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Journal of Religion and Health

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 247–252 | Cite as

Church assistance to discharged patients

  • Carolyn Bergman
  • Robert J. Calsyn
  • Michael L. Trusty
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carolyn Bergman
    • 1
  • Robert J. Calsyn
    • 2
  • Michael L. Trusty
    • 2
  1. 1.St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. LouisUSA
  2. 2.the University of Missouri in St. LouisUSA

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