The evolution of medicine away from individual patient-centered care and towards a more efficient, population-based approach has had large repercussions on the quality and depth of care delivered to the ill. As healthcare reforms in the United States continue to be made, the patient-physician relationship is being strained as the practice of medical care moves physicians away from seeing patients for more than their physical ailments. Dr. Abraham Nussbaum, director of adult inpatient psychiatry at Denver Health, thoughtfully Read more about An Interview with Dr. Abraham Nussbaum
Numerous media reports have been made on the findings from a recently published study in JAMA Internal Medicine by Drs. Shanshan Li, Meir Stampfer, David Williams, and Tyler VanderWeele entitled "Association of Religious Service Attendance with Mortality Among Women."
Association of Religious Service Attendance With Mortality Among Women
JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar 16 doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.1615
Li S, Stampfer M, Williams D, VanderWeele T
Studies on the association between attendance at religious services and mortality often have been limited by inadequate methods for reverse causation, inability to assess effects over time, and limited information on mediators and cause-specific mortality.
Pettet JR, Rodriguez VB, Herschkopf MD, McCarthy A, Betts J, Romo S, Michael Murphy J.
While past research indicates that mental health professionals are less religious than the public they serve, little is known about the implications of therapists' world views for their practice. In this study, approximately 50 therapists completed surveys that assessed self-identification in relation to spirituality, religion, and/or Read more about Peteet JR: Does a Therapist's World View Matter?