The nexus between traditional African belief and pandemics: the manifestation of nyawawa spirits amidst the spread of corona virus in the Lake Victoria basin, Kisumu, Kenya
- EducationInternational Journal of Culture and Religious Studies
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to better understand the relationship between traditional African beliefs and the prevalence, manifestation, and management of the COVID-19 pandemic among the…
'We Just Want to Help', Community Disaster Resilience - Profit in Nonprofits
‘We just want to help’ exemplifies how Lions Clubs, Rotary Clubs and Neighbourhood Houses can offer assistance before, during and after disasters. This thesis provides a first-time analysis of the…
Existentially threatening stimuli increase religious cognitive dissonance among the less intrinsically religious.
Reliance on Faith-Based Organizations for Tangible Assistance in Times of Disaster: Exploring the Influence of Bonding Social Capital
ABSTRACT Although there is a growing amount of research on the role that faith-based organizations play in disaster recovery, there is currently no research that has investigated the influence that…
Religion as an Exchange System: The Interchangeability of God and Government in a Provider Role
- PsychologyPersonality & social psychology bulletin
It is found that better government services were related to lower religiosity among countries and states in the United States and among countries, government services moderated the relation between religiosity and two measures of well-being, such that religiosity was related to greaterWell-being only when government services was low.
Religious coping among older, unemployed workers: Narratives of the job-loss experience
ABSTRACT This article is a qualitative examination of how older workers who lost their jobs during the Great Recession and its prolonged recovery employed religion to cope with this stressful…
Religious Ritual Is Good Medicine for Indigenous Indian Conservation Refugees: Implications for Global Mental Health
- PsychologyCurrent Anthropology
We tested whether religious ritual lessens or increases stress and anxiety among indigenous Sahariya conservation refugees recently displaced from a wildlife sanctuary in central India. Combining…
M AKING SENSE OF J ULY 22 ND : O UTCOMES OF SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS / SPIRITUAL REAPPRAISAL AND COPING PROCESSES FROM A MEANING-MAKING PERSPECTIVE . A R ESEARCH P ROPOSAL AND ITS E VALUATIONS
So far, the expanding research landscape on the terrorist attacks of July 22nd has ignored the crucial question that this project squarely addresses, namely how different groups of Norwegians have…
The ecology of religious beliefs
- SociologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
It is shown that the spatial prevalence of human societies that believe in moralizing high gods can be predicted with a high level of accuracy (91%) from historical, social, and ecological data, and the relative importance of different potential mechanisms by which this spatial pattern may have arisen is estimated.
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Hope, Meaning, and Growth Following the September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks
- PsychologyJournal of interpersonal violence
Using multivariate analysis, this study investigated the relationship of hope and spiritual meaning with depression and anxiety in a sample of 457 students 3 months after September 11, 2001 and found both characters contributed to lower levels of symptoms.
Prayers, spiritual support, and positive attitudes in coping with the September 11 national crisis.
- PsychologyJournal of personality
The results showed that participants, who believed in diverse spiritual entities, used various types of prayer for coping and a linkage of spiritual support and positive attitudes mediated the effect of faith-based and secular factors on post-September 11 distress.
A National Longitudinal Study of the Psychological Consequences of the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks: Reactions, Impairment, and Help-Seeking
A significant number of adults across the country were continuing to experience terrorism-related distress and disruption of their daily lives approximately 2 months after September 11; many turned to family and friends for support, but many felt uncomfortable doing so, and few used clinicians as a source of information or support.
Responses of Clergy to 9/11: Posttraumatic Stress, Coping, and Religious Outcomes
This study examines posttraumatic stress, religious coping, and nonreligious coping in relation to positive religious outcomes following the tragedies of 9/11. In November 2001, a mailed survey of…
A national survey of stress reactions after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
- Medicine, PsychologyThe New England journal of medicine
After the September 11 terrorist attacks, Americans across the country, including children, had substantial symptoms of stress, and clinicians who practice in regions that are far from the recent attacks should be prepared to assist people with trauma-related Symptoms of stress.
Religious struggle as a predictor of mortality among medically ill elderly patients: a 2-year longitudinal study.
- Medicine, PsychologyArchives of internal medicine
Elderly ill men and women who experience a religious struggle with their illness appear to be at increased risk of death, even after controlling for baseline health, mental health status, and demographic factors.
Noah revisited: Religious coping by church members and the impact of the 1993 midwest flood
This study examined the relationship between religious coping by church members and psychological and religious outcomes following the 1993 Midwest flood. Questionnaires were distributed through…
Patterns of positive and negative religious coping with major life stressors.
This study attempted to identify positive and negative patterns of religious coping methods, develop a brief measure of these religious coping patterns, and examine their implications for health and…
Religious coping and health status in medically ill hospitalized older adults.
- PsychologyThe Journal of nervous and mental disease
Certain types of RC are more strongly related to better health status than other RC types and at least as strong, if not stronger, than those observed with NRC behaviors.
Methods of Religious Coping with the Gulf War: Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analyses
Cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses were conducted to examine the relationship of religious and nonreligious coping methods to psychological distress among college students in the 1990-91 Gulf…