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Understanding the nature and role of spirituality in relation to medication adherence: a proposed conceptual model.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18758275     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Racial disparities in hypertension prevalence and its attendant complications are well documented. Spirituality is an important component of African American beliefs and a small body of literature suggests that spirituality influences hypertension management in African Americans. This article describes a conceptual model of spirituality that may be useful for developing interventions for increasing medication adherence and decreasing blood pressure in African Americans diagnosed with hypertension.
Authors:
Lisa M Lewis; Gbenga Ogedegbe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Holistic nursing practice     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1550-5138     ISO Abbreviation:  Holist Nurs Pract     Publication Date:    2008 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-01     Completed Date:  2008-12-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8702105     Medline TA:  Holist Nurs Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  261-7     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Family and Community Health Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia 19104, USA. lisaml@nursing.upenn.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
African Americans / psychology*,  statistics & numerical data
Antihypertensive Agents / therapeutic use*
Attitude to Health / ethnology
Cultural Characteristics
Holistic Nursing / methods
Humans
Hypertension / epidemiology,  ethnology*,  psychology
Models, Psychological
Patient Compliance / ethnology*,  psychology
Primary Health Care / methods
Religion and Psychology*
Spirituality*
United States / epidemiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
1K01NR010114-01A1/NR/NINR NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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