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"Do Patients Want Physicians to Inquire About Their Spiritual or Religious Beliefs If They Become Gravely Ill?"

by Ehman, J. W., Ott, B. B., Ciampa, R. C., Short, T. H. and Hansen-Flaschen, J.,
in The Archives of Internal Medicine 159, no. 15 (August 9/23, 1999): 1803-1806.



Ahmed, W., Choudhry, A. M., Alam, A. Y. and Kaisar, F. "Muslim Patients Perceptions of Faith-Based Healing and Religious Inclination of Treating Physicians." Pakistan Heart Journal 40, nos. 3-4 (July-December 2007): 61-65.

Ai, A. L., Bolling, S. F. and Peterson, C. "The Use of Prayer by Coronary Artery Bypass Patients." International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 10, no. 4 (October 2000): 205-220.

Anand, J. "Toward a Conceptual Formulation of Psychological Healing." Psychological Studies [Special Issue: Psychology of Health and Well-Being] 51, nos. 2-3 (April-July 2006): 119-125.

Anandarajah, G. "The 3 H and BMSEST Models for Spirituality in Multicultural Whole-Person Medicine." Annals of Family Medicine 6, no. 5 (September-October 2008): 448-458.

Anandarajah, G. and Hight, E. "Spirituality and Medical Practice: Using the HOPE Questions as a Practical Tool for Spiritual Assessment." American Family Physician 63, no. 1 (January 1, 2001): 81-88.

Ariana, R. "Palliative Care and Spirituality." Paliatia: Journal of Palliative Care 3, no. 4 (October 2010): 5-15.

Awasthi, P. "Spirituality and Health: A Psychological Inquiry." Purushartha Journal [Uttar Pradesh, India] 4, no. 1 (March-August 2011): 89-110.

Baetz, M. and Toews, J. "Clinical Implications of Research on Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health." Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 54, no. 5 (May 2009): 292-301.

Balboni, M. J., Babar, A., Jennifer Dillinger, J., Andrea C. Phelps, A. C., George, E., Susan D. Block, S. D., Kachnic, L., Jessica Hunt, J., Peteet, J., Holly G. Prigerson, H. G., VanderWeele, T. J. and Balboni, T. A. "'It Depends': Viewpoints of Patients, Physicians, and Nurses on Patient-Practitioner Prayer in the Setting of Advanced Cancer." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management [Online ahead of print, January 28, 2011].

Balboni, M. J. and Balboni, T. A. "Reintegrating Care for the Dying, Body and Soul." Harvard Theological Review 103, no. 3 (2010): 351-364.

Balboni, T., Balboni, M., Paulk, M. E., Phelps, A., Wright, A., Peteet, J., Block, S., Lathan, C., VanderWeele, T., and Prigerson, H. "Support of Cancer Patients' Spiritual Needs and Associations with Medical Care Costs at the End of Life." Cancer 117, no. 23 (December 1, 2011): 5383-5391.

Balboni, T. A., Vanderwerker, L. C., Block, S. D., Paulk, M. E., Lathan, C. S., Peteet, J. R. and Prigerson, H. G. "Religiousness and Spiritual Support Among Advanced Cancer Patients and Associations with End-of-Life Treatment Preferences and Quality of Life." Journal of Clinical Oncology 25, no. 5 (February 10, 2007): 555-560.

Banks, J. W. "The Importance of Incorporating Faith and Spirituality Issues in the Care of Patients with Chronic Daily Headache." Current Pain and Headache Reports 10, no. 1 (February 2006): 41-46.

Bansal, R., Maroof, K. A., Parashar, P. and Pant, B. "Spirituality and Health: A Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Study among Doctors of North India." Spirituality and Health International 9, no. 4 (December 2008): 263-269.

Barnett, K. G. and Fortin, A. H, VI. "Spirituality and Medicine: A Workshop for Medical Students and Residents." Journal of General Internal Medicine 21, no. 5 (May 2006): 481-485.

Bekelman, D. B., Rumsfeld, J. S., Havranek, E. P., Yamashita, T. E., Hutt, E., Gottlieb, S. H., Dy, S. M. and Kutner, J. S. "Symptom Burden, Depression, and Spiritual Well-Being: A Comparison of Heart Failure and Advanced Cancer Patients." Journal of General Internal Medicine 24, no. 5 (May 2009): 592-598.

