Association of attendance at religious services, risk of death from despair among health care workers

May 06, 2020

What The Study Did: The association between self-reported attendance at religious services among health care workes and risk of death from despair (related to drugs, alcohol and suicide) was examined in this observational study.

Authors: Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D., of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.0175)

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