Religion, Spirituality, and Stress

  • George S. EverlyJr.
  • Jeffrey M. Lating


In Chap. 10, we reviewed the process of meditation as a treatment for human stress. The reader will recall that the history of meditation is grounded firmly in religion. We will now take a closer look at religion and spirituality, over and above their meditative components, as tools for the reduction or amelioration of stress and disease.


Religious Belief Religious Coping Church Attendance Religious Involvement Negative Religious Coping 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George S. EverlyJr.
    • 1
  • Jeffrey M. Lating
    • 2
  1. 1.School of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins UniversitySeverna ParkUSA
  2. 2.Loyola University MaylandBaltimoreUSA

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