Prayer, Attachment to God, and Changes in Psychological Well-Being in Later Life.

@article{Bradshaw2018PrayerAT,
  title={Prayer, Attachment to God, and Changes in Psychological Well-Being in Later Life.},
  author={Matt Bradshaw and Blake Victor Kent},
  journal={Journal of aging and health},
  year={2018},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={667-691}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of prayer and attachment to God on psychological well-being (PWB) in later life. METHOD Using data from two waves of the nationwide Religion, Aging, and Health Survey, we estimate the associations between frequency of prayer and attachment to God at baseline with cross-wave changes in three measures of PWB: self-esteem, optimism, and life satisfaction. RESULTS Prayer does not have a main effect on PWB. Secure attachment to God… CONTINUE READING
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