Just world beliefs mediate the well-being effects of spiritual/afterlife beliefs among older Australians

@article{SchuurmansStekhoven2020JustWB,
  title={Just world beliefs mediate the well-being effects of spiritual/afterlife beliefs among older Australians},
  author={James Benjamin Schuurmans-Stekhoven},
  journal={Journal of Religion, Spirituality \& Aging},
  year={2020},
  volume={33},
  pages={332 - 349}
}
ABSTRACT Perceiving life as fair – i.e., possessing a belief in a just world (BJW) – protects psychological well-being when confronting adversity. Yet, the accumulation of negative experiences over one’s life often dispels BJW. Tangentially-related research shows that religiosity/spirituality is associated with both BJW and well-being – especially among older adults. According to justice motive theory, these findings imply that religiosity/spirituality might sustain older adult BJW and thereby… 

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