Religion and health relationships: A review

  title={Religion and health relationships: A review},
  author={Donald G. King Dr. P.H.},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
This review examines various studies showing the relation between religiosity (religious beliefs and/or practices) and health. It also includes church attendance and its relation to drug use. The role of the church in health promotion is discussed, with examples of church intervention model programs. Several attempts have been made to measure religiosity and religious commitment, but as yet little has been done to identify specific dimensions of religion as they relate to health behaviors. Even… CONTINUE READING

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