Psychiatrists are the least religious of all physicians
"Because psychiatrists take care of patients struggling with emotional, personal and relational problems," Curlin said, "the gap between the religiousness
of the average psychiatrist and her average patient may make it difficult for them to connect on a human level."
In 2003, to learn about the contri...
Spirituality Increases as Alcoholics Recover
At the beginning of the study, and again six months later, the researchers assessed 10 different measures of the participants’ spirituality and religiousness
using standard research questionnaires. These included their views of God, religious practices such as prayer or church attendance, forgiveness, spiri...
Doctors Must Consider Spiritual Needs of Their Patients: Study
...m, Harvard Medical School and colleagues of the Dana -Farber Cancer Institute.
As part of an NIH-funded study –Coping With Cancer, they looked at religiousness
and spiritual support in patients with advanced cancer.
This was one of the factors studied in association with well being and quality of life ...
Religious Adults Have a Higher Quality of Life than Their Peers
... New Hampshire.
Based on longitudinal research conducted by Dillon and her collaborator, Paul Wink, professor of psychology at Wellesley College, religiousness
plays a significant role in enhancing the quality of life in old age, even among seniors who are economically well off, and in good physical and menta...
Good behavior, religiousness may be genetic
A new study in Journal of Personality shows that selfless and social behavior is not purely a product of environment, specifically religious environment. After studying the behavior of adult twins, researchers found that, while altruistic behavior and religiousness
tended to appear together, the co...