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Am J Psychiatry. 1990 Jan;147(1):112-3.

Psychiatric patients' belief in general health factors and sin as causes of illness.

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Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis.

Abstract

Of 52 psychiatric inpatients, 81% believed that factors such as proper diet, sleep, and exercise affect the development of illnesses, and 23% believed that sin-related factors, such as sinful thoughts or acts, have such an effect.

PMID:
2293771
DOI:
10.1176/ajp.147.1.112
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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