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  • Church-based social support, functional disability, and change in personal control over time.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2013)
    Journal of Religion and Health 53:1: 267-278.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Control, sense of; Disability
  • Religion and the Sense of Control among U.S. Adults.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Amy M. Burdette (2012)
    Sociology of Religion 73:1: 1-22.

    Analyzes 1996 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; conservative Protestant adherence, belief in an afterlife, & attendance predict a greater sense of control while biblical literalism & belief in original sin predict a lesser sense of control.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Practice; Control, sense of; Conservative, U.S.A.; Belief; Afterlife; Literalism
  • Stress, Religious-based Coping, and Physical Health.
    Krause, Neal (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 208-237.

    General conceptualization of the role of rleigion in buffering stress & coping with it. Focuses on church-based social support, religious coping responses, prayer, religiously-oriented feelings of control, & a religious sense of meaning in life.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Stress; Coping; Health; Meaning; Control, sense of; Prayer
  • Beyond the West: Religiosity and the Sense of Mastery in Modern Taiwan.
    Liu, Eric Y. (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 774-788.

    Analyzes 2004 Taiwanese survey data. Beleif in karma & one god, & prayer predict a low sense of mastery, while meditation & other devotional activities predict a high sense of mastery.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan; Belief; Devotionalism; Prayer; Control, sense of
  • Religion as Moderator of the Sense of Control-Health Connection: Gender Differences.
    Wink, Paul, Michelle Dillon, and Adrienne Prettyman (2007)
    Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging 19: 21-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Control, sense of; Gender; Gerontology; Health
  • God-mediated Control and Psychological Well-being in Late Life.
    Krause, Neal (2005)
    Research on Aging 27: 136-168.

    Associated Search Terms: Control, sense of; Gerontology; Well-being, psychological
  • The Sense of Divine Control and the Self-Concept: A Study of Race Differences in Late Life.
    Schieman, Scott, Tetyana Pudrovska, and Melissa Milkie (2005)
    Research on Aging 27: 165-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Control, divine; Control, sense of; Gerontology; Race; Self concept
  • Religiosity, Socioeconomic Status, and Sense of Mastery.
    Schieman, Scott, Kim Nguyen, and Diana Elliott (2003)
    Social Psychology Quarterly 66: 202-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Control, sense of; Religiosity; Stratification
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