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  • Is this relevant? Physician perceptions, clinical relevance, and religious content in clinical interactions.
    Franzen, Aaron B. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3: 438-464.

    Analyzes 2003 survey data from US physicians, merged with 2000 county-level contextual data on congregations. Salience of religion for health in the physicians' views predicts the physicians discussing religion with patients & encouraging religious coping by them.

    Associated Search Terms: Physician; Medical; Coping; Salience
  • The long arm of religion: Childhood adversity, religion, and self-perception among Black Americans.
    Henderson, Andrea K. (2016)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:2: 324-348.

    Analyzes 2001-03 National Survey of America Life: Coping with Stress in the 21st Century data from African Americans & Caribbean Americans. Religious coping & attendance buffer negative long-term effect of poor childhood health & low childhood SES on self-esteem & efficacy. However, childhood religious salience ("socialization") exacerbated them.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; African Americans; Self-esteem; Caribbean Americans; Coping; Life course; Efficacy; Practice
  • Sacred Divorce: Religion, Therapeutic Culture, and Ending Life Partnership.
    Jenkins, Kathleen E. (2014)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Divorce; Coping; Social support
  • Religious coping: The role of religion in attenuating the effect of sexual victimization of college women on trust.
    Tamburello, Jeffrey A., Kyle Irwin, and Martha Gault Sherman (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:4: 581-595.

    Analyzes 1990-95 panel data from a convenience sample of undergraduate women in a state-supported American university. Religious participation can mitigate the negative effects of sexual victimization on generalized trust.

    Associated Search Terms: Trust; Practice; Panel study; Sexual advances; Sexual assault; Sexual harassment; Students, undergraduate; Coping
  • Enhanced religiosity following illness? Assessing evidence of religious consolation among Black and White Americans.
    Oates, Gary L. (2013)
    Review of Religious Research 55:4: 597-613.

    Analyzes 1986 & '89 longitudinal interview data from African Americans & white Americans. Illness doe snot induce religiosity, except psychological distress among African Americans.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Health; Longitudinal; African Americans
  • Exploring the stress-buffering effects of religiousness in relation to social and economic change: Evidence from Poland.
    Lechner Clemens M., Martin J. Tomasik, Jacek Wasilewski, and Rainer K. Silbereisen (2013)
    Psychology of Religion and Spirituality 5:3: 145-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Stress; Religiosity; Poland; Change
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Aging: A Longitudinal Study of Mental and Physical Coping.
    Nathensen, Sophia Lyn (2012)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, University of Utah.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Longitudinal; Coping; Spirituality
  • Social Factors in the Church and Positive Religious Coping Responses: Assessing Differences among Older Whites, Older Blacks, and Older Mexican Americans.
    Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:4: 519-541.

    Analyzes 2001 survey data from White and African American seniors and survey data from Mexican American seniors from five U.S.A. states. Church attendance predicts the use of religious coping. For Whites, informal spiritual social support predicts the use of religious coping, as well.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Coping; Gerontology; Mexican Americans; Practice; Social support
  • "God Must Have Been Sleeping": Faith as an Obstacle and a Resource for Rwandan Genocide Survivors in the United States.
    Fox, Nicole (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:1: 65-78.

    Based on interviews with Rwandan refugees in Boston. Religion both helped & stood in the way of recovering after mass violence.

    Associated Search Terms: Refugees; Rwanda; Migrant; Coping; Grounded theory; Rwandan Americans; Genocide
  • Understanding Personal Change in a Women's Faith-Based Transition Center.
    Kerley, Kent R., Heith Copes, Alana J. Linn, Lauren Eason, Minh H. Nguyen, and Ariana Mishay Stone (2011)
    Religions 2:2: 184-197. www.mdpi.com/journal/religions

    Associated Search Terms: Half-way house; Coping; Identity
  • Religion and Mental Health: Through the Lens of the Stress Process.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Andrea K. Henderson (2011)
    In Anthony J. Blasi (ed.) Toward a Sociological Theory of Religion and Health. Leiden: Brill, pp. 11-44.

