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The daily spiritual experience scale: development, theoretical description, reliability, exploratory factor analysis, and preliminary construct validity using health-related data
  • L. Underwood, J. Teresi
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of…
  • 1 February 2002
Spirituality and religiousness are gaining increasing attention as health research variables. However, the particular aspects examined vary from study to study, ranging from church attendance toExpand
Social support measurement and intervention: A guide for health and social scientists.
Surgery and pharmaceuticals are not the only effective procedures we have to improve our health. The natural human tendency to care for fellow humans, to support them with social networks, has provenExpand
Measuring Multiple Dimensions of Religion and Spirituality for Health Research
Progress in studying the relationship between religion and health has been hampered by the absence of an adequate measure of religiousness and spirituality. This article reports on the conceptual andExpand
Ordinary Spiritual Experience: Qualitative Research, Interpretive Guidelines, and Population Distribution for the Daily Spiritual Experience Scale
The Daily Spiritual Experience Scale (DSES) is an instrument designed to provide researchers with a self-report measure of spiritual experiences as an important aspect of howExpand
The Daily Spiritual Experience Scale: Overview and Results
The Daily Spiritual Experience Scale (DSES) is a 16-item self-report measure designed to assess ordinary experiences of connection with the transcendent in daily life. It includes constructs such asExpand
Living with rheumatoid arthritis: the role of daily spirituality and daily religious and spiritual coping.
The objective of this preliminary study was to evaluate more fully the role of daily spiritual experiences and daily religious/spiritual coping in the experience of individuals with pain due toExpand
Correlates of self-perceptions of spirituality in American adults
To advance knowledge in the study of spirituality and physical health, we examined sociodemographic, behavioral, and attitudinal correlates of self-perceptions of spirituality. Participants were aExpand