faith healing


Summary: The use of faith and spirit to cure disease.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Retroactive prayer: lots of history, not much mystery, and no science
    Jeffrey P Bishop
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9030, USA
    BMJ 329:1444-6. 2004
  2. ncbi Nurses enhance performance through prayer
    Roberta Cavendish
    College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 18:26-31. 2004
  3. ncbi Exploring the meaning of spirituality with aging adults in Appalachia
    Lois W Lowry
    College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:388-402. 2002
  4. ncbi Prayer after stroke. Its relationship to quality of life
    Gale Robinson-Smith
    Villanova University, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:352-66. 2002
  5. ncbi Cancer as part of the journey: the role of spirituality in the decision to decline conventional prostate cancer treatment and to use complementary and alternative medicine
    Margaret White
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:117-22. 2006
  6. ncbi Are prayer experiments legitimate? Twenty criticisms
    Larry Dossey
    Santa Fe, NM, USA
    Explore (NY) 1:109-17. 2005
  7. ncbi Finding your model of caring practice
    Elizabeth Ann Davis Lee
    Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:14-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Can nurses say no to change?
    Alice Teisan
    His Wheels International, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:22-3. 2006
  9. ncbi A Christian mysticism?
    Dallas Willard
    School of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:34-6. 2006
  10. ncbi Proselytizing or spiritual care?
    Susan Anthony Salladay
    Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:37. 2006

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  1. pmc Retroactive prayer: lots of history, not much mystery, and no science
    Jeffrey P Bishop
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9030, USA
    BMJ 329:1444-6. 2004
  2. ncbi Nurses enhance performance through prayer
    Roberta Cavendish
    College of Staten Island, City University of New York, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 18:26-31. 2004
    ..This article describes the nurses' prayerful activities...
  3. ncbi Exploring the meaning of spirituality with aging adults in Appalachia
    Lois W Lowry
    College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:388-402. 2002
    ..Spirituality was of paramount importance in the lives of these elders; thus, health care providers must consciously include spirituality in assessments and interventions. Nursing curricula must prepare students to provide spiritual care...
  4. ncbi Prayer after stroke. Its relationship to quality of life
    Gale Robinson-Smith
    Villanova University, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:352-66. 2002
    ..Potential strategies are suggested for nurses that address patients' spiritual needs...
  5. ncbi Cancer as part of the journey: the role of spirituality in the decision to decline conventional prostate cancer treatment and to use complementary and alternative medicine
    Margaret White
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:117-22. 2006
    ..Objective: To explore the role of spirituality in cancer management by men with prostate cancer who have declined conventional treatment and are using CAM...
  6. ncbi Are prayer experiments legitimate? Twenty criticisms
    Larry Dossey
    Santa Fe, NM, USA
    Explore (NY) 1:109-17. 2005
  7. ncbi Finding your model of caring practice
    Elizabeth Ann Davis Lee
    Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:14-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Can nurses say no to change?
    Alice Teisan
    His Wheels International, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:22-3. 2006
  9. ncbi A Christian mysticism?
    Dallas Willard
    School of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:34-6. 2006
  10. ncbi Proselytizing or spiritual care?
    Susan Anthony Salladay
    Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:37. 2006
  11. doi Praying as complementary and alternative medicine
    Tamer Edirne
    J Altern Complement Med 14:225-6. 2008
  12. ncbi Faith and healing
    Cynthia A Parkman
    California State University, Sacramento, USA
    Case Manager 14:33-6. 2003
  13. ncbi Medicine for the heart: the embodiment of faith in Morocco
    Marybeth MacPhee
    Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College, USA
    Med Anthropol 22:53-83. 2003
    ..The concept of the spiritual body locates this experience inside the body (in this case radiating from the heart) rather than outside (i.e., in cognitive or symbolic space)...
  14. ncbi Religious and spiritual resources, CAM, and conventional treatment in the lives of cancer patients
    Yvonne Tatsumura
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:64-71. 2003
    ..Patients' beliefs about the relationships among RSR, CAM, and conventional treatments may reflect belief systems not readily apparent to physicians...
