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Am J Psychiatry. 1990 Jun;147(6):758-60.

Religious belief, depression, and ambulation status in elderly women with broken hips.

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Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611-3056.

Abstract

The authors studied the relationship between religious belief and psychiatric and medical status in 30 elderly women recovering from the surgical repair of broken hips. Religious belief was associated with lower levels of depressive symptoms and better ambulation status.

PMID:
2343920
DOI:
10.1176/ajp.147.6.758
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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