Spirituality and health: towards a framework for exploring the relationship between spirituality and health.

@article{Coyle2002SpiritualityAH,
  title={Spirituality and health: towards a framework for exploring the relationship between spirituality and health.},
  author={Joanne Coyle},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={589-97}
}
BACKGROUND A growing body of evidence has found that spirituality enhances health. However, spirituality is an elusive concept that defies clear definition. This inevitably presents difficulties when comparing the findings of studies. Therefore conceptual clarification is essential if practitioners are to better understand the relationship between spirituality and health. AIMS The aim of this paper is to develop a conceptual framework, which can be used to explore the relationship between… CONTINUE READING

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