Title

What physicians should know about spirituality and chronic pain

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date

2006-10

Document Type

Article

Subjects

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.

DOI of Published Version

10.1097/01.smj.0000242813.97953.1c

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Southern medical journal

Comments

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

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