Religiousness, Health, and Depression in Older Adults from a Brazilian Military Setting

  title={Religiousness, Health, and Depression in Older Adults from a Brazilian Military Setting},
  author={Giancarlo Lucchetti and Alessandra Lamas Granero Lucchetti and M{\'a}rio Fernando Prieto Peres and Alexander Moreira-Almeida and Harold G Koenig},
  booktitle={ISRN psychiatry},
This study aims to analyze the association between religious attendance, self-reported religiousness, depression, and several health factors in 170 older adults from a Brazilian outpatient setting. A comprehensive assessment was conducted including sociodemographic characteristics, religious attendance, self-reported religiousness, functional status, depression, pain, hospitalization, and mental status. After adjusting for sociodemographics, (a) higher self-reported religiousness was associated… CONTINUE READING

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