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ISRN Psychiatry
Volume 2012, Article ID 278730, 33 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/278730
Review Article

Religion, Spirituality, and Health: The Research and Clinical Implications

1Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, P.O. Box 3400, Durham, NC 27705, USA
2Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21413, Saudi Arabia

Received 25 September 2012; Accepted 15 October 2012

Academic Editors: S. M. Hyman and B. J. Mitterauer

Copyright © 2012 Harold G. Koenig. 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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