Navigation Links
Positive Religious Beliefs Might Help In Coping Through Medical Crisis

A new research suggests that religious faith does help people in coping with their stressful medical experiences like a heart surgery.//

The researchers stated that when people go through a stressful medical event their religious beliefs might help or hinder them psychologically. They explained that patients who tend to take solace from their religious faith for support and comfort appear less stressful than those who are spiritually angry or doubtful.

Presenting the findings of the study at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, in new Orleans, yesterday the 10th August, Amy L. Ai of the University of Washington, Seattle, the studies lead author stated that the findings indicate that professionals in the field of health and mental health should be more attentive to faith factors as they could be an encouraging or motivational means for many recovering patients.

The researchers explained that in their study conducted on 309 cardiac patients, they found that positive religious beliefs and resources had given people a sense of hope and social support. They also but cautioned that on the other hand, negative religious thoughts, struggles, doubt, or any resentment against God, might hinder their recovery.

Ai, said, “These pathways appear to be key in understanding how religious coping styles may be helpful or harmful to a person's ability to handle stressful situations.” They researchers explained that they noticed that the apparent social support and hope arising from spiritual beliefs were linked to less post-op depression and anxiety for patients who used ‘positive religious coping styles’ in their everyday lives. Ai said, “Those who perceive more support at this critical moment may feel more hopeful about their recovery.”

'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. The Positive Effects Of A Healthy Lifestyle
2. The Positive Effects Of A Healthy Lifestyle
3. Positive Thinking
4. Ruling On Non Disclosure Of HIV Positive Status Is Not Ethical
5. Controversy Surrounding The HIV Positive Reports Of One-Year Girl In Kerala
6. HIV Positive People Touching 60,000 In UK
7. Russian Miss HIV Positive Says Victims Are Treated Like Prostitutes
8. HIV Positive Men in Singapore Exposed
9. Positive Emotions lead To Life Longevity
10. New Fund Launched To Help HIV Positive Women
11. HIV Positive Girls Face Boycott
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Achieve ... Desert, is opening a new office in San Clemente, California this month. Achieve ... in Southern California, successfully treating individuals struggling with major depression. Depression impacts over ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... – will lecture to primary eye care practitioners on the latest breakthroughs in ... upcoming 13th Semi-Annual Continuing Education Symposium, according to eye surgeon, Jeffrey Martin, MD, ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Wettstein Agencies, a Denver ... business professionals throughout central Colorado, is joining local nonprofit Aurora Warms The Night ... The Night organization is committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and poverty ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Physicians Education Review®, LCC (PER®) ... speaker for the 34th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference®, on March 9-12, 2017 ... Phil Talamo, said, “We are delighted to have Sandra Lee join us as ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Today, FloSports , a ... announced a new agreement as part of a long-term extension of their media partnership. ... the airing of some of the sport’s premier events exclusively on FloWrestling.com as well ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... to their offering. ... The global fluoropolymer market in the healthcare industry to grow ... Global Fluoropolymer Market in the Healthcare Industry 2016-2020, has been ... experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... Jan. 17, 2017 Following an initial ... praised the Food and Drug Administration,s (FDA,s) final ... Drug Products by Pharmacies and Outsourcing Facilities." In ... limitation on pre-packaging -- which would have put ... to long term care (LTC) pharmacies.  ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ReportsnReports.com adds "Anaphylaxis - Pipeline Review, H2 2016" ... Anaphylaxis,s therapeutic pipeline with comprehensive information on the therapeutic development ... assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of ... featured news and press releases. ... Complete report on H2 2016 pipeline ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: