Spiritual pain: a comparison of findings from survivors and hospice patients.

@article{Mcgrath2003SpiritualPA,
  title={Spiritual pain: a comparison of findings from survivors and hospice patients.},
  author={P Mcgrath},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2003},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={23-33}
}
  • P Mcgrath
  • Published 2003 in The American journal of hospice & palliative care
The article presents comparative research findings on the notion of "spiritual pain." The findings from interviews with hospice patients affirm the previously published, preliminary conceptualization of spiritual pain from interviews with survivors. However, while the survivor findings highlight the potential for spiritual pain associated with life after high-tech curative treatment, the hospice patient data emphasize the protectiveness of the hospice experience for deflecting the possibility… CONTINUE READING

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