An Appraisal of Psychological & Religious Perspectives of Self-control

  title={An Appraisal of Psychological & Religious Perspectives of Self-control},
  author={Earl D. Bland},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
The boundary between psychology and religion is at its murkiest around topics of interest to both forms of discourse. An attempt to clarify some of the boundary issues specifically present in discussions of self-control or self-regulation, this paper begins by examining self-control in healthy psychological functioning. Research on feedback loops, information processing and ego depletion have highlighted key psychological mechanisms involved in self-control. Next this paper explores common… CONTINUE READING

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