Review Collection: Culture and religion

24 reviews


Mohiuddin A, Suleman M, Rasheed S, Padela AI. When can Muslims withdraw or withhold life support? A narrative review of Islamic juridical rulings. Glob Bioeth. 2020 Mar 22;31(1):29-46. doi: 10.1080/11287462.2020.1736243.


Brooke J, Cronin C, Stiell M, Ojo O. The intersection of culture in the provision of dementia care: A systematic review. J Clin Nurs. 2018 Sep;27(17-18):3241-3253. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13999. Epub 2017 Sep 29.


Bain E, Puopolo M, Agarwal A, Lam M, Chow E, Henry B. Cultural and religious considerations in cancer care. Where do desires for life-sustaining care and miracles come from? J Pain Manage. 2017;10(1):49-58.

Chamsi-Pasha H, Albar MA. Ethical Dilemmas at the End of Life: Islamic Perspective. J Relig Health. 2017 Apr;56(2):400-410. doi: 10.1007/s10943-016-0181-3.


Best M, Butow P, Olver I. Doctors discussing religion and spirituality: A systematic literature review. Palliat Med. 2016 Apr;30(4):327-37. Epub 2015 Aug 12.


Jim H.S.L. Pustejovsky J.E. Park C.L. Danhauer S.C. Sherman A.C. Fitchett G. Merluzzi T.V. Munoz A.R. George L. Snyder M.A. Salsman J.M. Religion, spirituality, and physical health in cancer patients: A meta-analysis. Cancer. 2015;121(21):3760-3768. [No abstract available]
Salsman JM, Pustejovsky JE, Jim HS, Munoz AR, Merluzzi TV, George L, Park CL, Danhauer SC, Sherman AC, Snyder MA, Fitchett G. A meta-analytic approach to examining the correlation between religion/spirituality and mental health in cancer. Cancer. 2015 Nov 1;121(21):3769-78. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

Sherman AC, Merluzzi TV, Pustejovsky JE, Park CL, George L, Fitchett G, Jim HS, Munoz AR, Danhauer SC, Snyder MA, Salsman JM. A meta-analytic review of religious or spiritual involvement and social health among cancer patients. Cancer. 2015 Nov 1;121(21):3779-88.Epub 2015 Aug 10.


Ben-Arye E, Ali-Shtayeh MS, Nejmi M, Schiff E, Hassan E, Mutafoglu K, Afifi FU, Jamous RM, Lev E, Silbermman M. Integrative oncology research in the Middle East: weaving traditional and complementary medicine in supportive care. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Mar;20(3):557-64. doi: 10.1007/s00520-011-1121-0. Epub 2011 Mar 1.

Candy B, Jones L, Varagunam M, Speck P, Tookman A, King M. Spiritual and religious interventions for well-being of adults in the terminal phase of disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 May 16;5:CD007544.
Schreiber JA, Brockopp DY. Twenty-five years later--what do we know about religion/spirituality and psychological well-being among breast cancer survivors? A systematic review. J Cancer Surviv. 2012 Mar;6(1):82-94. Epub 2011 Dec 25.


Abu-Raiya H, Pargament KI. Empirically based psychology of Islam: Summary and critique of the literature. Ment Health Relig Cult. 2011 Feb;14(2):93-115.


Hook JN, Worthington EL Jr, Davis DE, Jennings DJ 2nd, Gartner AL, Hook JP. Empirically supported religious and spiritual therapies. J Clin Psychol. 2010 Jan;66(1):46-72.

Ungureanu I, Sandberg JG. "Broken together": Spirituality and religion as coping strategies for couples dealing with the death of a child: A literature review with clinical implications. Contemp Fam Ther. 2010 Sep;32(3):302-19.


Chida Y, Steptoe A, Powell LH. Religiosity/spirituality and mortality. a systematic quantitative review. Psychother Psychosom. 2009;78(2):81-90. Epub 2009 Jan 14.

Gielen J, van den Branden S, Broeckaert B. Religion and nurses' attitudes to euthanasia and physician assisted suicide. Nurs Ethics. 2009 May;16(3):303-18.


Wortmann JH, Park CL. Religion and spirituality in adjustment following bereavement: an integrative review. Death Stud. 2008;32(8):703-36.


Becker G, Xander CJ, Blum HE, Lutterbach J, Momm F, Gysels M, Higginson IJ. Do religious or spiritual beliefs influence bereavement? a systematic review. Palliat Med. 2007 Apr;21(3):207-17.


Hebert RS, Weinstein E, Martire LM, Schulz R. Religion, spirituality and the well-being of informal caregivers: a review, critique and research prospectus. Aging Ment Health. 2006 Sep;10(5):497-520


Flannelly KJ, Weaver AJ, Costa KG. A systematic review of religion and spirituality in three palliative care journals, 1990-1999. J Palliat Care. 2004 Spring;20(1):50-6.

Hermsen M, ten Have HA. Pastoral care, spirituality and religion in palliative care journals. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2004 Sep-Oct;21(5):353-6.


Van Ness PH, Larson DB. Religion, senescence, and mental health: the end of life is not the end of hope. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2002 Jul-Aug;10(4):386-97.


Koenig HG. Religion and medicine IV: Religion, physical health, and clinical implications. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2001;31(3):321-36.

Weaver AJ, Flannelly LT, Flannelly KJ, VandeCreek L, Koenig HG, Handzo G. A 10-year review of research on chaplains and community-based clergy in 3 primary oncology nursing journals: 1990-1999. Cancer Nurs. 2001 Oct;24(5):335-40.

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