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Spirituality and religion within the culture of medicine : from evidence to practice / edited by Michael J. Balboni, Ph. D., Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Instructor, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham amd Women's Hospital, John R. Peteet, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Fellowship Site Director, Adult Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

  • Balboni, Michael J.
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"[This] Multi-disciplinary approach provides a comprehensive evaluation of the relationship between spirituality, religion, and medicine" -- Provided by the publisher.


New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]

Physical description

xii, 419 pages ; 27 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 392-401) and index.


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  • 9780190272432
  • 0190272430