religious coping

religious coping,

n means of dealing with stress (which may be a consequence of illness) that are religious. These include prayer, congregational support, pastoral care, and religious faith.
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Growing attention has been focused on the relationships between religious coping, stress, and health outcomes among family caregivers.
Our study findings seems to be consistent with the view point in literature suggesting that the use of religious coping was associated with better mental health outcomes.
The present study is an empirical investigation of Asian Americans' experience of racism, its association with mental health, the different religious coping strategies that might be utilized, and the mediating roles of religious coping in a sample of Christian Asian American college students.
Besides that, it is also found that optimism and religious coping facilitate towards better adjustment in the short and long term (Tix and Frazier, 1998).
The importance of religious coping also appeared when the 45 items of the WCPS were analyzed individually: on this occasion, the three highest averages were: (a) item 44 - I cling to my faith to overcome this situation (M = 4.
In the present investigation, increased levels of spiritual discontent religious coping were associated with increased nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) among study participants.
Two constructs associated with sexual addiction are attachment and religious coping.
First, there is empirical evidence which suggests a link between the religion and mental health of individuals, and second, research indicates that people use religious coping at the time of experiencing conflict.
Interestingly female students had significantly higher Religious coping (Chi square=7.
Studies have also shown that religious coping strategies serve as an independent factor contributing to posttraumatic growth (26).
Likewise, findings from a study of 292 adults living with HIV suggested that social network may possibly facilitate the relationship between religious coping and depressive symptoms (Dalmida, Koenig, Holstad, & Wirani, 2013).
Results suggest that religiosity, especially religious coping and organizational religiosity, have an important role in QoL and health status of people receiving HD treatment.