you know that almost 30,000 psychological studies have been
published on various aspects of religion in the past two decades?
Many people are surprised to learn that there is so much academic
interest in this subject area. Research on the psychology
of religion has examined questions such as:
- Can religious beliefs/practices be a source of coping in times of stress?
- Is weekly attendance of religious services
linked to levels of anxiety and depression?
- What are the factors that lead people
to become more or less religious in their lives?
- Do religious individuals have better or worse outcomes in psychological treatment than non-religious individuals?
- Can spirituality and religiousness be
integrated into clinical practice for the treatment of psychological
If you are interested in learning more about these and other
issues, click on the links to the left side of this page for
some helpful resources. If you know of a source that should
be added to this growing list, please contact JPSYCH.