Mclean Hospital

Video: Spirituality and Health – Research Findings From Serious Illness to Well Populations

Tracy A. Balboni, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute – Visiting Scholar Series

Presentation highlights include:

  • Contrasting the history of the relationship of spirituality and the practice of medicine to the current relationship of spirituality to the practice of medicine
  • Discussion of what research says about the role of spirituality in illness and the impact of spiritual care on patient outcomes in illness
  • Review of data regarding religious community participation and mortality, health behaviors, mental health outcomes, including depression, and completed suicide
November 7, 2019

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