Coping with Chronic Pain
The Power of Prayer
The Pain and Prayer Project is a research program,
led by academia and church, aiming to develop a
tested and trusted intervention for patients with
chronic pain based on the power of prayer.
We are pleased to share this information on our Pain & Prayer Project. This website continues to be updated.
ONLINE ONLY research study!
30 Minutes — estimated time committment
Any gender — may be eligible
No compensation — may be offered
Survey — may be required
close on Friday, December 31, 2021.
Chronic Pain Research
What We Are Studying
Why is this important?
This research will help us identify the types of prayer that are most helpful for folks with chronic pain. In doing so, we can better help people better cope with their pain.
We will be examining the role of prayer as a way of coping with chronic pain. We know that people use many techniques to cope with chronic pain, including praying to God or a higher power. We are trying to better understand that prayer including what kinds of prayer are most helpful. If you are interested in participating, you can go directly to the screening website: https://is.gd/PainandPrayerScreener
Leading the way
Harvard School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Marta Illueca, MD, MDiv, MSc
Yale Program for Medicine, Spirituality, and Religion