Religion and coping: Empirical verification of their interaction
Journal/Book: Stud Psychol. 2000; 42: Dubravska Cesta 9, Bratislava, Slovak Republic. Slovak Acad Sciences Inst Experimental Psychology. 71-74.
Abstract: Research to date concerning the effects of religion on coping with stressful situations has brought new specific data. In terms of theory and research, this subject area has been developed most by K.I. Pargament, who delineated three styles of religious coping: Self-directing, Deferring and Collaborative In a research project involving adolescents, we confirmed the reliability of the Slovak translation of the above author's scale and found a prevalence of the collaboration with God coping style. Similar results were found in other smaller samples of subjects. The Collaborative style is connected with intrinsic religious orientation.
Note: Article Strizenec M, Slovak Acad Sci, Inst Expt Psychol, Dubravska Cesta 9, Bratislava 81364, SLOVAKIA
Keyword(s): religiosity; coping; scale reliability