What is Faith?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines

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See also: Attitude Divine intervention Prayer

Faith is a belief in the trustworthiness of an idea. The word "faith" is usually considered in the context of religion, as in theology, where it almost universally refers to a trusting belief in a transcendent reality, or in a supreme being or God.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 27 4
Support spiritual health 13 3
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 11 1
Support mental / emotional health 2 0
Anxious mood 1 0
Asthma 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Faith

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Faith

Dosage Patients
daily 7

Duration

Currently using Faith

Duration Patients
10 years or more 7
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 10
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Faith

May 6, 2009 (Started Feb 06, 1979)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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