The Impact of Spirituality on Psychiatric Treatment Adherence

Bryan Touchet, Kari Youman, Aaron Pierce, William Yates

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Abstract

This study aims to determine the degree to which adult psychiatric outpatients feel conflict between their spiritual views and their psychiatric treatment. A self-administered survey was offered to clinic patients and responses were analyzed. Results showed that psychiatric treatments were associated with religious or spiritual conflicts at 14.4%. Some patients delayed treatment due to spiritual beliefs; others reported "very frequent" conflicts between advice of their spiritual leader and their psychiatrist. The study concluded that psychiatric treatments could be associated with spiritual or religious conflicts that may delay or interfere with treatment; therefore, spiritual concerns should be incorporated into treatment planning.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-267
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Spirituality in Mental Health
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2012

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Keywords

  • medication
  • noncompliance
  • patient noncompliance
  • religion
  • spirituality

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Touchet, Bryan ; Youman, Kari ; Pierce, Aaron ; Yates, William. / The Impact of Spirituality on Psychiatric Treatment Adherence. In: Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health. 2012 ; Vol. 14, No. 4. pp. 259-267.
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In: Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, Vol. 14, No. 4, 01.10.2012, p. 259-267.

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