  15. ncbi A randomized trial of the effects of remote intercessory prayer: interactions with personal beliefs on problem-specific outcomes and functional status
    Raymond F Palmer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:438-48. 2004
    ..Investigate the relevance of interpersonal belief factors as modifiers of the effectiveness of intercessory prayer...
  16. ncbi Spirituality, health, and CAM: current controversies
    Andrew J Weaver
    HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:42-6. 2003
  17. ncbi Healing of body, healing of spirit
    Samuel E Karff
    Congregation Beth Israel, Houston, Texas, USA
    CCAR J 51:85-95. 2004
  18. ncbi Spiritually augmented cognitive behavioural therapy
    Russell F D'Souza
    Koonung Community Mental Health Centre, Level 1 43 Carrington Road, Box Hill, Victoria 3128, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 12:148-52. 2004
    ..To describe spiritually augmented cognitive behaviour therapy (SACBT) and its applications...
  19. ncbi Prayer's clinical issues and implications
    Elizabeth Johnston Taylor
    School of Nursing, West Hall 1352, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 17:179-88. 2003
  20. ncbi The mystery of healing
    Judith Allen Shelly
    Nurses Christian Fellowship, USA
    J Christ Nurs 22:6-14; quiz 15. 2005
  21. ncbi Conceptual bases of Christian, faith-based substance abuse rehabilitation programs: qualitative analysis of staff interviews
    Lisa K McCoy
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Evans Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Subst Abus 25:1-11. 2004
    ..Knowledge of these core concepts and practices should be helpful to clinicians in considering referrals to faith-based recovery programs...
  22. ncbi [Who is surprised by the healing power of prayer?]
    K M Meyer-Abich
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 10:57-9. 2003
  23. ncbi The use of prayer in spiritual care
    Ruth Lo
    Aust J Holist Nurs 10:22-9. 2003
    ..Holistic nurses may use prayer with patients to positively influence how patients cope with anxiety relative to illness...
  24. pmc Use of complementary and alternative therapies by rural African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Randy A Jones
    University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:34-8. 2006
    ..The participants' descriptions enhance our understanding of CAM use among rural African Americans with diabetes...
  25. ncbi Walking pilgrimage as caritas action in the world
    Jean Watson
    Caring Science, University of Colorado, Denver, USA
    J Holist Nurs 24:289-96. 2006
    ..A walking spiritual pilgrimage serves as metaphoric invitation for nurses and nursing to engage in conscious, creative, artful steps, imprinting self and society with caritas in our lives, our work, and our world...
  26. ncbi Practiced by millions, prayer is worthy of more study
    Lynne Brown
    Silent Unity, Unity Village, MO, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:22-3. 2006
  27. ncbi Use of prayer among persons with cancer
    Elizabeth Johnston Taylor
    School of Nursing, Loma Linda University, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 16:46-60. 2002
    ..A range of approaches to prayer and topics for prayer was observed, often determined by illness circumstances. The article provides a discussion that begins to suggest how these data can inform clinical practice and future research...
  28. ncbi Spirituality in persons with heart failure
    Theresa A Beery
    University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Department of Adult Health, Institute for Nursing Research, USA
    J Holist Nurs 20:5-25; quiz 26-30. 2002
    ..Combined spirituality scores predicted 24% of the variance in global quality of life. There were no significant gender differences in spiritual well-being or quality of life...
  29. ncbi Responding to patient beliefs in miracles
    Robert D Orr
    Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, Bannockburn, Illinois, USA
    South Med J 100:1263-7. 2007
  30. ncbi Miracles and medicine: an annotated bibliography
    Joan Kub
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Balitmore, Maryland, USA
    South Med J 100:1273-6. 2007
  31. ncbi Faculty and resident attitudes about spirituality and religion in the provision of pediatric health care
    Benjamin Siegel
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:5-10. 2002
    ..To characterize pediatricians' attitudes toward spirituality/religion (S/R) in relationship to the practice of pediatrics...
  32. ncbi [Prayers for patients with internal and cardiological diseases--an applicable therapeutic method?]
    R Hefti
    Forschungsinstitutes für Spiritualität und Gesundheit, Klinik SGM Langenthal, Schweiz
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:31-2, 34. 2007
    ..However, active prayer within the framework of a doctor-patient relationship can strengthen the patient's optimism and activate the body's healing resources...
