Dimensions of Religiousness and Spirituality as Predictors of Well-Being in Advanced Chronic Heart Failure Patients

@article{Park2013DimensionsOR,
  title={Dimensions of Religiousness and Spirituality as Predictors of Well-Being in Advanced Chronic Heart Failure Patients},
  author={Crystal L Park and Siew Eng Lim and Max Newlon and Damodhar P Suresh and Deborah E. Bliss},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={53},
  pages={579-590}
}
We examined relationships between seven dimensions of religion/spirituality (RS) (forgiveness, daily spiritual experiences, belief in afterlife, religious identity, religious support, public practices, and positive RS coping) and three dimensions of well-being (physical, mental, and existential) in a sample of 111 patients with advanced chronic heart failure. Participants completed questionnaires at baseline and 3 months later. Results showed that fairly high levels of RS were reported on all… CONTINUE READING
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