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Clinical implications of spirituality to mental health: review of evidence and practical guidelines

Overview of attention for article published in Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria, April 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#25 of 411)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (89th percentile)

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Title
Clinical implications of spirituality to mental health: review of evidence and practical guidelines
Published in
Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria, April 2014
DOI 10.1590/1516-4446-2013-1255
Pubmed ID
Authors

Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Harold G. Koenig, Giancarlo Lucchetti

Abstract

Despite empirical evidence of a relationship between religiosity/spirituality (R/S) and mental health and recommendations by professional associations that these research findings be integrated into clinical practice, application of this knowledge in the clinic remains a challenge. This paper reviews the current state of the evidence and provides evidence-based guidelines for spiritual assessment and for integration of R/S into mental health treatment. PubMed searches of relevant terms yielded 1,109 papers. We selected empirical studies and reviews that addressed assessment of R/S in clinical practice. The most widely acknowledged and agreed-upon application of R/S to clinical practice is the need to take a spiritual history (SH), which may improve patient compliance, satisfaction with care, and health outcomes. We found 25 instruments for SH collection, several of which were validated and of good clinical utility. This paper provides practical guidelines for spiritual assessment and integration thereof into mental health treatment, as well as suggestions for future research on the topic.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Unknown 242 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 39 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 30 12%
Researcher 26 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 11%
Student > Bachelor 26 11%
Other 66 27%
Unknown 34 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 58 23%
Psychology 56 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 26 11%
Social Sciences 26 11%
Arts and Humanities 8 3%
Other 28 11%
Unknown 45 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 13. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 April 2018.
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#1,564,182
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Outputs from Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria
#25
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#20,762
of 192,365 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria
#1
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