The use of the computer as a tool for assessment and research in pastoral care.

Journal of health care chaplaincy

PubMedID: 10139036

Berg GE. The use of the computer as a tool for assessment and research in pastoral care. J Health Care Chaplain. 1993;.
Numerous articles have been written that are critical of the pastoral care and chaplaincy profession for its failure to utilize quantitative instruments for clinical care and research. This paper presents an instrument and methodology for collecting data using the computer as an assessment tool. It also presents initial research data indicating the constructive relationship between religious faith and healing.