Journal Watch - SWB
Spiritual Well-being and PD Outcomes
The Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns (PDOPPS) study has looked at whether spiritual well-being (SWB) affects PD outcomes, using a survey of SWB and SF-12 results. Among 529 people on PD who completed the surveys, 70% had moderate or higher SWB scores, which were positively correlated with higher physical and mental functioning and burden of kidney disease scores, and linked with less likelihood of depression.
Read the abstract » | (added 2022-07-13)