Berg, G. M., Crowe, R. E., Budke, G., Norman, J., Swick, V., Nyberg, S. and Lee, F. "Kansas Physician Assistants? Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding Spirituality and Religiosity in Patient Care." Journal of Religion and Health 2011: online ahead of print.

Berg, G. M., Crowe, R. E., Wong, B. and Siebert, J. "Trends in Publication of Spirituality/Religiosity Articles in Critical Care Populations." Journal of Religion and Health 49. no. 3 (September 2010): 333:336.

Bernstein, K., D'Angelo, L. J. and Lyon, M. E. "An Exploratory Study of HIV+ Adolescents' Spirituality: Will You Pray with Me?" Journal of Religion and Health 2012: available online ahead of print from the journal website as of January 19, 2012.

Bogner, H., Dobransky, L. N., and Wittink, M. N. "Patient Ethnicity and Perceptions of Families and Friends Regarding Depression Treatment." Ethnicity and Health 13, no, 5 (November 2008): 465-478.

Bonelli, R. M. "Religiositat in der modernen Psychiatrie." [German] Imago Hominis 12, no. 4 (2005): 263-277.

Borneman, T., Ferrel, B. and Puchalski, C. M. "Evaluation of the FICA tool for spiritual assessment." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 40, no. 2 (August 2010): 163-173.

Boss, R. D., Hutton, N., Donohue, P. K. and Arnold, R. M. "Neonatologist Training to Guide Family Decision Making for Critically Ill Infants." Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 163, no. 9 (September 2009): 783-788.

Boston, P. H. and Mount, B. M. "The Caregiver's Perspective on Existential and Spiritual Distress in Palliative Care." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 32, no. 1 (July 2006): 13-26.

Boudreaux, E. D., O'Hea, E. and Chasuk, R. "Spiritual Role in Healing--An Alternative Way of Thinking." Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice 29, no. 2 (June 2002): 439-454.

Bradley, C. T. and Brasel, K. J., "Core Competencies in Palliative Care for Surgeons: Interpersonal and Communication Skills." American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 24, no. 6 (December-January 2008): 499-507.

Brown, A. E., Whitney, S. N. and Duffy, J. D. "The Physician's Role in the Assessment and Treatment of Spiritual Distress at the End of Life." Palliative and Supportive Care 4, no. 1 (March 2006): 81-86.

Brown, W. N. "The Orere Source: Abstracts from Pastoral Care and Other Health Care Journals." Scottish Journal of Healthcare Chaplaincy 2, no. 2 (1999): 35-39.

Bussing, A., Ostermann, T. and Matthiessen, P. F. "The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Medical Patients in Germany." Journal of Religion and Health 44, no. 3 (September 2005): 321-340.

Bussing, A., Ostermann, T. and Matthiessen, P. F. "Spirituelle Bedurfnisse krebskranker Menschen--Einstellung und Praxis." [German] Deutsche Zeitschrift für Onkologie 37, no. 1 (March 2005): 13-22.

Cadge, W. and Ecklund, E. H. "Prayers in the Clinic: How Pediatric Physicians Respond." Southern Medical Journal 102, no. 12 (December 2009): 1218-1221.

Casarez, R. L. P. and Engebretson, J.C. "Ethical Issues of Incorporating Spiritual Care into Clinical Practice." Journal of Clinical Nursing 21, nos. 15-16 (August 2012): 2099-2107.

Catlin, E. A., Guillemin, J. H., Thiel, M. M., Hammond, S., Wang, M. L. and O'Donnell, J. "Spiritual and Religious Components of Patient Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Sacred Themes in a Secular Setting." Journal of Perinatology 21, no. 7 (October-November 2001): 426-430.

Cawley, D. and Pinnock, H. "Palliative Care in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease." European Respiratory Disease 8, no. 1 (2012): 34-39.

Chattopadhyay, S. "Religion, Spirituality, Health and Medicine: Why Should Indian Physicians Care?" Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 53, no. 4 (October-December 2007): 262-266. [--Available from]

Chibnall, J. T., Jeral, J. M., Cerullo, M., Knorp, J. F. and Duckro, P. N. "Medical School Exposure to Spirituality and Response to a Hypothetical Cancer Patient." Journal of Cancer Education 17, no. 4 (Winter 2002): 188-190.

