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Religious involvement, attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help, and preferences for alternative mental health settings

  title={Religious involvement, attitudes toward seeking professional psychological help, and preferences for alternative mental health settings},
  author={Stefani L. Hathaway},
Religion is an important diversity variable; however, it is an understudied area in psychology. The purpose of this study was to explore ways that religious factors interact with help-seeking attitudes as well as preferences for different help sources. Participants were 236 church members from 4 Christian groups. They completed religious measures, a help-seeking measure, and responses to mock brochures for traditional, nontraditional, and Christian mental health facilities. Both demographic and… 

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