Religion and interpersonal guilt : Variations across ethnicity and spirituality

  title={Religion and interpersonal guilt : Variations across ethnicity and spirituality},
  author={ELIZABETH J. ALBERTSEN and Lynn E. O’Connor and Jack W. Berry},
In 246 college students, we found that ethnicity, religious affiliation, and religious or spiritual emphasis were significantly related to guilt. Ethnicities were compared, without regard to religion, on levels of interpersonal guilt, a construct that has been associated with a variety of psychological problems. There were significant differences found between ethnic groups, with Asian Americans higher in maladaptive interpersonal guilt than were European and Latin Americans. There were… CONTINUE READING

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