New Meditation & Spirituality Research

I am always proud to contribute to evidence on the interconnectivity of mind-body and spirit for health and wellness, especially when I can publish with my students!  This research on meditation and health has just been published with @SpringerNature in peer-reviewed Journal of Religion and Health (JORH).  “Spiritually focused meditation practices appear to increase the emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of cancer survivors, which could translate into better physiological outcomes.”

Agarwal, K., Fortune, L., Heintzman, J., & Kelly, L. (2020). Spiritual experiences of long-term meditation practitioners diagnosed with breast cancer: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis pilot study. Journal of Religion and Health,(), 1-17. Advanced online publication.

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