"Spirituality" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Sensitivity or attachment to religious values, or to things of the spirit as opposed to material or worldly interests. (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed, and Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Spirituality" by people in Profiles.
Kim J, Hulett J, Heiney SP. Forgiveness and Health Outcomes in Cancer Survivorship: A Scoping Review. Cancer Nurs. 2021 Jul-Aug 01; 44(4):E181-E192.
Higgins E, Coyne HL, Rogers CKM, Infanzon J, Velez N, Coyne P. The CASH assessment tool: A window into existential suffering. J Health Care Chaplain. 2022 Oct-Dec; 28(4):482-496.
Vaughan LM, Kofmehl EL. Life, Love, Hope, Faith, and Death-Too Complex for Likert. J Palliat Care. 2020 Apr; 35(2):116-119.
Mollica MA, Underwood W, Homish GG, Homish DL, Orom H. Spirituality is associated with less treatment regret in men with localized prostate cancer. Psychooncology. 2017 Nov; 26(11):1839-1845.
Mollica MA, Underwood W, Homish GG, Homish DL, Orom H. Spirituality is associated with better prostate cancer treatment decision making experiences. J Behav Med. 2016 Feb; 39(1):161-9.
Edlund BJ. Revisiting spirituality in aging. J Gerontol Nurs. 2014 Jul; 40(7):4-5.
Ford DW, Downey L, Engelberg R, Back AL, Curtis JR. Association between Physician Trainee Self-Assessments in Discussing Religion and Spirituality and Their Patients' Reports. J Palliat Med. 2014 Apr; 17(4):453-62.
Mollica M, Newman SD. Breast cancer in African Americans: from patient to survivor. J Transcult Nurs. 2014 Oct; 25(4):334-40.
Sterba KR, Burris JL, Heiney SP, Ruppel MB, Ford ME, Zapka J. "We both just trusted and leaned on the Lord": a qualitative study of religiousness and spirituality among African American breast cancer survivors and their caregivers. Qual Life Res. 2014 Sep; 23(7):1909-20.
Mollica M, Nemeth L. Spirituality measurement in African American cancer survivors: a critical literature review. J Holist Nurs. 2013 Sep; 31(3):214-25.