Spirit or Fleeting Apparition? Why Spirituality’s Link with Social Support Might Be Incrementally Invalid

@article{SchuurmansStekhoven2013SpiritOF,
  title={Spirit or Fleeting Apparition? Why Spirituality’s Link with Social Support Might Be Incrementally Invalid},
  author={J. Schuurmans-Stekhoven},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={56},
  pages={1248-1262}
}
Previously published path models apparently confirm the belief-as-benefit perspective that spirituality boosts well-being via social support. The broad acceptance of such findings has motivated recommendations that clinical psychologists and psychiatrists routinely assess their patients’ spiritual status. Skeptics retort that past findings are statistically confounded and that numinous beliefs and well-being are unrelated. A multivariate regression analysis testing whether spirituality explains… Expand
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