A randomized, blinded study of the impact of intercessory prayer on spiritual well-being in patients with cancer.

@article{Olver2012ARB,
  title={A randomized, blinded study of the impact of intercessory prayer on spiritual well-being in patients with cancer.},
  author={Ian Olver and Andrew Dutney},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={18-27}
}
CONTEXT Cochrane reviews have analyzed multiple studies on intercessory prayer that treatment teams had added to health interventions; however, the reviewers could draw no conclusions about the efficacy of prayer because the studies showed either positive or no effects and used different endpoints and methodologies. OBJECTIVE The study intended to determine whether researchers could measure the impact of intercessory prayer on spiritual well-being. DESIGN The research team conducted a… CONTINUE READING
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