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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2/2016

04-02-2016 | Letter to the Editor

Spiritual wellbeing predicting depression: Is it relevant?

Auteurs: Bert Garssen, Anja Visser

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Behavioral Medicine | Uitgave 2/2016

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Researchers who study the association between religiousness or spirituality (R/S) and distress do so because they are interested in causal relationships. This interest was also the starting point for the study of Mills et al. ( 2015), recently published in this Journal. They state in their Introduction that “R/S wellness is of increasing interest in the medical literature and may protect against depressive symptoms”, which suggests causality. We do not understand why the authors used the concept of spiritual wellbeing (SWB) to predict wellbeing, given the warnings against this practice in several earlier publications (Koenig, 2008; Visser et al., 2010; Migdal & MacDonald, 2013). …

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Metagegevens
Titel
Spiritual wellbeing predicting depression: Is it relevant?
Auteurs
Bert Garssen
Anja Visser
Publicatiedatum
04-02-2016
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Behavioral Medicine / Uitgave 2/2016
Print ISSN: 0160-7715
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-3521
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10865-016-9719-9