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Formulate Search Query To investigate in Europe the effect of sensemaking on people when they are ill. What? Can religions help people with sensemaking when they are ill When? Where? Who? Why? Nowadays / in our time / 2000 - 2010 Europe Religious organisations Because you want to know if religious groups can Help people when they are ill.
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