  33. ncbi The doctor as God's mechanic? Beliefs in the Southeastern United States
    Christopher J Mansfield
    Center for Health Services Research and Development East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    Soc Sci Med 54:399-409. 2002
    ..Knowledge of the phenomena and variation across the population can guide inquiry into the spiritual concerns of patients...
  34. ncbi [Spirituality and cancer]
    H Csef
    Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Wurzburg
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:35-6, 38. 2007
    ..Although historical reservations make the integration of spirituality into medicine difficult, needs assessments and clinical studies provide grounds for a reorientation in modern oncology...
  35. ncbi [Caring--on the role of christian values in medicine]
    I Scharrer
    Abt für Hämatologie, 3 Medizinische Klinik der Universitätskliniken, Mainz
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:39-40. 2007
  36. ncbi Six pillars of energy medicine: clinical strengths of a complementary paradigm
    David Feinstein
    Energy Medicine Institute, Ashland, Oregon, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 14:44-54. 2008
  37. pmc Spirituality and health for women of color
    Catherine F Musgrave
    Henrietta Szold Hadassah Hebrew University School of Nursing, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Public Health 92:557-60. 2002
  38. doi Intercessory prayer: a delicate celestial orchestration between spiritual and physical worlds
    Hannah Ariel
    J Altern Complement Med 14:351-2. 2008
  39. ncbi [The meaning of religion in the patient's life]
    Justyna Janiszewska
    Akademia Medyczna w Gdansku, Zakład Medycyny Paliatywnej
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 21:197-200. 2006
    ..The authors exploring the connection between the healing of the body and religious consciousness indicate necessity of comprehensive treating to the patients...
  40. ncbi Comprehensive, integrative management of pain for patients with sickle-cell disease
    Saunjoo L Yoon
    University of Florida College of Nursing, HPNP Complex, Gainesville, FL 32610 0187, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 12:995-1001. 2006
  41. ncbi Reconnecting the spirit of healing
    Barbara Sibbald
    Can Nurse 98:52, 51. 2002
    ..Now, through parish nursing, "the church's role has been reclaimed," says Gail Brimbecom, a Canadian pioneer in this growing specialty...
  42. ncbi Spirituality in African American and Caucasian women with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis treatment
    Ruth A Tanyi
    Preventitive Care Program, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
    Health Care Women Int 28:141-54. 2007
    ..These findings have multidisciplinary implications for factors that may mitigate the illeffects of ESRD...
  43. ncbi Spiritual role in healing. An alternative way of thinking
    Edwin D Boudreaux
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Earl K Long Medical Center, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 5825 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70805, USA
    Prim Care 29:439-54, viii. 2002
    ..Care should be taken to use reliable, valid spirituality assessment measures and more advanced methodologic designs, such as prospective, longitudinal studies, and randomized, controlled trials...
  44. ncbi Supplement unbalanced
    Chris O Jackson
    Med J Aust 187:421; author reply 423-4. 2007
  45. ncbi Seeking clarification
    Tom Huang
    Med J Aust 187:422; author reply 423-4. 2007
  46. ncbi Spiritual dimension of mental health: do we have adequate insight?
    Amin A Muhammad Gadit
    Discipline of Psychiatry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 300 Prince Philip Dr, St John s NL A1B 3V6, Canada
    J Pak Med Assoc 57:522-3. 2007
  47. pmc Healer shopping in Africa: new evidence from rural-urban qualitative study of Ghanaian diabetes experiences
    Ama de-Graft Aikins
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3RQ
    BMJ 331:737. 2005
  48. ncbi Trends in the use of complementary and alternative medicine in Pakistan: a population-based survey
    Shahzad H Shaikh
    Drugs Control Division, NIH, Islamabad, Pakistan
    J Altern Complement Med 15:545-50. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the extent of use of complementary and alternative systems of medicine by different segments of society and to identify the diseases in which they have been found to be effective...
  49. ncbi Public and private sector treatment of malaria in Lao PDR
    Daisuke Nonaka
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Trop 112:283-7. 2009 centre, and village health volunteer) and private care-providers (private pharmacy, informal retailer, faith healing and herbs). As a result, we found that 624 patients sought care at least once, 255 (40.9%) twice, and 66 (10...
