COVID-19 Pandemic and the Necessity of Spiritual Care

  • Morteza Heidari ORCID Spiritual Health Research Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.
  • Akram Heidari Mail Spiritual Health Research Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
  • Sadegh Yoosefee ORCID Spiritual Health Research Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.

Abstract

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Published
2020-07-20
How to Cite
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Heidari M, Heidari A, Yoosefee S. COVID-19 Pandemic and the Necessity of Spiritual Care. Iran J Psychiatry. 15(3):262-263.
Section
Letter to the Editor