Spirituality/Medicine Interface Project

An Introduction to the Spirituality/Medicine Interface Project

Authors: Ronald C. Hamdy, MD, FACP, FRCP

Abstract

Faith and healing have long been intertwined and are often difficult to separate. Even in the present days of rigorous scientific experimentation and evidence-based medicine, there is no doubt that, at least in some instances, faith instrumentally affects the prognosis of illness.

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