    Presents the stress process model of the relationship among religion, stress, and mental health outcomes. Religion can limit exposure to stressors, help provide social resources, provide psychological resources, be a part of coping, or cause stress.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Stress; Mental health; Social support
  • 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: Meaning; Health; Coping; Control, sense of; Prayer; Social support; Stress
  • Living Faith. Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2011)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press

    Based on interviews with poor mothers in Boston, whose religion is often located outside formal churches but serves as a cultural resource.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Poor; Marginality; United States, Massachusetts, Boston; Cultural capital
  • The social milieu of the church and religious coping responses: A longitudinal investigation of older Whites and older Blacks.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 20: 109-129.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Gerontology; African Americans
  • The social milieu of the church and religious coping responses: A longitudinal investigation of older whites and older blacks.
    Krause, Neal (2010)
    International Journal for the Psychology of Religion 20:2: 109-129.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Gerontology; Longitudinal; Race
  • The Role of Religion in HIV-positive Women's Disclosure Experiences and Coping Strategies in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
    Maman, Suzanne, Rebecca Cathcart, Gillian Burkhardt, Serge Omba, and Frieda Behets (2009)
    Social Science & Medicine 6:5: 965-970.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Coping; Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinshasa; Women; Medical
  • Praying and coping: The relation between varieties of praying and religious coping styles.
    Bänziger, Sarah, Marinus van Uden, and Jacques Janssen (2008)
    Mental Health, Religion, and Culture 11:1: 101-118.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Coping
  • Religious coping among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks, and non-Hispanic whites.
    Chatters, Linda M., Robert J. Taylor, James S. Jackson, and Karen D. Lincoln (2008)
    Journal of Community Psychology 36: 371-386.

    Associated Search Terms: African Americans; Caribbean Americans; Coping
  • An Investigation of the Sociological Patterns of Prayer Frequency and Content.
    Baker, Joseph O. (2008)
    Sociology of Religion 69:2: 169-185.

    Analyzes 2005 questionnaire data from adult Americans; lower income groups pray more & in a petitionary manner.

    Associated Search Terms: United States; Stratification; Prayer; Coping
  • "I know he controls cancer": The Meaning of Religion among Black Caribbean and White British Patients with Advanced Cancer.
    Koffman, Jonathan, Myfanwy Morgan, Polly Edmonds, Peter Speck, and Irene J. Higginson (2008)
    Social Science & Medicine 67:5: 780-789.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Caribbean British; Great Britain; Coping
  • Aging in the Church. How Social Relationships Affect Health.
    Krause, Neal (2008)
    West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Temple Foundation Press.

    Review of the literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Meaning; Mental health; Parish; Prayer; Coping; Stress; Gerontology; Health; Social support
  • Medicine, Religion, and Health. Where Science and Spirituality Meet.
    Koenig, Harold G. (2008)
    West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania: Templeton Foundation Press.

    Detailed review of the literature on the effect of religiosity on aspects of health.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Stress; Health; Definition of religion; Coping; Anxiety; Mortality; Disability; Suicide; Depression; Social support; Well-being, psychological
  • Culture, Religion and Spirituality in Coping: The Example of Cancer Patients in Sweden (Studia Sociologica Upsaliensia 53).
    Ahmadi, Fereshteh (2006)
    Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.

    Associated Search Terms: Sweden; Coping; Medical
  • The Work-faith Connection for Low-income Mothers: A Research Note.
    Sullivan, Susan Crawford (2006)
    Sociology of Religion 67:1: 99-108.

    Based on 44 interviews with low-income mothers working in the Boston area; rather than give meaning to work, as found in studies of higher income workers, spirituality helped respondents cope.

    Associated Search Terms: Work; Stratification; Coping
  • Religio-Biography, Coping, and Meaning-Making among Persons with HIV/AIDS.
    Jacobson, C. Jeff, Jr., Sara E. Luckhaupt, Sheli Delaney, and Joel Tsevat (2006)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 45:1: 39-56.

