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  • Is this relevant? Physician perceptions, clinical relevance, and religious content in clinical interactions.
    Franzen, Aaron B. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 438-464.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from US physicians, merged with 2000 county-level contextual data on congregations. Salience of religion for health in the physicians' views predicts the physicians discussing religion with patients & encouraging religious coping by them.

    Associated Search Terms: Physician; Medical; Coping; Salience
  • Bridging science and religion: How health-care workers as storytellers construct spiritual meanings.
    Grant, Don, Jeff Sallaz, and Cindy Cain (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 465-484.

    Analyzes questionnaire responses from nurses at a research hospital, including an open-ended question about spirituality. Explores the narrative devices hat nurses use to frame the spiritual dimension of their work in a scientific, spirituality-neutral setting.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Lived religion; Medical; Nurse; Spirituality; Symbolic interactionism; Fuzzy-set
  • Practical matters and ultimate concerns, "Doing," and "Being": A diary study of the chaplain's role in the care of the seriously ill in an urban acute care hospital.
    Idler, Ellen L., Zachary Binney, George H. Grant, Molly M. Perkins, and Tamie Quest (2015)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 54:4: 722-738.

    Diary data of activities of chaplains in a public hospital palliative care unit.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaries; Medical; Chaplain
  • An analysis of hospital chapel prayer requests.
    Collins, Peter (2015)
    In Giuseppe Giordan and Linda Woodhead (eds.) A Sociology of Prayer. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 191-211.

    Examines written prayer requests from a hospital chapel in the U.K.

    Associated Search Terms: Chaplain; Hospital chaplain; Medical; Prayer
  • The spiritual care team: enabling the practice of whole person medicine.
    Koenig, Harold G. (2014)
    Religions 5:4: 1161-1174.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical
  • El sentido de la adhesion. Un análisis de la construcción de significandos en el marco de situaciones sociales evangélicas y terapéuticas alternativas (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
    Bordes, Mariana, and Joaquín Algranti (2014)
    Revista Colombiana de Antropología 50:2: 123-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Argentina, Buenos Aires; Belonging, sense of; Evangelical, Argentina; Healing; Meaning; Medical
  • Ingenious institutions: Religious origins of health and development organizations.
    Idler, Ellen L. (2014)
    In Ellen L. Idler (ed.) Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 319-343.

    Describes 5 innovative medical institutions that, at least in their origin, were religiously inspired.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Dhaka Ahsania Mission; Heifer International; La Leche League; L'Arche; Medical; Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Programme
  • Vers une psychologisation du religieux? Le cas des institutions sanitaires au Québec.
    Cherblanc, Jacquez, and Guy Jobin (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions163:3: 39-62.

    Associated Search Terms: Psychology; Medical; Canada, Quebec
  • Des glissements du spirituel au "psy". Entre quête de sens et quête de santé dans le contexte de la sécularisation avancée.
    Garnoussi, Nadia (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 163:3: 63-82.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Psychology; Medicalization
  • Religion and medicalization: The case of ADHD.
    Li, Kati (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:2:309-327.

    Analyzes 2002 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data. Evangelicals were less likely to see Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as a disease, while frequent church attendance was related to being more likely to see it as such.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Medicalization; Practice; United States; Evangelical, U.S.A.
  • A eficácia simbólica e terapêutica de práticas religiosas entre os trabalhadores brasileiros no Japão.
    Matsue, Regina Yoshie, and Mário Henrique Ogasavara (2013)
    Religião e Sociedade 33:2: 102-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Migrant; Brazilian Japanese; Symbol; Healing; Medical
  • Negotiating religious differences: The strategies of interfaith chaplains in healthcare.
    Cadge, Wendy, and Emily Sigalow (2013)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 52:1: 146-158.

    Case study of a large U.S.A. hospital, using interviews & participant observation.