  50. ncbi Child fatalities from religion-motivated medical neglect
    S M Asser
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA
    Pediatrics 101:625-9. 1998
    To evaluate deaths of children from families in which faith healing was practiced in lieu of medical care and to determine if such deaths were preventable.
  51. ncbi Correlates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in Chicago area children with diabetes (DM)
    Jennifer L Miller
    University of Chicago, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology, Chicago, IL 60613 2521, USA
    Prim Care Diabetes 3:149-56. 2009
    ..To correlate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in children with diabetes mellitus (DM) with DM control and other family or disease characteristics...
  52. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative healthcare practices among persons served by a remote area medical clinic
    Rachel Barish
    Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Fam Community Health 31:221-7. 2008
    ..of complementary and alternative therapies among those attending the remote rural clinic are described, with faith healing, including prayer, and family-taught remedies being the most commonly used complementary and alternative ..
  53. ncbi Use of non-proven therapies. Differences in attitudes between Norwegian patients with non-malignant disease and patients suffering from cancer
    T Risberg
    Department of Oncology, , Norway
    Acta Oncol 34:893-8. 1995
    ..Among cancer patients the most preferred NPTs methods were healing by laying on of hands and faith healing. The patients with non-malignant disease expressed a more positive view on the possible benefits of NPTs in ..
  54. ncbi Use of complementary and alternative medicine for symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Regina Bussing
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1096-102. 2002
    ..This study describes use of complementary and alternative medicine among children with ADHD or at risk of having ADHD and explores possible predictors of use of such treatments...
  55. ncbi Functional salutogenic mechanisms of the brain
    Donald F Smith
    Institute for Basic Research in Psychiatry, Department of Biological Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital of Aahus University, Denmark
    Perspect Biol Med 45:319-28. 2002
    ..need not even be rational or realistic in order for them to be salutogenic, as shown by phenomena such as faith healing and the placebo effect...
  56. ncbi Skin branding
    S Kumar
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamilnadu, India
    J Postgrad Med 50:204. 2004
  57. ncbi Miraculous healings as a time- and space-conditioned category--the example of St. Thecla
    A Muzur
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, USA
    Coll Antropol 26:325-32. 2002
    ..Thecla (Basil of Seleukia, 5th c. AD) has been used. The major conclusion of the paper is that miracle accounts quite consequently reflect cultural differences between East and West...
  58. ncbi Controlling the independent variables in the clinical study of prayer: the devil is in the details
    Eric J Burks
    Am Heart J 152:e41-2. 2006
  59. ncbi Healing from the inside out: one person's path with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma--mycosis fungoides
    Leah Yudle
    Arch Dermatol 138:748-50. 2002
  60. ncbi I stay and I follow: clerical reflections on pastoral care for victims of sexual abuse
    Lisa Rudolfsson
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 67:5. 2013
    ..However, insecurity, a perceived lack of psychological competences, and restrictions imposed by the vow of silence provoked self-protective strategies that may affect both clerics and confidants...
  61. ncbi Flying carpets and scientific prayers. Scientific experiments claiming that distant intercessory prayer produces salubrious effects are deeply flawed
    Michael Shermer
    Sci Am 291:34. 2004
  62. ncbi Use of the Serenity Prayer among adults with type 2 diabetes: a pilot study
    Lisa M Sacco
    Emergency Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 25:192-8. 2011
    ..Challenges in completing this research and specific recommendations for future research are addressed...
  63. ncbi A cross-cultural comparison of British and Pakistani medical students' understanding of schizophrenia
    Adrian Furnham
    Department of Psychology, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAP, UK
    Psychiatry Res 159:308-19. 2008
    ..Results confirm previous European-Asian difference in the understanding of the cause, manifestation and cure of schizophrenia. The impact of traditional and Western cultural influences on British Pakistanis is considered...
  64. ncbi Deterrents to HIV-patient initiation of antiretroviral therapy in urban Lusaka, Zambia: a qualitative study
    Maurice Musheke
    Zambia AIDS related TB Research Project, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 27:231-41. 2013
    ..PLHIV opted for herbal remedies and faith healing as alternatives to ART, with the former being regarded as effective as ART, while the latter contributed to ..