    Based on interviews with 19 AIDS patients; identifies patterns of making life meaningful.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Life satisfaction; Medical; Coping; Meaning
  • Religious Coping and Psychological Adjustment to Stress A Meta-analysis.
    Ano, Gene G., and Erin B. Vasconcelles (2005)
    Journal of Clinical Psychology 56: 519-543.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Stress
  • Religion as a meaning-making framework in coping with life stress.
    Park, Crystal L. (2005)
    Journal of Social Issues 61:4: 707-729.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Stress
  • Religion and Alcohol Use among African-American and Hispanic Inner-city Emergency Care Patients.
    Bazargan Shahrzad, Darren E. Sherkat, and Mohsen Bazargan (2004)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 43:3: 419-428.

    Analyzes 2001 data from hospital emergency room patients in Los Angeles. Religious practice reduces alcohol use while religious coping styles, religiosity, and spirituality have no effect on alcohol use or abuse.

    Associated Search Terms: Latino Americans; African Americans; Medical; Coping; Alcohol; United States, California; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • Strain, Negative Emotions, and Deviant Coping among African Americans: A Test of General Strain Theory and the Buffering Effects of Religiosity.
    Jang, Sung Joon, and Byron R. Johnson (2003)
    Journal of Quantitative Criminology 19: 79-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Coping; African Americans; Deviance/social control
  • Religious Coping and Church-based Social Support as Predictors of Mental Health Outcomes: Testing a Conceptual Model.
    Nooney, Jennifer G., and Eric Woodrum (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:2: 359-368.

    Analyzes 1998 General Social Survey (U.S.A.) data; attendance moderated depression through church-based social support & religious coping while prayer did so through religious coping. Fundamentalism positively predicted depression.

    Associated Search Terms: Social support; Mental health; Depression; Prayer; Coping; United States
  • Religious Coping, Ethnicity, and Ambulatory Blood Pressure.
    Steffen, P.R., and A.L. Hinderliter (2001)
    Psychosomatic Medicine 63:4: 523-530.

    Associated Search Terms: Health; Coping
  • Religious Seeking among Affiliates and Non-affiliates: Do Mental and Physical Health Problems Spur Religious Coping?
    Ferraro, Kenneth F., and Jessica A. Kelley-Moore (2001)
    Review of Religious Research 42:3: 229-251.

    Serious medical problems do not necessarily increase religious activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Practice; Medical; Mental health; United States; Atheist
  • Church-Based Social Support and Religious Coping.
    Krause, Neal, Christopher G. Ellison, Benjamin A. Shaw, John P. Marcum, and Jason D. Boardman (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:4: 637-656.

    People tend to use positive religious coping responses (seeking meaning, strength, & adjustment from God) when they receive spiritual support from fellow church members. Analyzes 1996-99 survey data from Presbyterians.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Social support; Coping
  • Religious Coping among the Religious: The Relationships between Religious Coping and Well-being in a National Sample of Presbyterian Clergy, Elders, and Members.
    Pargament, Kenneth I., Nalini Tarakeshwar, Christopher G. Ellison, and Keith M. Wulff (2001)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 40:3: 497-513.

    Analyzes 1996 questionnaire data from Presbyterian clergy, elders, & members. Measures 2 kinds of religious coping: positive & negative. Clergy reported highest, rank-&-file members lowest levels of positive coping, which was related to well-being.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Coping; Elder; Well-being
  • Religious Consolation among Men and Women: Do Health Problems Spur Seeking?
    Ferraro, Kenneth F., and Jessica A. Kelley-Moore (2000)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 39:2: 220-234.

    Analyzes panel data (1986 & '89) from American adults. Uses a measure of coping beyond religiosity measures.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Coping
  • 'He Listens...and Never Gossips.' Spiritual Coping Without Church Support among Older, Predominantly African-American Caregivers of Persons with HIV.
    Poindexter, Cynthia Cannon, Nathan L. Linsk, and R. Stephen Warner (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:3: 230-243.

