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Enfermería Global

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RODRIGUEZ-PUENTE, Linda Azucena et al. Perspective spirituality in members of alcoholics anonymous: pilot study. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2017, vol.16, n.47, pp.496-511.  Epub July 01, 2017. ISSN 1695-6141.

Spirituality is a concept that has been linked positively with physical and mental health of people and has been found to play an important role in the management and recovery of substance abuse like alcohol. The main objective of this study was to determine the spiritual perspective of the members of AA. The design was quantitative, descriptive cross-sectional. The population consisted of members of AA 3 suburban municipalities of Nuevo Leon, Mexico. A non-probability sampling was performed, the sample consisted of 35 adults from AA groups, Spiritual Perspective Scale (SPS) was used. The results show that the average rate of spirituality in the participants was 66.33 (SD = 17.23), the average spiritual practices was 59.64 (SD = 25.11) and spiritual belief was 70.70 (SD = 16.60). It is concluded that AA members have a high level of total spirituality, spiritual practices and spiritual beliefs.

Keywords : Spirituality; Alcoholics Anonymous; Alcoholism.

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