What GPs mean by 'spirituality' and how they apply this concept with patients: a qualitative study

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What GPs mean by 'spirituality' and how they apply this concept with patients : a qualitative study. / Appleby, Alistair; Swinton, John; Wilson, Philip.

In: BJGP open, Vol. 2, No. 2, 18X101469, 2018.

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Appleby, A, Swinton, J & Wilson, P 2018, 'What GPs mean by 'spirituality' and how they apply this concept with patients: a qualitative study', BJGP open, vol. 2, no. 2, 18X101469. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen18X101469

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Appleby, A., Swinton, J., & Wilson, P. (2018). What GPs mean by 'spirituality' and how they apply this concept with patients: a qualitative study. BJGP open, 2(2), [18X101469]. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen18X101469

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Appleby A, Swinton J, Wilson P. What GPs mean by 'spirituality' and how they apply this concept with patients: a qualitative study. BJGP open. 2018;2(2). 18X101469. https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgpopen18X101469

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Appleby, Alistair ; Swinton, John ; Wilson, Philip. / What GPs mean by 'spirituality' and how they apply this concept with patients : a qualitative study. In: BJGP open. 2018 ; Vol. 2, No. 2.

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abstract = "Background: Little is known about how the concept of spirituality is understood and applied by GPs.Aim: To provide a detailed description of how GPs understand the concept of spirituality and apply this with patients.Design & setting: Nineteen Scottish GPs were interviewed about their perceptions of the concept of spirituality and how they apply this in practice.Method: An approach informed by grounded theory was used to identify and summarise common themes.Results: Seven concepts concerning spirituality emerged, some of which are previously unrecognised. Four attitudes to spiritual care and four patterns of spiritual care were identified.Conclusion: GPs have varying views on what spirituality is, and these relate partly to individual beliefs and experiences. These create considerable variation in the delivery of spiritual care.",
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