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Why 'spirituality' instead of 'the humanistic side of medicine'?
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social Work.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine.
2014 (English)In: Academic Medicine, ISSN 1040-2446, E-ISSN 1938-808X, Vol. 89, no 11, 1430- p.Article in journal, Letter (Refereed) Published
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To the Editor: In a recent commentary, Puchalski et al1 describe the developing field of "spirituality” and its expansion into health professions education. However, we question whether this promotion really reflects an improvement.

1 Puchalski CM, Blatt B, Kogan M, Butler A. Spirituality and health: The development of a field. Acad Med. 2014;89:10–16.

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Association of American Medical Colleges , 2014. Vol. 89, no 11, 1430- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-113795DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000492OAI: diva2:890208
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