  65. ncbi Re: Samuel Pepys: a patient perspective of lithotomy in 17th century England
    John P Kavanagh
    J Urol 176:1687. 2006
  66. ncbi Effects of magic come in from the cold: pictorial evidence of placebo effect
    Lisbeth Sachs
    Scand J Public Health 34:342-5. 2006
  67. ncbi What is spiritual vitality?
    Mary T Sweat
    Research College of Nursing in Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:40. 2006
  68. ncbi Sacred healing stories told at the end of life
    Inez Tuck
    Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA
    J Holist Nurs 30:69-80. 2012
  69. ncbi Opinions and practices of medical rehabilitation professionals regarding prayer and meditation
    Nancy E Schoenberger
    Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation, West Orange, NJ, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:59-69. 2002
    ..To assess the attitudes and practices of professionals in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) regarding prayer and meditation...
  70. ncbi Faith healing in paediatrics: what do we know about its relevance to clinical practice?
    A Baverstock
    Community Child Health Department, Bath NHS House, Newbridge Hill, Bath, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 38:316-20. 2012
    There is widespread use of complementary or alternative medicine among adults and children. Families may use faith healing alongside conventional medicine or as an alternative...
  71. ncbi What's unique in Christian caring?
    Kris Haldeman
    Buntain School of Nursing, Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington, USA
    J Christ Nurs 23:20-1. 2006
  72. ncbi Biblical caring comes full circle
    Lisa Trafecanty
    J Christ Nurs 23:6-11; quiz 12. 2006
  73. ncbi An issue of blood: the healing of the woman with the haemorrhage (Mark 5.24B-34; Luke 8.42B-48; Matthew 9.19-22) in early medieval visual culture
    Barbara Baert
    Faculty of Arts, Medieval Art, History of Christian Art, Iconology Research Group IRG, Catholic University of Leuven, Room 04 05, Blijde inkomststraat 21 Postbus 3313, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    J Relig Health 51:663-81. 2012
    ..The paper considers both expressions and their-anthropologically framed-relation to this female 'issue of blood', which the Haemorrhoissa came to embody and epitomise literally, as well as figuratively...
  74. ncbi How faith heals: a theoretical model
    Jeff Levin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Explore (NY) 5:77-96. 2009
    ..Finally, implications are discussed for the rapprochement of religion and medicine...
  75. ncbi African independent churches in Mozambique: healing the afflictions of inequality
    James Pfeiffer
    Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, USA
    Med Anthropol Q 16:176-99. 2002
    ..The AICs invoke the "Holy Spirit" to exercise malevolent agents and then provide a community of mutual aid and ongoing protection against spirit threats...
  76. ncbi Religion as a competing interest
    Jon Clarke
    Med J Aust 187:421-2; author reply 423-4. 2007
  77. ncbi Looking at infertility through the lens of religion and spirituality: a review of the literature
    Robab Latifnejad Roudsari
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, The Duke of Kent Building, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 10:141-9. 2007
  78. ncbi Why John wasn't healed by prayer: perspectives across disciplines
    Dan G Blazer
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 42:377-91. 2011
    ..This cross-disciplinary discussion reveals insights that we believe physicians can use when confronting such issues with patients...
  79. ncbi Prayer as medicine: how much have we learned?
    Marek Jantos
    Behavioural Medicine Institute, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 186:S51-3. 2007
    ..While acknowledging the efficacy of prayer and recognising the needs of patients, prayer, being a personal spiritual practice, cannot be prescribed, nor should it be used in place of medical care...
  80. ncbi An anthropological study about epilepsy in native tribes from Central and South America
    Francisco Javier Carod-Artal
    Department of Neurology, Sarah Hospital, The Sarah Network of Rehabilitation Hospitals, Brasilia DF, Brazil
    Epilepsia 48:886-93. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper was to study native perception and myths about epilepsy, their magic-religious healing rites and ceremonies, and the natural treatments that archaic cultures used...
