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  • Overcoming the challenges of pastoral work? Peer support groups and psychological distress among United Methodist Church clergy.
    Miles, Andrew, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell (2013)
    Sociology of Religion 74:2: 199-226.

    Based on 2008 focus group data & 2008-10 survey data--all from United Methodist clergy in North Carolina. Not all participants in peer support group session benefited from them.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy; United Methodist, U.S.A.; United States, North Carolina; Peer support groups; Focus group; Stress
  • Socialization and Selection in the Link between Friends' Religiosity and the Transition to Sexual Intercourse.
    Adamczyk, Amy (2009)
    Sociology of Religion 70:1: 5-27.

    1995 & '96 interview data from U.S.A. high school students show religiosity delays coital debut & the latter affects selecting religious friends.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Students, secondary; Sexual activity; Religiosity; Peers
  • Religiosity, peers, and adolescent drug use.
    Bahr, Stephen J., and John P. Hoffmann (2008)
    Journal of Drug Issues 38:3: 743-770.

    Associated Search Terms: Adolescents; Drug; Peers
  • 'I Know this Isn't PC, but...': Religious Exclusivism among U.S. Adolescents.
    Trinitapoli, Jenny (2007)
    Sociological Quarterly 48:3: 451-483.

    Analyzes survey & interview data from U.S.A. adolescents; Mormons & Evangelicals are most likely to hold exclusivist beliefs. Parent religiosity & dense religious peer networks favor exclusivism.

    Associated Search Terms: Exclusivism; Pluralism; Peers; Network; Mormon, U.S.A.; Evangelical, U.S.A.; Adolescents
  • Friends' Influence on Adolescent Theft and Minor Delinquency: A Developmental Test of Peer-reported Effects.
    Regnerus, Mark D. (2002)
    Social Science Research 31: 681-705.

    Associated Search Terms: Peers; Adolescents; Delinquency
  • The Influence of Family and Peers on Adolescent Religiousness.
    King, Pamela Ebstyne, James L. Furrow, and Natalie Roth (2002)
    Journal for Psychology and Christianity 21: 109-120.

    Associated Search Terms: Peers; Family; Adolescents
  • Predictors of Religiosity among Youth Aged 17-22: A Longitudinal Study of the National Survey of Children.
    Gunnoe, Marjorie Lindner, and Kristin A. Moore (2002)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 41:4: 613-622.

    Analyzes 1976-87 panel data on '76 children. The strongest predictors of adolescent/youth religiosity (salience, practice, prayer) were ethnicity & peers' religious attendance during high school.

    Associated Search Terms: Peers; Adolescents; Religiosity; Ethnic; Youth; Salience; Prayer; Children; Practice
  • Religiosity, Peer Associations, and Adolescent Marijuana Use: A Panel Study of Underlying Causal Structures.
    Burkett, Steven R., and Bruce O. Warren (1987)
    Criminology 25:1: 109-131.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from a 3-year panel of students in 2 high schools in the American Pacific Northwest; finds religion affects marijuana use indirectly through peer selection.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Network; Students, secondary; Deviance/social control; Peers
  • Religious Traditions, Parents, and Peers as Determinants of Alcohol and Drug use Among College Students.
    Perkins, H. Wesley (1985)
    Review of Religious Research 27:1: 15-31.

    Analyzes 1984 questionnaire data from students at a private college in New York State; shows denominational effects (low Jewish use of alcohol) disappearing among students as they stay in college longer.

    Associated Search Terms: Alcohol; Students, undergraduate; Family; Peers; Drug
  • The Relative Importance of Parents and Peers for Adolescent Religious Orientation: An Australian Study.
    DeVaus, David A. (1983)
    Adolescence 18/69: 147-158.

    Analyzes questionnaire data from 16-18 year olds in 12 schools in Victoria State, Australia; shows parents more influential than peers in religious matters.

    Associated Search Terms: Peers; Australia, Victoria; Family; Students, secondary
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