Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Spiritual Welbeing Assessment

  • Carpenito-Moyet, 2004

Carpenito-Moyet : Nursing diagnosis: application to clinical practice. 10th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2004.


  • Chochinov H, 2008

Chochinov H. & Cann B. (2005). Interventions to enhance the spiritual aspects of dying, Journal of Palliative Medicine, 8(1) :103-114.


  • Crowther MR, 2002

Crowther MR, Parker MW, Achenbaum WA, Larimore WL, Koenig HG: Rowe and Kahn's model of successful aging revisited: positive spirituality -- the forgotten factor. Gerontologist 2002, 42:613-620.



  • Hills J, 2005

Hills J, Paice JA, Cameron JR, Shott S: Spirituality and distress in palliative care consultation. J Palliat Med 2005, 8:782-788.



  • Kirby SE, 2004

Kirby SE, Coleman PG, Daley D: Spirituality and Well-Being in Frail and Nonfrail Older Adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2004, 3:P123-P129.



  • Krause N, 1993

Krause N., 1993. Measuring religiosity in later life. Research on Aging 15:170-197.


  • Monod S, 2009

Monod S, Rochat E, Bula C: Is there a place for spirituality in the care of elderly patients? In Religion and psychology. Edited by Michael T Evans Walker, Emma D Walker. New York: Novapublishers; 2009.


  • Rodin G, 2009

Rodin G, Lo C, Mikulincer M, Donner A, Gagliese L, Zimmermann C: Pathways to distress: the multiple determinants of depression, hopelessness, and the desire for hastened death in metastatic cancer patients. Soc Sci Med 2009, 68:562-569.



  • Sherman DW, 2006

Sherman D.W. (2006). Spirituality and culture: Domains of quality palliative care. In M. Matzo, & D.W. Sherman (2 nd Ed.). Palliative care nursing: Quality care through the end of life. New York: Springer Publishers.


  • Sulmasy DP, 2002

Sulmasy DP: A biopsychosocial-spiritual model for the care of patients at the end of life. Gerontologist 2002, 42(Special Issue 3):24-33.



  • Vachon M, 2008

Vachon M, Fillion L, Achille M: A conceptual analysis of spirituality at the end of life. J Palliat Med 2009, 12:53-59.


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