    Based on in-depth interviews in the Chicago area; religion, not church social support, sustained care giving to HIV sufferers.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Social support; AIDS
  • Poverty and Prayer: Spiritual Narratives of Elderly African-American Women.
    Black, Helen K. (1999)
    Review of Religious Research 40:4: 359-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Prayer; Coping; African Americans; Gerontology; God, image of; Stratification
  • A Refuge for Some: Gender Differences in the Relationship between Religious Involvement and Depression.
    Mirola, William A. (1999)
    Sociology of Religion 60:4: 419-437.

    Analyzes 1988 interview data from Indianapolis, from respondents aged 18-55. Sees prayer used as coping and as buffering strain among women.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Indiana, Indianapolis; Depression; Gender; Coping; Medical
  • Stressors in highly valued roles, religious coping, and mortality.
    Krause, Neal (1998)
    Psychology and Aging 13:2: 242-255.

    Associated Search Terms: Mortality; Stress; Coping
  • Neighborhood deterioration, religious coping, and changes in health during late life.
    Krause, Neal (1998)
    Gerontologist 38;6: 653-664.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Health; Urban
  • The Psychology of Religion and Coping: Theory, Research, and Practice.
    Pargament, Kenneth I. (1997)
    New York: Guilford Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping
  • Does Being Religious Help or Hinder Coping with Chronic Illness? A Critical Literature Review.
    Dein, Simon, and J. Stygal (1997)
    Palliative Medicine 11: 291-298.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Medical
  • Turning to Prayer: Social and Situational Antecedents of Religious Coping among African Americans.
    Ellison, Christopher G., and Robert Joseph Taylor (1996)
    Review of Religious Research 38:2: 111-131.

    Analyzes 1979-80 National Survey of Black Americans interview data; predicts reported praying or requests for prayers over a problem.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex; African Americans; Coping; Prayer; Medical; Religiosity; Death
  • Religion, the Life Stress Paradigm, and the Study of Depression.
    Ellison, Christopher G. (1994)
    In Jeffrey S. Levin (ed.), Religion in Aging and Health: Theoretical Foundations and Methodological Frontiers. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 78-121.

    Reviews observations & hypotheses pertaining to religious resources for coping with stress & mitigating depression.

    Associated Search Terms: Stress; Mental health; Coping; Medical; Well-being; Depression
  • Religious Coping and Depression in Elderly Hospitalized Medically Ill Men.
    Koenig, Harold G., H.J. Cohen, Daniel G. Blazer, et al. (1992)
    American Journal of Psychiatry 149: 1693-1700.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping; Gerontology; Depression
  • Religion and Psychological Distress in a Community Sample.
    Williams, David R., David B. Larson, Robert E. Buckler, Richard C. Heckmann, and Carolina M. Pyle (1991)
    Social Science and Medicine 32:11: 1257-1262.

    Analyzes 1967 & '69 New Haven panel interview data; '67 religiosity predicted good '69 psychological stress scores, but not if '67 stress scores were controlled for. Public religion didn't prevent but helped cope with stress.

    Associated Search Terms: Mental health; Coping; United States, Connecticut, New Haven; Stress
  • God Help Me: Toward a Theoretical Framework of Coping for the Psychology of Religion.
    Pargament, Kenneth I. (1990)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 2: 195-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Coping
  • Intrinsic religiousness and religious coping as life stress moderators for Catholics versus Protestants.
    Park, Crystal, Lawrence H. Cohen, and Lisa Herb (1990)
    Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 59:3: 562-574.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Coping; Intrinsic/extrinsic; Stress; Students, undergraduate; Protestant
  • Religious and Non-religious Coping: Impact on Adaptation in Later Life.
    Koenig, Harold G., Ilene C. Siegler, and Linda K. George (1989)
    Journal of Religion and Aging 5:4: 73-94.

    Analyzes interview data from the Second Duke Longitudinal Study of Aging; no differences were found between religious & non-religious coping effects.

    Associated Search Terms: Gerontology; Coping
  • Religion and the Problem-solving Process: Three Styles of Coping.
    Pargament, Kenneth I., Joseph Kennell, William Hathaway, Nancy Grevengoed, John Newman, and Wendy Jones (1988)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 27:1: 90-104.

    Factor analysis produces three coping styles, which relate to different kinds of religious activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Religiosity; Factor analysis; Coping
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