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Volume 2013, Article ID 128575, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/128575
Research Article

Faith as a Resource in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Is Associated with a Positive Interpretation of Illness and Experience of Gratitude/Awe

1Quality of Life, Spirituality and Coping, Institute of Integrative Medicine, Witten/Herdecke University, 58313 Herdecke, Germany
2Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), Universität Freiburg, 79098 Freiburg, Germany
3Department of Neurology, Communal Hospital Herdecke, 58313 Herdecke, Germany
4Department of Neurology and Palliative Care, Köln-Merheim Hospital, 51109 Cologne, Germany
5Neurological Hospital, Clinic of Lüdenscheid, 58515 Lüdenscheid, Germany
6Augusta Hospital Anholt, Neurological Hospital, 46419 Isselburg, Germany
7Caritas Science and Christian Social Work, Faculty of Theology, Albert-Ludwigs University, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
8Institute of Integrative Medicine, Witten/Herdecke University, 58313 Herdecke, Germany

Received 28 May 2013; Accepted 25 September 2013

Academic Editor: John Swinton

Copyright © 2013 Arndt Büssing et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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