The psychological outcome of religious coping with stressful life events in a Swiss sample of church attendees.

@article{Winter2009ThePO,
  title={The psychological outcome of religious coping with stressful life events in a Swiss sample of church attendees.},
  author={Urs Winter and Dimitri Hauri and Stefan Huber and Josef Jenewein and Ulrich Schnyder and Bernd Kraemer},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={2009},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={240-4}
}
BACKGROUND Recent research suggested that religious coping, based on dispositional religiousness and spirituality (R/S), is an important modulating factor in the process of dealing with adversity. In contrast to the United States, the effect of R/S on psychological adjustment to stress is a widely unexplored area in Europe. METHODS We examined a Swiss sample of 328 church attendees in the aftermath of stressful life events to explore associations of positive or negative religious coping with… CONTINUE READING