Chochinov, H. M. and Cann, B. J. "Interventions to Enhance the Spiritual Aspects of Dying." Journal of Palliative Medicine 8, Supplement 1 (February 2005): S103-S115.

Chollet, J. A. "On the Question of Religion and Medicine." Bulletin of the Allegheny County Medical Society 94, no. 1 (January 2005): 8-9.

Cohen, C. B., Wheeler, S. E., Scott, D. A. and the Anglican Working Group in Bioethics. "Walking a Fine Line: Physician Inquiries into Patients' Religious and Spiritual Beliefs." Hastings Center Report 31, no. 5 (September-October 2001): 29-39.

Collins, M. "Unfolding Spirituality: Working With and Beyond Definitions...Including Commentary by Beauregard, C. and Sadlo, G." International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation 13, no. 6 (June 2006): 254-258.

Cotton, S., Weekes, J. C., McGrady, M. E., Rosenthal, S. L., Yi, M. S., Pargament, K., Succop, P., Humenay Roberts, Y. and Tsevat, J. "Spirituality and Religiosity in Urban Adolescents with Asthma." Journal of Religion and Health 51, no. 1 (March 2012): 118-131.

Coyle, B. R. "Twelve Myths of Religion and Psychiatry: Lessons for Training Psychiatrists in Spiritually Sensitive Treatments." Mental Health, Religion, and Culture 4, no. 2 (November 2001): 149-174.

Creutzfeldt, C. J., Holloway R. G. and Walker, M. "Symptomatic and Palliative Care for Stroke Survivors." Journal of General Internal Medicine (2012): online ahead of print from the journal website as of January 19, 2012.

Croton, E. "Spirituality and Health." Triple Helix: Journal of the Christian Medical Fellowship 24 (Summer 2003): 16-17.

Curlin, F. A. "Is Religious Devotion Relevant to the Doctor-Patient Relationship?" Journal of Family Practice 53, no. 8 (August 2004): 632-636.

Curlin, F. A., Chin, M. H., Sellergren, S. A., Roach, C. J. and Lantos, J. D. "Association of Physicians' Religious Characteristics with Their Attitudes and Self-Reported Behaviors Regarding Religion and Spirituality in the Clinical Encounter." Medical Care 44, no. 5 (May 2006): 446-453.

Curlin, F. A. and Hall, D. E. "Strangers or Friends? A Proposal for a New Spirituality-in-Medicine Ethic." Journal of General Internal Medicine 20, no. 4 (April 2005): 370-374.

Curtis, J. R. "Opieka paliatywna oraz opieka koncowego okresu zycia u chorych na ciezka postac POChP." [Polish] Medycyna Paliatywna w Praktyce 3, no. 3 (2009): 134-143. [Version of Curtis, J. R. et al., "Patient-Physician Communication About End-of-Life Care for Patients with Severe COPD," cited below.]

Curtis, J. R. "Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Patients with Severe COPD." European Respiratory Journal 32, no. 3 (September 2008): 796-803.

Curtis, J. R., Engelberg, R. A., Nielsen, E. L., Au, D. H. and Patrick, D. L. "Patient-Physician Communication About End-of-Life Care for Patients with Severe COPD." European Respiratory Journal 24, no. 2 (August 2004): 200-205.

Davidson, J. E., Powers, K., Hedayat, K. M., Tieszen, M., Kon, A. A., Shepard, E., Spuhler, V., Todres, I. D., Levy, M., Barr, J., Ghandi, R., Hirsch, G. and Armstrong, D. "Clinical Practice Guidelines for Support of the Family in the Patient-Centered Intensive Care Unit: American College of Critical Care Medicine Task Force 2004-2005." Critical Care Medicine 35, no. 2 (February 2007): 605-622.

Davison S. N. and Jhangri, G. S. "Existential and Supportive Care Needs Among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease." Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (2010) article in press, available online ahead of print.

De Marco, D. G. "The Contemplative Physician: Understanding the Clinician as simul in actione contemplativus." Budhi: A Journal of Ideas and Culture 4, nos. 2-3 (2000): 129-185.