    Associated Search Terms: Hospital chaplain; Pluralism; Participant observation; Medical; Case study
  • Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine.
    Cadge, Wendy (2013)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Hospital; Hospital chaplain; Hospital worker; Medical; Nurse; Physician
  • Possibilities and limits of medical science: Debates over double-blind clinical trials of intercessory prayer.
    Cadge, Wendy (2012)
    Zygon 47:1: 43-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Prayer; Healing
  • "New age" spirituality as "tradition" of healthcare.
    Heelas, Paul (2012)
    In M. Cobb, C. Puchalski, and B. Rumbold (eds.) Spirituality in heathcare. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 69-76./In Paul Heelas (ed.) Spirituality in the Modern World. Within Religious Tradition and Beyond, vol. I. London: Routledge, pp. 252-70

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Spirituality; New age
  • Coercion, fetishes, and suffering in the daily lives of young Nigerian women in Italy.
    Taliani, Simona (2012)
    Africa 82:4: 579-608.

    Associated Search Terms: Fetish; Medical; Migrant; Nigerian Italians; Power
  • What do chaplains contribute to large academic hospitals? The perspectives of pediatric physicians and chaplains.
    Cadge, Wendy, Katherine Calle, and Jennifer Dillinger (2011)
    Journal of Religion and Health 50:2: 300-312.

    Associated Search Terms: Chaplain; Medical
  • Attention to inpatients' religious and spiritual concerns: predictors and association with patient satisfaction.
    Williams, Joshua A., David Meltzer, Vineet Arora, Grace Chung, and Farr A. Curlin (2011)
    Journal of General Internal Medicine 26:11: 1265-1271.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Patient
  • Jewish physicians' beliefs and practices regarding religion/spirituality in the clinical encounter.
    Stern, Robert M., Kenneth A. Raskinski, and Farr A. Curlin (2011)
    Journal of Religion and Health 50:4: 806-817.

    Associated Search Terms: Physician; Medical; Jewish, U.S.A.
  • "All Things Are Possible": Towards a Sociological Explanation of Pentecostal Miracles and Healings.
    Stolz, Jörg (2011)
    Sociology of Religion 72:4: 456-482.

    Based on interviews & close examination of a DVD of a healing workshop held in French-speaking Switzerland; suggests a combination of social techniques (suggestion, rhythm, music), contextual factors (audience size, beliefs), & causal mechanisms (probability, labeling, selection, & editing effects) produces healings.

    Associated Search Terms: Music; Pentecostal; Testimonial; Miracle; Case study; Methodology; Medical; Healing; Association Internationale des Ministères de Guérisons
  • Does Religion Protect Against Psychological Distress Among Chronically Ill and poor Women?
    Kilbourne, Barbara, Sherry M. Cummings, and Robert S. Levine (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 95-114.

    Analyzes interview data from low-income female patients in a Nashville, Tennessee, clinic. Dimensions of religion, arrived at through factor analysis, have modest but significant inverse effects on depression.

    Associated Search Terms: Poverty; Stress; Factor analysis; Mental health; Dimensions of religiosity; Women; Medical; Depression; United States, Tennessee, Nashville
  • Religion, spirituality, health, and medicine: Sociological intersections.
    Cadge, Wendy, and Brian Fair (2010)
    In Chloe Byrd, Allan Fremont, Stefan Timmermans, and Peter Conrad (eds.) Handbook of Medical Sociology. Nashville, Tennessee: Vanderbilt University Press, pp. 341-362.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Medical
  • Brazilian University Students and Religion.
    Oro, Ari Pedro, and Mauro Meirelles (2010)
    In Giuseppe Giordan (ed.) Annual Review of the Sociology of Religion. Vol. 1: Youth and Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 65-87.

    Analyzes survey & follow-up interview data from medical & social science students in Brazilian universities.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Students, social science; Belief; Students, medical; Brazil; Medical; Practice
  • Mortality Differentials and Religion in the United States: Religious Affiliation and Attendance.
    Sullivan, Allison R. (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:4: 740-753.

    Analyzes Health and Retirement Study data (1992-2006); Catholics, Evangelicals, & Black Protestants benefit from attendance.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Denomination (organizational entity); Practice; Mortality
  • Le rituel de l'eau bénite. Une réponse sociale et symbolique à la pandéme du sida.
    Hermann, Judith (2010)
    Les annales d'Étiopie 25: 229-245.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Ethiopian Orthodox; Medical; Ritual; Ethiopia
  • Sacrée Médecine. Histoire et Devenir d'un Sanctuaire de la Raison.
    Baubérot, Jean, and Raphaël Liogier (2010)
    Paris: Éditions Entrelacs.

