Harold Koenig

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Relationships of religion and spirituality to glycemic control in Black women with type 2 diabetes
    Kelley Newlin
    College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Nurs Res 57:331-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A commentary: the role of religion and spirituality at the end of life
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gerontologist 42:20-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Annotated bibliography on religion, spirituality and medicine
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1189-96. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Congregational health ministries: a national study of pastors' views
    Ana Maria Catanzaro
    School of Nursing and Health Sciences, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Public Health Nurs 24:6-17. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Religion and depression in older medical inpatients
    Harold G Koenig
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:282-91. 2007
  6. pmc Spirituality and health in the curricula of medical schools in Brazil
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Av Juriti 367, Apto 131, Moema, Sao Paulo, SP, CEP 04520 000, Brazil
    BMC Med Educ 12:78. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality and mental health in the West and the Middle East
    Harold G Koenig
    Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:180-2. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: why do research on spirituality and health, and what do the results mean?
    Harold G Koenig
    Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3400, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Relig Health 51:460-7. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Major depression and physical illness trajectories in heart failure and pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center and GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:909-16. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the elderly: case discussion
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1188. 2006

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Publications81

  1. doi request reprint Relationships of religion and spirituality to glycemic control in Black women with type 2 diabetes
    Kelley Newlin
    College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
    Nurs Res 57:331-9. 2008
    ..Although religion and spirituality are prominent in the lives of Black women with type 2 diabetes (T2DM), there is little research on the relationships of religion and spirituality to glycemic control (GC) in this population...
  2. ncbi request reprint A commentary: the role of religion and spirituality at the end of life
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gerontologist 42:20-3. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Annotated bibliography on religion, spirituality and medicine
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1189-96. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Congregational health ministries: a national study of pastors' views
    Ana Maria Catanzaro
    School of Nursing and Health Sciences, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
    Public Health Nurs 24:6-17. 2007
    ..These Congregational Health Ministries (CHMs) emphasize health promotion and disease prevention. We compared the perceptions of pastors with and without organized CHMs and the characteristics of their congregations' health ministries...
  5. ncbi request reprint Religion and depression in older medical inpatients
    Harold G Koenig
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:282-91. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Spirituality and health in the curricula of medical schools in Brazil
    Giancarlo Lucchetti
    São Paulo Medical Spiritist Association, Av Juriti 367, Apto 131, Moema, Sao Paulo, SP, CEP 04520 000, Brazil
    BMC Med Educ 12:78. 2012
    ..The present study seeks to investigate the current status of teaching on S/H in Brazilian medical schools...
  7. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality and mental health in the West and the Middle East
    Harold G Koenig
    Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Asian J Psychiatr 5:180-2. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: why do research on spirituality and health, and what do the results mean?
    Harold G Koenig
    Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3400, Durham, NC, 27710, USA
    J Relig Health 51:460-7. 2012
    ..Finally, I explore what the findings mean, how the media portrayed the findings, and problems that might result depending on how people applied those findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Major depression and physical illness trajectories in heart failure and pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center and GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:909-16. 2006
    ..Improvements in MDD and physical illness track closely together. Characteristics during baseline hospitalization predict outcome trajectory after discharge, and may be useful in understanding etiology and directing treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the elderly: case discussion
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1188. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint The spiritual history
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1159-60. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Spirituality across the lifespan
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Center for Aging, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1157-8. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of depression outcomes in medical inpatients with chronic pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:939-48. 2006
    ..Baseline patient characteristics and depression treatments were examined as predictors of speed of depression remission in hospitalized medical patients with chronic pulmonary disease (CPD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of major and minor depression in older medical inpatients with chronic heart and pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke Univ Medical Center and the GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosomatics 47:296-303. 2006
    ..CHF/CPD patients with major and minor depression have distinct psychosocial and physical characteristics that distinguish one from another...
  15. ncbi request reprint Controversies in medical ethics: training in abortion
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:690-1. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of older depressed hospitalized patients with and without heart failure/pulmonary disease
    H G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Aging Ment Health 10:335-42. 2006
    ..These findings help to identify the unique ways in which depressive disorder manifests itself in hospitalized patients with chronic heart and lung disease that may impact their management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Depression outcome in inpatients with congestive heart failure
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3400, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:991-6. 2006
    ..High rates of depression are found among hospitalized patients with congestive heart failure. Little is known about the outcome of depression in these patients or factors that influence that outcome...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physician attitudes toward treatment of depression in older medical inpatients
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Aging Ment Health 11:197-204. 2007
    ..To better understand low treatment (<50%) and psychiatry referral rates (<10%) of depressed older medical patients, we examined medical physicians' characteristics, attitudes and practices regarding treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality and medicine in Australia: research and clinical practice
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Med J Aust 186:S45-6. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Spirituality in medical school curricula: findings from a national survey
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 40:391-8. 2010
    ..We systematically surveyed U.S. medical school deans and assessed both attitudes about and the extent to which spirituality is addressed in medical school curricula...