DiLalla, L. F., Hull, S. K. and Dorsey, J. K. "Effect of Gender, Age, and Relevant Course Work on Attitudes Toward Empathy, Patients Spirituality, and Physician Wellness." Teaching and Learning in Medicine 16, no. 2 (Spring 2004): 165-170.

Dima-Cozma, C. "Religion and Medicine or the Spiritual Dimension of Healing." Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 11, no. 31 (Spring 2012): 31-48.

Dunn, G. P. "Patient Assessment in Palliative Care: How to See the 'Big Picture' and What to Do When 'There Is No More We Can Do.'" Journal of the American College of Surgeons 193, no. 5 (November 2001): 565-573.

Dunn, G. P. "Restoring Palliative Care as a Surgical Tradition." Bulletin of the American Academy of Surgeons 89, no. 4 (April 2004): 23-29.

Easom, L. R. "Prayer: Folk Home Remedy vs. Spiritual Practice." Journal of Cultural Diversity 13, no. 3 (Fall 2006): 146-151.

Ebneter, M., Binder, M. and Saller, R. "Fernheilung und klinische Forschung." [German] Forschende Komplementärmedizin und Klassische Naturheilkunde 8, no. 5 (October 2001): 274-287.

Edwards, A., Pang, N., Shiu, V. and Chan, C. "The Understanding of Spirituality and the Potential Role of Spiritual Care in End-of-Life and Palliative Care: A Meta-Study of Qualitative Research." Palliative Medicine 24, no. 8 (December 2010): 753-770.

Edwards, R. "Religion Should Be Considered in Medical Practice." Student British Medical Journal 11, no. 12 (December 2003): 476. [Letter]

El Nawawi, N. M., Balboni, M. J. and Balboni, T. A. "Palliative Care and Spiritual Care: The Crucial Role of Spiritual Care in the Care of Patients with Advanced Illness." Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care 6, no. 2 (June 2012): 269-274.

Ellis, M. R. and Campbell, J. D. "Concordant Spiritual Orientations as a Factor in Physician-Patient Spiritual Discussions: A Qualitative Study." Journal of Religion and Health 44, no. 1 (April 2005): 39-53.

Ellis, M. R. and Campbell, J. D. "Patients' Views About Discussing Spiritual Issues With Primary Care Physicians." Southern Medical Journal 97, no. 12 (December 2004): 1158-1164.

Ellis, M. R., Campbell, J. D., Detwiler-Breidenbach, A. and Hubbard, D. K. "What Do Family Physicians Think About Spirituality in Clinical Practice?" Journal of Family Practice 51, no. 3 (March 2002): 249-254.

Ellis, M. R., Thomlinson, P., Gemmill, C. and Harris, W. "The Spiritual Needs and Resources of Hospitalized Primary Care Patients." Journal of Religion and Health (2012): online ahead of print from the journal website, as of February 7, 2012.

Emery, E. E. and Pargament, K. I. "The Many Faces of Religious Coping in Late Life: Conceptualization, Measurement, and Links to Well-Being." Ageing International 29, no. 1 (Winter 2004): 3-27.

Farkas, L., Takacs, I., Donath, A. and Gerevich, J. "A vallasossag hatasa az egeszsegre: tapasztalati adatok attekintese [The effect of religiousness on health: review of data collected]." [Hungarian] Egeszsegfejlesztes 46, no. 4 (2005): 29-34.

Fins, J. J., Gentilesco, B. J., Carver, A, Lister, P., Acres, C. A., Payne, R. and Storey-Johnson, C. "Reflective, Practice and Palliative Care Education: A Clerkship Responds to the Informal and Hidden Curricula." Academic Medicine 78, no. 3 (March 2003): 307-312.

Flannelly, K. J., Weaver, A. J. and Costa, K. G. "Systematic Review of Religion and Spirituality in Three Palliative Care Journals, 1990-1999." Journal of Palliative Care 20, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 50-56.

Fleming, D. A. "Making Difficult Choices at the End of Life: A Personal Challenge for All Participants." Missouri Medicine 101, no. 6 (November/December 2004): 53-58.

