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Department of Family Medicine

Recent Research on Spirituality, Religion, and Health

Recent Publications

Handbook of Religion and Health, Second Edition; Koenig HG, King DE, and Carson B. Oxford Press, 2012

Anandarajah G, Craigie F, Hatch R, Kliewer S, Marchand L, King DE, Hobbs R, Daaleman T. Towards competency-based curricula in patient-centered spiritual care: recommended competencies for family medicine resident education. Academic Med; 2010; 85:1897-1904. 

Gillum RF, King DE, Obesian TO, Koenig HG. Frequency of attendance at religious services and mortality in a U.S. national cohort. Annals Epidemiol 2008; 18(2): 124-129.

King DE, Crisp JR. Case Discussion: do not neglect the spiritual history. South Med J 2007; 100(4): 426.

Player M, Mainous AG III, King DE, Geesey M. Psychosocial factors and progression from prehypertension to hypertension or coronary artery disease. Annals of Family Medicine. 2007; 5:403-411.

King DE. Spirituality, health, and medical care of adults. South Med J 2006; 99(10):1166-1167.

King DE, Cummings D, Whetstone L. Attendance at religious services and subsequent mental health in midlife women. IJPM 2005; 35(3): 287-297.

King DE, Pearson W. Religious attendance and continuity of care. Int J Psychiatry in Med. 2003; 33(4): 377-389.

King DE, Wells BJ. End of life issues and spiritual histories. Southern Med J 2003; 96(4): 391-393.

King DE, Blue AV, Mallin R, Thiedke C. Implementation and assessment of a spiritual history taking curriculum in the first year of medical school. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2004; 16(1): 64-68.

King DE. Publication in the field of spirituality, religion, and medicine: an uphill battle? South Med J. 2004;97(12):1150-1.

Hunter M, King DE. (Chapter) Non-hormonal, psychological, and spiritual facets of menopause. In: Handbook of Health for Mid-Life Women, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

King DE, Hunter MH, Harris J (Book). Finding Hope in the Mid-life: Dealing with the Psychological and Spiritual Aspects of Menopause. New York, Haworth Press, 2005.

King DE, Mainous AG, Pearson W. C-reactive protein, diabetes, and attendance at religious services. Diabetes Care 2002, 25: 1172-1176.

Oexmann MJ, Thomas JC, Taylor KB, Garvey WT, O’Neil PM, Lackland DT, and Egan BM. Short-term impact of a church-based approach to lifestyle change on cardiovascular risk in African Americans. Ethnicity and Disease 10(1):17-23, 2000.

Oexmann MJ, Ascanio R, and Egan BM. Efficacy of a church-based intervention on cardiovascular risk reduction. Ethnicity and Disease Suppl. 11: 817-822, 2001.

Silvestri GA. Importance of faith on medical decisions regarding cancer care. J. Clin. Oncol. 21(7): 1379-1382, 2003.


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