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Materialism and life satisfaction: the role of religion.

  title={Materialism and life satisfaction: the role of religion.},
  author={Varapa Rakrachakarn and George P. Moschis and Fon Sim Ong and Randall Shannon},
  journal={Journal of religion and health},
  volume={54 2},
This study examines the role of religion and religiosity in the relationship between materialism and life satisfaction. The findings suggests that religion may be a key factor in understanding differences in findings of previous studies regarding the inverserelationship found in the vast majority of previous studies. Based on a large-scale study in Malaysia—a country comprised of several religious subcultures (mainly Muslims, Buddhists, and Hindus), the findings suggest that the influence of… 

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