Fonseca, C., Oliveira, M. M., Cardoso, J. S., Ferro, J., Merioua, I., Mendes, M. and Primo, J. "Mudanca de abordagem no tratamento da fibrilhacao auricular." Patient Care: A Revista da Melhor Pratica Clinica para o Medico Actual [Portuguese Edition] 15, no. 162 (September 2010): 71-81.

Ford, D. F. "Religion and End-of-Life Decisions in Critical Care: Where the Word Meets Deed." Intensive Care Medicine (2012): online ahead of print from the journal website as of April 14, 2012.

Ford, D. W., Downey, L., Engelberg, R., Back, A. L. and Curtis, J. R. "Discussing Religion and Spirituality Is an Advanced Communication Skill: An Exploratory Structural Equation Model of Physician Trainee Self-Ratings." Journal of Palliative Medicine 15, no. 1 (January 2012): 63-70.

Foster, D. "Are Faith and Healthcare Compatible?" Today’s Christian Doctor 31, no. 3 (Fall 2000): 26-30.

Fredericks, M., Odiet, J. A., Miller, S. I. and Fredericks, J. "Toward a Conceptual Reexamination of the Patient-Physician Relationship in the Healthcare Institution for the New Millennium." Journal of the National Medical Association 98, no. 3 (March 2006): 378-385.

Friedemann, M. L, Mouch, J. and Racey, T. "Nursing the Spirit: The Framework of Systemic Organization." Journal of Advanced Nursing 39, no. 4 (August 2002): 325-332.

Gabor, G. "Miert elnek tovabb a vallasos emberek?" [Hungarian] Csaladorvosi Forum (June 2005): 46-49.

Gallagher, E. B. "Psychosocial Theology? A Mental-Health Oriented Essay Stimulated by W. W. Meissner's 'The Cultic Origins of Christianity.'" Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 189, no. 9 (September 2001): 571-574.

Gallagher. E. B., Wadsworth, A. L. and Stratton, T. D. "Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health." Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 190, no. 10 (October 2002): 697-704.

George, L. K. "Research Design in End-of-Life Research: State of Science." Gerontologist 42, Special Issue 3 (October 2002): 86-98.

Gillum, R. F., King, D. E., Obisesan, T. O., and Koenig, H. G. "Frequency of Attendance at Religious Services and Mortality in a US National Cohort." Annals of Epidemiology 18, no. 2 (February 2008): 124-129

Goldstein, M. S. "Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Its Emerging Role in Oncology" Journal of Psychosocial Oncology 21, no. 2 (2003): 1-21.

Goldstein, M. S. "The Emerging Socioeconomic and Political Support for Alternative Medicine in the United States." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 583 (September 2002): 44-63.

Good, P. D. "Advances in Palliative Care Relevant to the Wider Delivery of Healthcare." Medical Journal of Australia 179, no. 6 Suppl. (September 15, 2003): S44-S46.

Grassi, L. "Ideazione Suicidaria: Implicazioni al Termine della Vita." [Italian] La Rivista Italiana di Cure Palliative 5, no. 4 (December 2005): 33-42.

Griffith, P. "Spirituality in Medicine." West Indian Medical Journal 49, no. 2 (June 2001): 108-109.

Grossoehme, D. H., Ragsdale, J. R., McHenry, C. L., Thurston, C., DeWitt, T. and VandeCreek, L. "Pediatrician Characteristics Associated with Attention to Spirituality and Religion in Clinical Practice." Pediatrics 119, no. 1 (January 2007): E117-123.

Guilfoyle, J. and St. Pierre-Hansen, N. "Religion in Primary Care: Let’s Talk About It." Canadian Family Physician 58, no. 3 (March 2012): 249-251.

Hamilton, J. L. and Levine, J. P. "Neo-Pagan Patients' Preferences Regarding Physician Discussion of Spirituality." Family Medicine 38, no. 2 (February 2006): 83-84.

Handzo, G. and Koenig, H. G. "God at the Bedside." New England Journal of Medicine 351, no. 2 (July 8, 2004): 192-193. [Letter; response to Goopman, J. "God at the Bedside." New England Journal of Medicine 350, no. 12 (March 18, 2004): 1176-1178.]

