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Research in Spirituality and Health Science Of Emotion: From Neurotransmitters to Social Networks

Research in Spirituality and Health Immune System Functioning: Study of 1,700 older adults • Increased levels of IL-6 associated with increased incidence of disease Those attending church were half as likely to have elevated levels of IL-6 • Hypothesis: religious commitment may improve stress control by: - better coping mechanisms - richer social support - strength of personal values and world-view may be mechanism for increased mortality observed in other studies Koenig, HG International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. 1997 27(3) 233-250

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