FEATURESExploring Spirituality Among African American Women Implications for Promoting Breast Health BehaviorsConway-Phillips, Regina PhD, RN; Janusek, Linda Witek PhD, RN, FAANAuthor Information Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Correspondence: Regina Conway-Phillips, PhD, RN, Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd, BVM Hall, Room 916, Chicago, IL 60660 ([email protected]). The authors received funding from Sigma Theta Tau Alpha Beta Chapter.The authors acknowledge the support of the Illinois Department of Public Health, Office of Women's Health Department. Sincere appreciation is extended to those women who volunteered to participate in this study. Special thank you to Nancy Hogan, PhD, RN, FAAN, for assistance with content analysis, as well, the editorial support of Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN.The authors have no conflict of interest to disclose. Holistic Nursing Practice: November/December 2016 - Volume 30 - Issue 6 - p 322-329 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000173 Buy Metrics Abstract The purpose of this qualitative study was to gain understanding of the definition, meaning, and function of spirituality to African American women. Four categories emerged that add insight for nurses to develop innovative spiritual-based strategies to promote African American women's positive health behaviors. Implications for promoting breast health behaviors are described. © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.