Handzo, G. and Koenig, H. G. "Spiritual Care: Whose Job Is It Anyway?" Southern Medical Journal 97, no. 12 (December 2004): 1242-1244.

Hasnain, N., Ansari, S. A. and Samantray, S. "Spirituality and Happiness as Correlates of Well-being in Religious Women." European Journal of Social Sciences 20, no. 3 (March 2011): 431-442.

Hebert, R., Zdaniuk, B., Schulz, R. and Scheier, M. "Positive and Negative Religious Coping and Well-Being in Women with Breast Cancer." Journal of Palliative Medicine 12, no. 6 (June 2009): 537-545.

Hebert, R. S., Jenckes, M. W., Ford, D. E., O'Connor, D. R. and Cooper, L. A. "Patient Perspectives on Spirituality and the Patient-Physician Relationship." Journal of General Internal Medicine 16, no. 10 (October 2001): 685-692.

Hermann, C. P. "The Degree to which Spiritual Needs of Patients Near the End of Life Are Met." Oncology Nursing Forum 34, no. 1 (January 2007): 70-78.

Hermann, C. P. "Spiritual Needs of Dying Patients: A Qualitative Study." Oncology Nursing Forum 28, no. 1 (January-February 2001): 67-72.

Heyman, J. C., Buchanan, R., Marlowe, D. and Sealy, Y. "Social Workers' Attitudes Toward the Role of Religion and Spirituality in Social Work Practice." The Journal of Pastoral Counseling 41 (2006): 3-19. []

Hickman, S. E., Tilden, V. P, and Tolle, S. W. "Family Perceptions of Worry, Symptoms, and Suffering in the Dying." Journal of Palliative Care 20, no. 1 (Spring 2004): 20-27.

Higginbotham, A. R. and Marcy, T. R. "Spiritual Assessment: A New Outlook on the Pharmacist's Role." American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy 63, no. 2 (January 15, 2006): 169-173.

Highfield, M. E. F. and Osterhues, D. "Spiritual Care Rights and Quality of Care: Perspectives of Physical Therapy Students." Journal for Healthcare Quality 25, no. 1 (January-February 2003): 12-16.

Hills, J., Paice, J. A., Cameron, J. R. and Shott, S. "Spirituality and Distress in Palliative Care Consultation." Journal of Palliative Medicine 8, no. 4 (August 2005): 782-788.

Hodges, S. D., Humphreys, S. C. and Eck, J. C. "Effect of Spirituality on Successful Recovery from Spinal Surgery." Southern Medical Journal 95, no. 12 (December 2002): 1381-1384.

Holmes, S. M., Rabow, M. W. and Dibble, S. L. "Screening the Soul: Communication Regarding Spiritual Concerns Among Primary Care Physicians and Seriously Ill Patients Approaching the End of Life." American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 23, no. 1 (January-February 2006): 25-33.

Houskamp, B. M., Fisher. L. A,. and Stuber, M. L. "Spirituality in Children and Adolescents: Research Findings and Implications for Clinicians and Researchers." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America 13, no. 1 (January 2004): 221-230.

Jenkins, E. D., Yip, M., Melman, L., Frisella, M. M., Matthews, B. D. "Informed Consent: Cultural and Religious Issues Associated with the Use of Allogeneic and Xenogeneic Mesh Products." Journal of the American College of Surgeons 210, no. 4 (April 2010): 402-410.

Jensen, S. B. and Phillips, C. B. "Bearing Witness Through Medicine: An Exploratory Study of Attitudes to Service Among Australian Evangelical Christian Doctors." Journal of Religion and Health (2011): online ahead of print on the journal website, as of December 1, 2011.

Johnson, K. S., Elbert-Avila, K. I. and Tulsky, J. A. "The Influence of Spiritual Beliefs and Practices on the Treatment Preferences of African Americans: A Review of the Literature." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 53, no. 4 (April 2005): 711-719.

Johnson, K. S., Tulsky, J. A., Hays, J. C., Arnold, R. M., Olsen, M. K., Lindquist, J. H. and Steinhauser, K. E. "Which Domains of Spirituality Are Associated with Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Advanced Illness?" Journal of General Internal Medicine 26, no. 7 (July 2011): 751-758.

