The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

1001.0: Saturday, November 9, 2002 - 2:10 PM

Abstract #52194

Religious coping and chronic illness

Harold G. Koenig, MD, MHSc, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Medecine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3400 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, 919-681-6633,

This presentation begins with a short video of a patient and their doctor, and will then discuss the role of religion in coping with chronic medical illness. It will address the prevalence of religious coping and its relationship to deptression, anxiety, and other mental disorders, both in community and in clinical populations, and implications for clinical practice and future research.

Learning Objectives:

  • See global learning objectives for entire CEI. Scheduled for 1

    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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