The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

1001.0: Saturday, November 9, 2002 - 9:50 AM

Abstract #52187

Spirituality: Patient-relevance, systematic reviews, and the role of prevention (TBA)

Tom Smith, ICIHS, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 908, Rockville, MD 20852, 301-984-7162,

This presentation will briefly highlight how frequently and how well researchers consider spiritual and religious factors. It will also highlight how important these factors can be for patients, particularly those with chronic and serious illness, as well as in prevention, presenting prevention research findings concerning spirituality in clinical areas that will iclude: addiction disorders, longevity, and suicide.

Learning Objectives:

  • See global learning objectives for entire CEI. Scheduled for 9

    Presenting author's disclosure statement:
    I do not have any significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.

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