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  • 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.; Elder; Clergy; Coping; Well-being
  • Church-Based Emotional Support, Negative Interaction, and Psychological Well-Being: Findings from a National Sample of Presbyterians.
    Krause, Neal, Christopher G. Ellison, and Keith M. Wulff (1998)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 37:4: 725-741.

    Analyzes 1996 survey data from clergy, elders, & members; affective impact of negative interaction & conflict in church affected clergy & elders more than the general membership.

    Associated Search Terms: Salience; Social support; Clergy; Conflict; Elder; Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
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