
BackgroundCollaboration between general practice and mental health care has been recognised as necessary to provide good quality healthcare services to people with mental health problems. SeveralExpand
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The challenge of consolation: nurses’ experiences with spiritual and existential care for the dying-a phenomenological hermeneutical study
BackgroundA majority of people in Western Europe and the USA die in hospitals. Spiritual and existential care is seen to be an integral component of holistic, compassionate and comprehensiveExpand
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Nurses’ and care workers’ experiences of spiritual needs in residents with dementia in nursing homes: a qualitative study
BackgroundThe aim of the study was to investigate nurses’ and care workers’ experiences of spiritual needs among residents with dementia in nursing homes. Nurses claim to practice holistic nursing.Expand
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Expressive art therapy for psychosis: A multiple case study
Abstract A number of researchers have pointed to the value of art therapy for patients suffering from psychosis. Even so, it still remains unclear how and why art therapy works. This articleExpand
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Older people with incurable cancer: Existential meaning-making from a life-span perspective.
OBJECTIVE An increasing number of older people in Western countries are living with incurable cancer, receiving palliative care from specialized healthcare contexts. The aim of our article was toExpand
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A mobile hospice nurse teaching team’s experience: training care workers in spiritual and existential care for the dying - a qualitative study
BackgroundNursing home and home care nursing staff must increasingly deal with palliative care challenges, due to cost cutting in specialized health care. Research indicates that a significant numberExpand
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“If I Didn't Have My Faith I Would Have Killed Myself!”: Spiritual Coping in Patients Suffering From Schizophrenia
Spirituality, religiousness, and existential thought were qualitatively investigated in six patients suffering from schizophrenia spectrum disorders. The present study is a deepening of a recentlyExpand
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