Johnson, S. S. and Kushner, R. F. "Mind/Body Medicine: An Introduction for the Generalist Physician and Nutritionist." Nutrition in Clinical Care 4, no. 5 (September-October 2001): 256-264.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. "Evaluating your spiritual assessment process." The Source 3, no. 2 (February 2005): 6-7.

Jonnalagadda, S., Lin, J. J., Nelson, J. E., Powell, C. A., Salazar-Schicchi, J., Berman, A. R., Keller, S., Smith, C. B., Lurslurchachai, L., Halm, E. A., Leventhal, H. and Wisnivesky, J. P. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Beliefs about Lung Cancer Care." Chest (2012): online ahead of print from the journal website, as of July 15, 2012.

Kang, J., Shin, D. W., Choi, J. Y., Park, C. H., Baek, Y. J., Mo, H. N., Song, M. O., Park, S. A., Moon, D. H. and Son, K. Y. "Addressing the Religious and Spiritual Needs of Dying Patients by Healthcare Staff in Korea: Patient Perspectives in a Multi-Religious Asian Country." Psycho-Oncology 21, no. 4 (April 2012): 374-381.

Kaut, K. P. "Religion, Spirituality, and Existentialism Near the End of Life: Implications for Assessment and Application." American Behavioral Scientist 46, no. 2 (October 2002): 220-234.

Keung, Y.-K. and McQuellon, R. "When Medical Meets Spiritual." North Carolina Medical Journal 62, no. 4 (July-August 2001): 192-194.

King, D. E., Blue, A., Mallin, R. and Thiedke, C. "Implementation and Assessment of a Spiritual History Taking Curriculum in the First Year of Medical School." Teaching and Learning in Medicine 16, no. 1 (Winter 2004): 64-68.

King, D. E. and Crisp, J. "Spirituality and Health Care Education in Family Medicine Residency Programs." Family Medicine 37, no. 6 (June 2005): 399-403.

King, D. E. and Wells, B. J. "End-of-Life Issues and Spiritual Histories." Southern Medical Journal 96, no. 4 (April 2003): 391-393.

Klein, C. and Albani, C. "Religiousness and Mental Health: An Overview about Findings, Conclusions, and Consequences for Clinical Practice." [German] Psychiatrische Praxis 34, no. 2 (March 2007): 58-65.

Kliewer, S. "Allowing Spirituality into the Healing Process." Journal of Family Practice 53, no. 8 (August 2004): 616-624.

Koenig, H. G. "An 83-Year-Old Woman with Chronic Illness and Strong Religious Beliefs." JAMA 288, no. 4 (July 24, 2002): 487-493.

Koenig, H. G. "Health Care and Faith Communities: How Are They Related?" Journal of General Internal Medicine 18, no. 11 (November 2003): 962-963.

Koenig, H. G. "Religion, Congestive Heart Failure, and Chronic Pulmonary Disease." Journal of Religion and Health 41, no. 3 (Fall 2002): 263-278.

Koenig, H. G. "Religion, Spirituality, and Medicine: Research Findings and Implications for Clinical Practice." Southern Medical Journal 97, no. 12 (December 2004): 1194-1200.

Kraft, M. "Holistic Issues in the Preoperative Period." International Anesthesiology Clinics 40, no. 2 (Spring 2002): 201-212.

Kremer, H., Ironson, G. and Porr, M. "Spiritual and Mind–Body Beliefs as Barriers and Motivators to HIV-Treatment Decision-Making and Medication Adherence? A Qualitative Study." AIDS Patient Care and STDs 23, no. 2 (February 2009): 127-134.

Kuin, A., Deliens, L., van Zuylen, L., Courtens, A. M., Vernooij-Dassen, M. J. F. J., van der Linden, B. and van der Wal, G. "Spiritual Issues in Palliative Care Consultations in the Netherlands" Palliative Medicine 20, no. 6 (September 2006): 585-592.

LaRocca-Pitts, M. A. "FACT: Taking a Spiritual History in a Clinical Setting." Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy 15, no. 1 (2008): 1-12.

Larson, D. B. and Koenig, H. G. "Is God Good for Your Health? The Role of Spirituality in Medical Care." Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 67, no. 2 (February 2000): 80, 83-84.

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