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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Spirituality May Boost Mental Health, University of Missouri researchers

THURSDA Y, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News)

Spirituality Correlates to Better Mental Health Regardless of Religion, Say MU Researchers, Aug. 20, 2012
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Timothy Wall,, 573-882-3346

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Despite differences in rituals and beliefs among the world’s major religions, spirituality often enhances health regardless of a person’s faith, according to University of Missouri researchers. The MU researchers believe that health care providers could take advantage of this correlation between health – particularly mental health – and spirituality by tailoring treatments and rehabilitation programs to accommodate an individual’s spiritual inclinations.
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