June 11, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
Alternative and Spiritual Care
July 23, 2009 | Story
Marlatt and colleagues conducted a study in a prison in Seattle in which inmates were given the opportunity to participate in a 10-day Vipassana meditation course.
March 31, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Midwest Bioethics Center developed and led Compassion Sabbath, a multi-faith initiative to help clergy and religious leaders develop tools for addressing the spiritual needs of seriously ill and dying persons in Greater Kansas City.
July 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
From 1997 to 2000, staff at the Breast Cancer Recovery Foundation established a retreat program for breast cancer survivors and conducted a pilot study of the retreat's effectiveness.
January 1, 1998 | Program Results Report
To remove barriers to receipt of mental health services in low-income Hispanic communities in New York City, this project trained Hispanic clergy and lay ministers to provide short-term counseling and referrals for longer-term mental health care.
Do placebos—like imagination, hope, and trust—have health benefits? Research suggests they do. A RWJF and Harvard program explores how placebos can transform health care.
NPR/RWJF/Harvard School of Public Health Poll Finds Health Most Common Major Stressful Event in Americans’ Lives Last Year
July 7, 2014 | News Release
An NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard study looks at what stresses Americans out—and how to ease the strain.
July 7, 2014 | Survey/Poll
Health-related events were the most common major stressful events in Americans' lives in the last year, a new report finds. Learn more about what causes stress, and how Americans alleviate it.
A simple text message could be the key to unlocking better mental health outcomes for underserved populations, says Adrian Aguilera, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare.
November 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Hospitals may be leaving their patients' religious and spiritual needs unfulfilled despite believing they ought to be more involved, evidence suggests that a low percentage of physicians actually have religious or spiritual discussions with patients.