[Prayers for patients with internal and cardiological diseases--an applicable therapeutic method?].

Abstract

Previous intercessory prayer studies showed symptom improvement and lower rates of complications in patients who were prayed for, whether it was a direct prayer or a distant intercessory prayer. The effect of intercessory prayer was not observed in cardiology patients during two new multicentre studies (MANTRA, STEP). The STEP study actually showed an… (More)