Review of Clinical Medicine and Religious Practice

@article{Stewart2012ReviewOC,
  title={Review of Clinical Medicine and Religious Practice},
  author={William C Stewart and Michelle P. Adams and Jeanette A. Stewart and Lindsay A. Nelson},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={52},
  pages={91-106}
}
The purpose was to evaluate faith-based studies within the medical literature to determine whether there are ways to help physicians understand how religion affects patients’ lives and diseases. We reviewed articles that assessed the influence of religious practices on medicine as a primary or secondary variable in clinical practice. This review evaluated 49 articles and found that religious faith is important to many patients, particularly those with serious disease, and patients depend on it… CONTINUE READING

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