Religiosity and psychological distress among blacks

@article{Brown1990ReligiosityAP,
  title={Religiosity and psychological distress among blacks},
  author={Diane R. Brown and Samuel C. Ndubuisi and Lawrence E. Gary},
  journal={Journal of Religion and Health},
  year={1990},
  volume={29},
  pages={55-68}
}
The influence of religion on mental well-being has been the subject of controversy for a long while. Yet little is known about this relationship among black Americans. Using a probability-based sample of 451 urban black Americans, this study examines gender differences in religiosity and explores the ramifications for mental health. Findings indicate that females are more religious than males as evidenced by their greater participation in organizational forms of religious practice such as… CONTINUE READING

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