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J R Soc Med. Apr 1995; 88(4): 203–207.
PMCID: PMC1295164

Is spiritual healing a valid and effective therapy?

Abstract

This paper briefly reviews the evidence supporting the reality of healing as a scientifically-attested phenomenon, the techniques and mechanisms of healing and the potential value of this therapy if it were developed and integrated into the medical services. The need for further extensive research is indicated and strategies for such research are suggested.

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