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Category : Zahra Naqvi, M.D.

Bringing Faith and Spirituality into Mental Health Care

More than three out of four Americans identify with a religious faith, according to a 2014 survey by the Pew Research Center. Faith and spirituality can be part of a person’s identity and can be a source of both comfort and turmoil for individuals.Yet this important aspect of people’s lives is often overlooked by health and mental health care providers.