    Religious secularization created a need for medical sacralization.

    Associated Search Terms: Death; Medical; Secularization; Orders/congregations; France
  • Life Satisfaction in Chronic Pain Patients: The Stress-buffering Role of the Centrality of Religion.
    Dezutter, Jessie, Linda A. Robinson, Koen Luyckx, and Dirk Hutsebaut (2010)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 49:3: 507-516.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from members of a Belgian patients association; centrality of religion as a meaning system buffers the effect of chronic pain on life satisfaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Pain; Medical; Life satisfaction; Belgium; Centrality of religion
  • Religion and Spirituality: A Barrier and a Bridge in the Everyday Professional Work of Pediatric Physicians.
    Cadge, Wendy, Elaine Howard Eckland, and Nicholas Short (2009)
    Social Problems 56:4: 702-721.

    Associated Search Terms: Spirituality; Physician; Medical
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Health. An Institutional Approach.
    Cadge, Wendy (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 836-856.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Nurse; Hospital chaplain; Physician
  • Islam and New Kinship: Reproductive Technology an the Sharia in Lebanon.
    Clarke, Morgan (2009)
    New York: Berghahn.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Islam, Lebanon; Moral; Lebanon; Medical
  • The Influence of Religiosity on Depression among Low-Income People with Diabetes.
    Kilbourne, Barbara, Sherry M. Cummings, and Robert S. Levine (2009)
    Health and Social Work 34: 137-147.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Medical; Poverty; Stress; Depression
  • De l'affliction à la prédication: quand les souffrants parlent à la communauté.
    Monnot, Christophe (2009)
    Social Compass 56:2: 214-225.

    Examines 4 testimonies in a charismatic service; discourse about suffering & requests for prayers raise the status of the ill from stigmatized.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Participant observation; Stigma; Switzerland, Geneva; Pentecostal, Switzerland
  • The Role of Religion in HIV-positive Women's Disclosure Experiences and Coping Strategies in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
    Maman, Suzanne, Rebecca Cathcart, Gillian Burkhardt, Serge Omba, and Frieda Behets (2009)
    Social Science & Medicine 6:5: 965-970.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Coping; Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa; Women; Medical
  • What do chaplains really do? II. Interventions in the New York Chaplaincy Study.
    Handzo, George F., Kevin J. Flannelly, Taryn Kudler, Sarah L. Fogg, Stephen R. Harding, Yusuf H. Hasan, A. Meigs Ross, and Bonita E. Taylor (2008)
    Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 14:1: 39-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Chaplain; Medical
  • What do chaplains really do? II. Visitation in the New York City Chaplaincy Study.
    Handzo, George F., Kevin J. Flannelly, Kathryn M. Murphy, John P. Bauman, Margaret Oettinger, Elaine Goodell, Yusuf H. Hasan, David P. Barrie, and Martha R. Jacobs (2008)
    Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 14:1: 20-38.

    Associated Search Terms: Chaplain; Medical
  • Selected findings from the "New York" and the "Metropolitan" chaplaincy studies: A 10-year comparison of chaplaincy in the New York City area.
    Vanderwerker, Lauren C., George F. Handzo, Sarah L. Fogg, and Jon A. Overvold (2008)
    Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 15:1: 13-24.

    Associated Search Terms: Chaplain; Medical
  • "I know he controls cancer": The Meaning of Religion among Black Caribbean and White British Patients with Advanced Cancer.
    Koffman, Jonathan, Myfanwy Morgan, Polly Edmonds, Peter Speck, and Irene J. Higginson (2008)
    Social Science & Medicine 67:5: 780-789.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Caribbean British; Great Britain; Coping
  • Seekership, spirituality and self-discovery: Ayurveda students in Britain.
    Warrier, Maya (2008)
    Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 4: 423-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Self; Spirituality; Great Britain; Hindu, Great Britain; Medical; Seeker
  • Congregational Support Networks, Health Beliefs, and Annual Medical Exams: Findings from a Nationwide Sample of Presbyterians.
    Ellison, Christopher G., Jinwoo Lee, Maureen R. Benjamins, Neal M. Krause, Daniell Nicole Ryan, and John P. Marcum (2008)
    Review of Religious Research 50:2: 176-193.