  81. pmc About intercessory prayer: the scientific study of miracles
    Gil Gaudia
    State University of New York at Fredonia, USA
    MedGenMed 9:56. 2007
  82. ncbi The remote prayer delusion: clinical trials that attempt to detect supernatural intervention are as futile as they are unethical
    G Paul
    J Med Ethics 34:e18. 2008
    ..Resources should no longer be wasted on medical efforts to detect the supernatural and paranormal...
  83. ncbi Statements of competing interest notably absent
    Ross B Holland
    Med J Aust 187:422; author reply 424. 2007
  84. ncbi Jesus' healing of the leper is a message for our ministry
    Suzy Farren
    SSM Health Care, St Louis, USA
    Health Prog 83:72, 70-1. 2002
  85. ncbi Effect of retroactive intercessory prayer. Competing interests on religious conviction or spirituality may be important
    Max Lagnado
    BMJ 324:1037-8; author reply 1038-9. 2002
  86. ncbi Prendas-Ngangas-Enquisos: turbulence and the influence of the dead in Cuban-Kongo material culture
    Todd Ramón Ochoa
    University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
    Cult Anthropol 25:387-420. 2010
  87. ncbi Complementary treatment: who cares how it works, as long as it does?
    Edzard Ernst
    Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter EX2 4NT, UK
    Lancet Oncol 6:131-2. 2005
  88. pmc "It depends": viewpoints of patients, physicians, and nurses on patient-practitioner prayer in the setting of advanced cancer
    Michael J Balboni
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Department of Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:836-47. 2011
    ..Few data exist to guide the role of patient-practitioner prayer in the setting of advanced illness...
  89. ncbi Intentionality forms the matrix of healing: a theory
    Rothlyn P Zahourek
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:40-9. 2004
    ..The theory has implications for conceptualizing intentionality and provides a framework for continued exploration of the nature of intentionality in healing for scholars as well as clinicians...
  90. ncbi Research on religion and health and professional chaplaincy: a second opinion
    Andrew J Weaver
    The HealthCare Chaplaincy, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Pastoral Care Counsel 57:357-63. 2003
  91. ncbi Form prayer and nursing care: Christian perspectives
    M Durfee-Fowler
    Graduate School of Theology and Graduate Program, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, Calif 91702 7000, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 17:239-40. 2003
    ..This article, offers a few forms of prayer that might be helpful in specific patient care situations...
  92. ncbi Religious and spiritual beliefs in stroke rehabilitation
    Salvatore Giaquinto
    Scientific Institute for Research, Hospitalization, and Health Care IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Rome, Italy
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:329-34. 2010
    ..An explorative study of a larger size, which also takes into consideration the cultural background and religious beliefs of all patients, is warranted in the longterm...
  93. ncbi Patients' views about physicians' spiritual role in medical practice
    Waris Qidwai
    Department of Family Medicine, The Aga Khan University, Karachi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 14:462-5. 2004
    ..To study patient perceptions with regard to spirituality in medical practice...
  94. ncbi Complementary and alternative medicine use among urban ED patients: prevalence and patterns
    Susan Rolniak
    Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 30:318-24. 2004
    ..Published studies examining prevalence and patterns of CAM use in emergency patients, however, are limited. The objectives of this study were to describe the prevalence and patterns of CAM use in urban ED patients...
  95. ncbi Men of prayer: spirituality of men with prostate cancer: a grounded theory study
    Joni Walton
    Carroll College, USA
    J Holist Nurs 22:133-51. 2004
    ..These results were validated by four of the participants for truthfulness. The findings of this study provide holistic nurses with knowledge and a midrange theory of spirituality that can be used in building a research-based practice...
  96. ncbi Prevalence of complementary medicine use in pediatric cancer: a systematic review
    Felicity L Bishop
    Complementary Medicine Research Unit, Department of Primary Medical Care, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Aldermoor Health Centre, Aldermoor Close, Southampton, Hampshire SO16 5ST, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 125:768-76. 2010
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is used by pediatric patients with cancer, but the actual frequency of CAM use is undetermined...
  97. ncbi Nonbiomedical stroke practitioners in Aceh
    Meriel Norris
    Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    Int J Stroke 6:152-4. 2011
    ..There were a number of areas of overlap between the two categories; some of these influences were also evident in the biomedical practitioners...
