Religious beliefs and practices in family medicine.

  title={Religious beliefs and practices in family medicine.},
  author={Oliver N Oyama and Harold G Koenig},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  volume={7 5},
OBJECTIVES To determine whether the religious beliefs and behaviors of family medicine outpatients differed from those of their physicians and whether patients' religiousness affects their expectations of their physicians regarding religious matters. DESIGN A survey study was performed on a consecutive sample of 380 family medicine clinic outpatients and 31 family medicine faculty and residents in 2 family medicine residency programs. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Outpatients were recruited from an… CONTINUE READING

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