Title

What physicians should know about spirituality and chronic pain

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Date

10-2006

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Chronic Disease; Humans; Pain; *Physician's Practice Patterns; Physician-Patient Relations; Religion and Medicine; *Spirituality

Disciplines

Psychiatry

Abstract

Summary: When assessing and treating patients with pain, physicians may benefit from attending to patients’ descriptions of how they use spiritual and religious resources to cope with pain.

Comments

Citation: South Med J. 2006 Oct;99(10):1174-5. DOI 10.1097/01.smj.0000242813.97953.1c

At the time of publication, Amy B. Wachholtz was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

17100061