  98. ncbi Families' use of religion/spirituality as a psychosocial resource
    Vicki Kloosterhouse
    Allied Health, Oakland Community College, Waterford, Michigan, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 16:61-76. 2002
    ..Implications for health care providers and administrators are discussed...
  99. ncbi The MANTRA II study
    Richard P Sloan
    Lancet 366:1769-70; author reply 1770-1. 2005
  100. ncbi Health promoting habits of people who pray for their health
    John T Harrigan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    J Relig Health 50:602-7. 2011
    ..People who pray for their health participate in more health promoting behaviors than people who do not pray for their health...
  101. ncbi Child welfare versus parental autonomy: medical ethics, the law, and faith-based healing
    Kenneth S Hickey
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0401, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:265-76. 2004
    ..In this paper, we provide a framework for these requirements...

Research Grants24

  1. Toothache Pain: Sources of Care and Self-Remedies
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The instrument will be pretested on poor White, Black, Hispanic subjects (both individuals who sought relief from dentists and those who did not) who have experienced toothache pain during the preceding six months. ..
  2. Behavioral Ecology and Hostility & Cardiac ANS Control
    Richard Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, we expect to demonstrate how personality traits, in combination with social interactions and behavior throughout the day, drive the risk of CHD through an autonomic mechanism. ..
    TERENCE EVENS; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..I. Paradox: body/mind. Direction: body to mind. Illustration: Faith healing. Opposition: physicalistic healing. II. Paradox: individual/society. Direction: individual to society...
    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. ..
  5. Pentecostalism & Utilization of HIV/AIDS Treatment Services in Central Mozambique
    JAMES T PFEIFFER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This exploratory research will also provide evidence for how church expansion is making an impact on AID stigma and is affecting behavior change for HIV/AIDS prevention. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. HIV in Young Adulthood: Pathways and Prevention
    Denise Hallfors; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Research to Practice: An Indicated Prevention Program
    Denise Hallfors; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Process evaluation data will be analyzed to assess how different school and teacher program adaptations affect outcomes. ..
  8. STIs/HIV Risk in Young Adults: A Multilevel Approach
    Dawn Upchurch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
    PATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The study will have substantial impact on clinical practice and policy whether the results are positive or negative. If successful, the interventions will be easily disseminated to other primary care practice settings. ..
  10. Southwest Youth and the Experience of Psychiatric Treatment
    THOMAS CSORDAS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    CSORDAS THOMAS; Fiscal Year: 2001
  12. Factors Related to Living Organ Donor Decision
    Marie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..6. To explore the meaning of the decision to be a living kidney donor in a culturally diverse sample of living kidney donor candidates. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Cytokine-induced depression & the serotonin transporter
    Richard Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Patient Visits to Physician Offices and/or Emergency Rooms for Dental Problems
    Leonard Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These issues will grow in importance with the aging of the population, as elderly individuals, in general, are more likely to visit a physician than a dentist. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Reducing Clinical Inertia in Diabetes Care
    PATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results of this project will have significant clinical and policy implications. ..
  16. Religion and Cancer-Related Behaviors In Black Americans
    Cheryl Holt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..RS has great potential for use in the development of more effective cancer communication interventions for African Americans. ..
  17. Trajectories of Functional Ability in Diverse Groups
    Raymond Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Here, the training will be obtained through a series of formal gerontology courses, seminars, workshops, and frequent contact with widely experienced mentors where a series of research projects are proposed. ..
    Richard Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A series of hypotheses will test the impact of aerobic conditioning on autonomic control of the heart, BPV responses to challenge, mood, and BPV throughout the day. ..
    PATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will be relevant to policy makers, purchasers, health plans, medical groups, and clinics that are seeking to improve chronic disease care, and may suggest new intervention strategies worth further investigation. ..
    Richard Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Richard Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In this application, 5 experimental tests of this model are proposed. ..
    Marie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..3)There will be a change from more control to less control in patients' decision control preferences as they approach death ..
  23. Autonomic Control & Birth Outcomes in Minority Women
    Richard Sloan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Reciprocal Relationships between Diabetes and Depression
    PATRICK O CONNOR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will provide important missing information needed to improve the care of millions of people worldwide who suffer the devastating consequences of comorbid diabetes and depression. [unreadable] [unreadable]..