Maintaining Health and Well-Being by Putting Faith into Action During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Anxiety and fear adversely affect the physiological systems that protect individuals from infection. This article comments on the role that religious faith and practice can play in helping individuals remain free from infection by the coronavirus and in helping to moderate the effects of infection if that should occur. The author provides six recommendations to help individuals maintain spiritual, mental, and physical resilience during these anxious times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Koenig, HG

Published Date

  • October 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 59 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 2205 - 2214

PubMed ID

  • 32409989

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7224109

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1573-6571

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10943-020-01035-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States