ERIC Number: EJ573761
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Developing Curricula in Spirituality and Medicine.
Puchalski, Christina M.; Larson, David B.
Academic Medicine, v73 n9 p970-74 Sep 1998
Discusses one approach to achieving compassionate medical caregiving, the study of spirituality and medicine. Examines the relationship between spirituality and healing and describes studies indicating that patients want to have spiritual issues addressed by their physicians, and noting potential health benefits of spiritual beliefs. Outlines common elements in the spirituality courses offered by approximately 50 medical schools. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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