Protecting the sacred and expressions of rituality: examining the relationship between extrinsic dimensions of religiosity and unhealthy guilt.

@article{Maltby2005ProtectingTS,
  title={Protecting the sacred and expressions of rituality: examining the relationship between extrinsic dimensions of religiosity and unhealthy guilt.},
  author={John Maltby},
  journal={Psychology and psychotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={78 Pt 1},
  pages={77-93}
}
  • John Maltby
  • Published 2005 in Psychology and psychotherapy
The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between extrinsic religiosity and unhealthy guilt by testing two specific hypotheses. Using multidimensional measures of religious orientation and guilt, among 344 (169 male and 175 female) adults, and consistent with predictions; extrinsic-personal religiosity was found to be related to trait and state guilt, and extrinsic-social religiosity was found to be related to moral standards guilt. The present findings suggest evidence for a… CONTINUE READING