Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 4th, 2003
"The relationship between spirituality and HIV risk behavior in a sample of 34 inner-city cocaine-using methadone-maintained patients was examined" in a study conducted by scientists at Yale University.
"Spirituality was operationally defined in terms of 'life meaningfulness' and included the Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith (T.G. Plante & M.T. Boccaccini, 1997b) and the World Assumptions Scale (R. Janoff-Bulman, 1989; assessing benevolence, meaningfulness, and worthiness of the self)," noted S.K. Avants and coauthors.
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