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Annals of Behavioral Medicine: Spirituality, Religiousness, by Paul J. Mills

By Paul J. Mills

The impetus for this targeted factor arose from a panel presentation on spirituality, religiousness, and future health on the annual assembly of the Society of Behavioral medication. jointly, the articles offer readers with an appreciation of the varied study and scientific demanding situations concerned about realizing the effect of religious ideals and practices on well-being, and the artistic techniques being taken to deal with them.

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Non-organized Rel. 22 1 Note. Numbers in parentheses represent subscale correlations. F = factor; Hoge = Hoge Intrinsic Religious Motivation Scale; Duke = Duke Religion Index; Intrinsic = Intrinsic Religiosity; ESSI = Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Social Support Instrument. an = 49 for correlations between Ironson–Woods Spirituality/Religiousness Index, Hoge, and Duke. All other correlations, n = 279, except cortisol n = 179 and safe sex n =160. 05. 01. ing others with HIV. The Ironson–Woods SR Index was not correlated significantly with medication adherence (not included in table).

In their ambivalence toward organized religion (13), some have been able to redefine their connection with the sacred in new terms outside of traditional religion and, therefore, have had to struggle to find a way to do so. Finally, the studied group represents wide ethnic diversity and socioeconomic backgrounds. Traditional religious institutions are places of importance both to ethnic majorities and minorities and remain an important site for community social gatherings where minorities may be supported (14).

1997, 227:1940–1944. (60) Brown J: The Self. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998. D. Department of Psychology and Psychiatry University of Miami George F. D. University of California Los Angeles Elizabeth G. A. D. H. National Institute for Healthcare Research Teresa E. D. University of Wisconsin, Madison concentrations and altruistic behavior as mediators of the relation between SR and long survival. ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of an instrument that measures both spirituality and religiousness, to examine the relation between spirituality and religiousness and important health outcomes for people living with HIV, and to examine the potential mediators of these relations.

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