  21. ncbi request reprint Research on religion, spirituality, and mental health: a review
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 54:283-91. 2009
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Case discussion--religion and coping with natural disaster
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    South Med J 100:954. 2007
  23. doi request reprint Why research is important for chaplains
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Health Care Chaplain 14:83-90. 2008
    ..Learning these research skills will at some point become non-optional if chaplaincy is to continue to grow and flourish as a profession and receive the recognition and respect that it deserves...
  24. doi request reprint Concerns about measuring "spirituality" in research
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:349-55. 2008
    ..Such associations are meaningless and tautological. Either spirituality should be defined and measured in traditional terms as a unique, uncontaminated construct, or it should be eliminated from use in academic research...
  25. ncbi request reprint Psychological needs of disaster survivors and families
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    South Med J 100:934-5. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Physician's role in addressing spiritual needs
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    South Med J 100:932-3. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Emergency response system in the United States
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    South Med J 100:924-5. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Introduction: spirituality and catastrophe
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    South Med J 100:921-3. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and depression: a look at the evidence
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 100:737-9. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Recognition of depression in medical patients with heart failure
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosomatics 48:338-47. 2007
    ..Although physicians' intuition about depression course was often correct, persistent depression was not recognized in nearly 40% of patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Religion and remission of depression in medical inpatients with heart failure/pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:389-95. 2007
    ..53, 95% CI 1.20-1.94, p = 0.0005, n = 839) after controls. Patients highly religious by multiple indicators, particularly those involved in community religious activities, remit faster from depression...
  32. ncbi request reprint Differences between depressed patients with heart failure and those with pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:211-9. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine differences between depressed medical inpatients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and chronic pulmonary disease (CPD) that could impact the etiology and management of depression in this setting...
  33. ncbi request reprint An 83-year-old woman with chronic illness and strong religious beliefs
    Harold G Koenig
    Psychiatry and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3400, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    JAMA 288:487-93. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Religion and coping with serious medical illness
    H G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 35:352-9. 2001
    ..To review and discuss some of the research published in the last several decades that has addressed the role that religion plays in helping patients cope with serious medical illness...
  35. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and acute care hospitalization and long-term care use by older patients
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1579-85. 2004
    ..The impact of religion and spirituality on acute care hospitalization (ACH) and long-term care (LTC) in older patients before, during, and after ACH is not well known...
  36. ncbi request reprint Does religious attendance prolong survival? A six-year follow-up study of 3,968 older adults
    H G Koenig
    Duke University of Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 54:M370-6. 1999
    ..Vital status of members was then determined prospectively over the next 6 years (1986 1992). Time (days) to death or censoring in days was analyzed using a Cox proportional hazards regression model...
  37. ncbi request reprint The relationship between religious activities and cigarette smoking in older adults
    H G Koenig
    Center for the Study of Religion Spirituality and Health, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M426-34. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between religious activities and cigarette smoking in community-dwelling older adults...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of health services by hospitalized medically ill depressed elderly patients
    H G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:871-7. 1998
    ..The authors examined whether depression is associated with greater use of health services by elderly medical patients before and during hospitalization...
  39. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and health in medically ill hospitalized older patients
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:554-62. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of religion and spirituality on social support, psychological functioning, and physical health in medically ill hospitalized older adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Religiosity and remission of depression in medically ill older patients
    H G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:536-42. 1998
    ..The effects of religious belief and activity on remission of depression were examined in medically ill hospitalized older patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality and medicine: the beginning of a new era
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 98:1235-6. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and medicine: research findings and implications for clinical practice
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    South Med J 97:1194-200. 2004
    ..The goal is to help physicians provide medical care that is sensitive to the way many patients understand and cope with medical illness...
  43. ncbi request reprint Minor depression and physical outcome trajectories in heart failure and pulmonary disease
    Harold G Koenig
    Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:209-17. 2006
    ..Baseline patient characteristics predict which outcome trajectory they are likely to follow after hospital discharge, and may be useful in diagnosis and management...
  44. ncbi request reprint Do people turn to religion in times of stress?: an examination of change in religiousness among elderly, medically ill patients
    Yung Y Chen
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27516, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:114-20. 2006
    ..These findings encourage further research investigating causal relationships between stress and religion, as well as identifying measures of religiousness that may capture this construct in the medically ill population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Retaining the meaning of the words religiousness and spirituality: a commentary on the WHOQOL SRPB group's "a cross-cultural study of spirituality, religion, and personal beliefs as components of quality of life" (62: 6, 2005, 1486-1497)
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA, and University of Sao Paulo, Hospital Joao Evangelista, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Soc Sci Med 63:843-5. 2006
    ..Otherwise, tautology is the result, and it should not be surprising that such measures of R/S (defined by questions tapping mental health) are related to mental health outcomes...
