Spiritual assessment and a therapeutic intervention in mental health patients: An evidence-based implementation project

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Description

Introduction: Patients with mental illness face a very complicated and delicate time throughout their disease process. The spiritual dimension emerges during this period in which spiritual distress is a reality, however health professionals neglect this dimension that is part of the integrality of the human being.
Objective: To assess the compliance of evidence-based practice on screening spiritual distress and a spiritual therapeutic intervention in people with mental illness.
Method: This evidence implementation project used the Joanna Briggs Institute’s Practical Application of Clinical Evidence Systems and Getting Research into Practice method.
Results and implications: Identify barriers and facilitators to accomplishing evidence-based practice on screening spiritual distress and a spiritual therapeutic intervention in people with mental illness. To improve the compliance rates related to the evidence-based practice for screening spiritual distress in people with mental illness. To improve knowledge regarding best practice in a spiritual therapeutic intervention among a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/03/2314/02/25

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Keywords

  • evidence-based practice
  • human development
  • holistic health
  • implementation science
  • mental disorders
  • social alienation
  • social stigma
  • spirituality

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