    Uses a 2007 Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. survey to test hypotheses about taking steps in preventive medicine. Church medical activities & social networks are important, beliefs not.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Health; Medical; Network
  • Hope for Healing: The Mobilization of Interest in Three Types of Religious Healing in the Netherlands Since 1850.
    Vellenga, Sipco J. (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 330-350.

    Interprets historical trends with market concepts.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Market model; Medical; Netherlands; Pentecostal, Netherlands; Esoteric; Entrepreneur, sectarian; Catholic, Netherlands; Healing
  • Faith, Morality and Mortality: The Ecological Impact of Religion on Population Health.
    Blanchard, Troy C., John P. Bartkowski, Todd L. Matthews, and Kent R. Kerley (2008)
    Social Forces 86:4: 1591-1620.

    Uses 2000 census county-level data, 2000 Glenmary membership data, & 1998-2002 U.S. mortality data. Number of conservative Protstant congregations predicts higher mortality, presumably because of otherworldliness & neglect of health infrastructure.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Individualism; United States; Mortality; Otherworldliness; Conservative, U.S.A.; Ecology
  • Pediatrician characteristics associated with attention to spirituality and religion in clinical practice.
    Grossoehme, Daniel H., Judith R. Ragsdale, Christine L. McHenry, Celia Thurston, Thomas DeWitt, and Larry Vandecreek (2007)
    Pediatrics 119:1: e117-123.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Physician
  • Challenges to Sanctuary: The Clergy as a Resource for Mental Health Care in the Community.
    Leavey, Gerard, Kate Loewenthal, and Michael King (2007)
    Social Science & Medicine 65:3: 548-559.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Medical; Clergy
  • Saint Healing in Dutch Catholicism: Mobilisation, Markets, and Modernity.
    Valenga, Sipco J. (2007)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 22:1: 75-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Healing; Catholic, Netherlands; Netherlands
  • Religious Interests in Community Collaboration. The Quiet Fight for Health Care in South Omaha.
    Crawford, Sue E.S. (2007)
    In Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.) Religious Interests in Community Conflict. Beyond the Culture Wars, Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, pp. 103-122.

    Examines clergy establishing a health ministry in south Omaha.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Nebraska, Omaha; Medical; Health; Activism
  • Religion and Reproductive Genetics: Beyond Views of Embryonic Life?
    Evans, John H. (2007)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46:4: 565-581.

    Analyzes 2004 internet survey data from Americans; focuses on views of pre-natal genetic testing & engineering.

    Associated Search Terms: Conservative, U.S.A.; Medical; Moral; Politics, U.S.A.; United States
  • Spirituality and Religion in Patients with HIV/AIDS.
    Cotton, Sian, Christina M. Puchalski, Susan N. Sherman, Joseph Mrus, Amy Pterman, Judith Feinberg, Kenneth I Pargament, Amy C. Justice, Anthony C. Leonard, and Joel Tsevat (2006)
    Journal of General Internal Medicine 21 (Supplement 5): S5-S13.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Medical
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Depressive Symptoms in Primary Care House Officers.
    Yi, Michael S., Sara E. Luckhaupt, Joseph M. Mrus, Caroline V. Mueller, Amy H. Peterman, Christina M. Puchalski, and Joel Tsevat. (2006)
    Ambulatory Pediatrics 6:2: 84-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Depression; Medical
  • The association of physicians' religious characteristics with their atttitudes and self-reported behaviors regarding religion and spirituality in the clinical encounter.
    Curlin, Farr A., Marshall H. Chin, Sarah A. Sellergren, Chad J. Roach, and John D. Lantos (2006)
    Medical Care 44:5: 446-453.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Physician
  • Culture, Religion and Spirituality in Coping: The Example of Cancer Patients in Sweden (Studia Sociologica Upsaliensia 53).
    Ahmadi, Fereshteh (2006)
    Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Coping; Medical
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