Changes in spirituality and well-being in a retreat program for cardiac patients.

  title={Changes in spirituality and well-being in a retreat program for cardiac patients.},
  author={James E. Kennedy and Rosemary A Abbott and Beth S Rosenberg},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={64-6, 68-70, 72-3}
CONTEXT Many epidemiological studies indicate that spirituality or religion are positively correlated with health measures, but research is needed on interventions that change spirituality to verify that it actually affects health and to justify suggestions that changes in spiritual practices or beliefs may have health benefits. However, it is not clear that health interventions can influence spirituality or which techniques are effective. OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether participation in a… CONTINUE READING
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