  46. pmc Religiosity and decreased risk of substance use disorders: is the effect mediated by social support or mental health status?
    Mark J Edlund
    Division of Health Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:827-36. 2010
    ..We investigated whether this association was mediated by social support or mental health status...
  47. doi request reprint Religion/Spirituality and adolescent psychiatric symptoms: a review
    Rachel Elizabeth Dew
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 39:381-98. 2008
    ..Further research on the relationship of religion/spirituality to delinquency, depression, suicidality, and anxiety is warranted. Measurement recommendations, research priorities, and clinical implications are discussed...
  48. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and health: empirically based reflections on recovery
    Michelle J Pearce
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 18:187-208. 2008
    ..These potential explanatory mechanisms include the provision of a community, a narrative framework for meaning-making, a means of coping through submission and redemption, and prescribed lifestyle behaviors...
  49. ncbi request reprint Religious and spiritual factors and the consequences of trauma: a review and model of the interrelationship
    Frauke C Schaefer
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 38:507-24. 2008
    ..This review of selected empirical studies describes religious and spiritual factors that have been examined in their association with the consequences of trauma. A comprehensive model is proposed to explain the complex interrelationship...
  50. doi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and depression in adolescent psychiatric outpatients
    Rachel E Dew
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:247-51. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Religiosity/spirituality and pain in patients with sickle cell disease
    M Ojinga Harrison
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:250-7. 2005
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint A pilot study on religiousness/spirituality and ADHD
    Rachel E Dew
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:507-10. 2007
    ..The phenomena of religiousness and spirituality bear on issues of personal behavioral control and interpersonal relationships. Behavioral control and social relationships can be affected by attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Music, imagery, touch, and prayer as adjuncts to interventional cardiac care: the Monitoring and Actualisation of Noetic Trainings (MANTRA) II randomised study
    Mitchell W Krucoff
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Lancet 366:211-7. 2005
    ..We undertook a multicentre, prospective trial of two such practices: intercessory prayer and music, imagery, and touch (MIT) therapy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Exploring the relationship between spirituality, coping, and pain
    Amy B Wachholtz
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Behav Med 30:311-8. 2007
    ..We will also identify future research priorities that may provide fruitful research in illuminating the relationship between religion/spirituality and pain...
  55. ncbi request reprint STUDENTJAMA. Taking a spiritual history
    Harold G Koenig
    Duke University Medical Center and GRECC VA Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    JAMA 291:2881. 2004
  56. doi request reprint Episcopal measure of faith tradition: a context-specific approach to measuring religiousness
    Daniel E Hall
    Duke University Medical Center, Box 3400, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Relig Health 49:164-78. 2010
    ..If validated in a religiously diverse sample, this approach could be combined with existing, context-free measures of religiousness to generate more meaningful findings...
  57. ncbi request reprint When clinical medicine collides with religion
    Daniel E Hall
    Center for Aging at Duke University Medical Center, NC 27710, Durham, USA
    Lancet 362:s28-9. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Correlations between preprocedure mood and clinical outcome in patients undergoing coronary angioplasty
    Gregory E Grunberg
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Cardiol Rev 11:309-17. 2003
    ..Our data suggest correlations between simple mood assessments before PCI and clinical outcomes during and after the procedure. More study is needed to understand whether attempts to alter patient mood can affect clinical outcomes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Religiosity and self-rated health among Latin American and Caribbean elders
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:425-43. 2007
    ..To describe religious affiliation, importance of religion, and the relationship between religion and self-rated health in persons aged 60 or older living in Latin America or the Caribbean...
  60. ncbi request reprint Rowe and Kahn's model of successful aging revisited: positive spirituality--the forgotten factor
    Martha R Crowther
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 35487 0348, USA
    Gerontologist 42:613-20. 2002
    ....
  61. pmc Church attendance mediates the association between depressive symptoms and cognitive functioning among older Mexican Americans
    Carlos A Reyes-Ortiz
    Sealy Center on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0460, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:480-6. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how the effect of depressive symptoms on cognitive function is modified by church attendance...
  62. ncbi request reprint Mortality and religion/spirituality: a brief review of the research
    David B Larson
    International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 36:1090-8. 2002
  63. pmc Frequency of attendance at religious services and mortality in a U.S. national cohort
    R F Gillum
    Division of Vital Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:124-9. 2008
    ..We test the hypothesis that > weekly attendance compared with nonattendance at religious services is associated with lower probability of future mortality in such a study...
