FAITH & Religious people cope better with cancer…unless they think God is punishing them #TheTelegraphNewspaper

Believing in a benevolent God that answered their prays made cancer sufferers more outgoing and able to maintain relationships.

Those who believed their illness was punishment from an angry or distant God or who had doubts over their faith fared worse.

Researchers said further studies were needed on the long-term link between religion and health and whether health support services should offer believers religious guidance.

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