Spirituality helps heal collective trauma

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Article reads: Researchers from the University of Denver, the University at Buffalo and the University of California, Irvine, report that after a collective trauma, religious individuals (i.e. those who participated in religious social structures by attending services) had higher positive emotions, fewer cognitive intrusions (unwanted intrusive thoughts about 9/11), and lower odds of new onset mental and musculoskeletal ailments than among those in the study who expressed no religious or spiritual proclivities.

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