  64. pmc Religion, spirituality, and medicine: psychiatrists' and other physicians' differing observations, interpretations, and clinical approaches
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1825-31. 2007
    ..This study compared the ways in which psychiatrists and nonpsychiatrists interpret the relationship between religion/spirituality and health and address religion/spirituality issues in the clinical encounter...
  65. ncbi request reprint Belief in life after death and mental health: findings from a national survey
    Kevin J Flannelly
    The HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, New York, Michigan, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:524-9. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that it may be more valuable to focus on religious beliefs than on religious practices and behaviors in research on religion and mental health...
  66. ncbi request reprint Spiritual beliefs and barriers among managed care practitioners
    Jeanne McCauley
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Relig Health 44:137-46. 2005
    ..Our objectives were to measure clinician beliefs and identify perceived barriers to integrating spirituality into patient care in a statewide, primary care, managed care group...
  67. ncbi request reprint Religiousness and mental health: a review
    Alexander Moreira-Almeida
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study of Religious and Spiritual Problems, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 28:242-50. 2006
    ..The relationship between religiosity and mental health has been a perennial source of controversy. This paper reviews the scientific evidence available for the relationship between religion and mental health...
  68. pmc Caregiver intervention research: an opportunity for collaboration between caregiving investigators and African-american faith communities
    Randy S Hebert
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1510-4. 2006
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Mental health issues among clergy and other religious professionals: a review of research
    Andrew J Weaver
    HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 56:393-403. 2002
    ..High levels of stress also have been found to be associated with sexual misconduct among clergy. The authors make several recommendations based on these and other findings they report in their review...
  70. ncbi request reprint The association between spiritual and religious involvement and depressive symptoms in a Canadian population
    Marilyn Baetz
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:818-22. 2004
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to help elucidate mechanisms and the order and direction of effects...
  71. ncbi request reprint Religious coping methods as predictors of psychological, physical and spiritual outcomes among medically ill elderly patients: a two-year longitudinal study
    Kenneth I Pargament
    Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University, Ohio 43403, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:713-30. 2004
    ..g. punishing God reappraisal, interpersonal religious discontent) were predictive of declines in health. Patients who continue to struggle with religious issues over time may be particularly at risk for health-related problems...
  72. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality, and their relevance to medicine: an update
    Andrew J Weaver
    Am Fam Physician 73:1336-7. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Religion, spirituality and health: an American physician's response
    Harold G Koenig
    Med J Aust 178:51-2. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Relevance of religion and spirituality in German patients with chronic diseases
    Arndt Bussing
    Department of Medical Theory and Complementary Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Herdecke, Germany
    Int J Psychiatry Med 37:39-57. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Faith-based and secular pathways to hope and optimism subconstructs in middle-aged and older cardiac patients
    Amy L Ai
    Universities of Washington Health Science, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Health Psychol 9:435-50. 2004
    ..Other sociodemographically resourcable factors affected both the agency and pathway components of hope as well as dispositional optimism and dispositional pessimism directly or indirectly through their effects on emotional distress...
  76. ncbi request reprint God at the bedside
    - Rev George Handzo
    N Engl J Med 351:192-3; author reply 192-3. 2004
  77. ncbi request reprint Social versus individual motivation: implications for normative definitions of religious orientation
    Adam B Cohen
    Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 5050, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 9:48-61. 2005
    ..In particular, we describe the social practices and motives normative for Judaism and certain streams of Christianity. We then discuss the potential relevance of this analysis to emotion, collective identity, and moral judgment...
  78. ncbi request reprint A review of research on chaplains and community-based clergy in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Lancet, and the New England Journal of Medicine: 1998-2000
    Andrew J Weaver
    The HealthCare Chaplaincy, 307 E 60th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 58:343-50. 2004
    ..Suggestions for future research that would focus on this common medicine/religion interface and concern are noted...
  79. ncbi request reprint A study of religion, ministry, and meaning in caregiving among health professionals in an institutional setting in New York City
    Jon A Overvold
    Pastoral Care and Education, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 59:225-35. 2005
    ..Religiosity appears to enhance the meaning caregivers get from their work, and this may be beneficial to patients. Further research may identify other factors that enhance the meaning caregivers get from their work...
  80. ncbi request reprint Functional limitations and religious service attendance among African American and white older adults
    Lucinda Lee Roff
    School of Social Work, Univeristy of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0314, USA
    Health Soc Work 31:246-55. 2006
    ..The article recommends social work intervention to reduce barriers to church attendance for older adults who want to attend services...

Research Grants5

  1. PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERS
    Harold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will also provide important information to both guide future clinical trials and identify barriers to effective treatment of depression in these patients. ..