The many methods of religious coping: development and initial validation of the RCOPE.

@article{Pargament2000TheMM,
  title={The many methods of religious coping: development and initial validation of the RCOPE.},
  author={Kenneth I. Pargament and Harold G Koenig and Leda M P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={519-43}
}
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a new theoretically based measure that would assess the full range of religious coping methods, including potentially helpful and harmful religious expressions. The RCOPE was tested on a large sample of college students who were coping with a significant negative life event. Factor analysis of the RCOPE in the college sample yielded factors largely consistent with the conceptualization and construction of the subscales. Confirmatory factor… CONTINUE READING
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