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Handbook of the psychology of religion and spirituality

Author: Raymond F Paloutzian; Crystal L Park
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Paloutzian (experimental and social psychology, Westmont College) and Park (psychology, U. of Connecticut) provide a 33-chapter handbook on the psychology of religion and spirituality, for social and clinical psychologists, pastoral counselors, and students and researchers in psychology and religious studies. Psychologists and a few religious studies specialists from the US and some countries in Europe address the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond F Paloutzian; Crystal L Park
ISBN: 9781462510061 146251006X
OCLC Number: 871504567
Notes: Index: pages 667-698.
Description: xvi, 698 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: I. Foundations of the Psychology of Religion 1. Recent Progress and Core Issues in the Science of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Raymond F. Paloutzian and Crystal L. Park 2. Defining Religion and Spirituality, Doug Oman 3. Measurement Assessment and Issues in the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Peter C. Hill 4. Research Methods in the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., and Jacob A. Belzen 5. Psychodynamic Psychology and Religion, Jozef Corveleyn, Patrick Luyten, and Jessie Dezutter 6. Evolutionary Psychology as a Foundation for the Psychology of Religion, Lee A. Kirkpatrick 7. Building Blocks of Sacralities: A New Basis for Comparison across Cultures and Religions, Ann Taves II. Religion through the Developmental Lens 8. Religious and Spiritual Development in Childhood, Rebekah A. Richert and Pehr Granqvist 9. Religious Development from Adolescence to Middle Adulthood, Michael R. Levenson, Carolyn M. Aldwin, and Heidi Igarashi 10. Old Persons, Old Age, Aging, and Religion, Susan H. McFadden III. Religion and Basic Psychology Subdisciplines 11. The Neuropsychology of Religious Experience, Patrick McNamara and P. Monroe Butler 12. Exploring Religion's Basement: The Cognitive Science of Religion, Justin L. Barrett 13. Gods and Goals: Religion and Purposeful Action, Robert A. Emmons and Sarah A. Schnitker 14. The Religious Shaping of Feeling: Implications of Affect Valuation Theory, Jeanne L. Tsai, Birgit Koopmann-Holm, Masako Miyazaki, and Camaron Ochs 15. The Role of Personality in Understanding Religious and Spiritual Constructs, Ralph L. Piedmont and Teresa A. Wilkins 16. Religiousness, Social Psychology, and Behavior, Michael E. Nielsen, Arthur T. Hatton, and Michael J. Donahue 17. Cultural and Cross-Cultural Psychology of Religion, Vassilis Saroglou and Adam B. Cohen IV. The Construction and Expression of Religion and Spirituality 18. Religion and Meaning, Crystal L. Park 19. Religious and Spiritual Struggles, Julie J. Exline and Eric D. Rose20. Conversion, Deconversion, and Spiritual Transformation: A Multilevel Interdisciplinary View, Raymond F. Paloutzian, Sebastian Murken, Heinz Streib, and Sussan RAAYler-Namini 21. Mystical, Spiritual, and Religious Experiences, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., and Zhuo Chen 22. Ritual and Prayer: Forms, Functions, and Relationships, Kevin L. Ladd and Bernard Spilka 23. Religious Fundamentalism, Right-Wing Authoritarianism, and Prejudice: Insights from Meta-Analyses, Implicit Social Cognition, and Social Neuroscience, Wade C. Rowatt, Megan Johnson Shen, Jordan P. LaBouff, and Alfredo Gonzalez 24. Religion and Spirituality and Forgiveness, Everett L. Worthington, Jr., Don E. Davis, Joshua N. Hook, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, Aubrey L. Gartner, David J. Jennings II, Chelsea L. Greer, and Yin Lin 25. How Religion Can Support Self-Control and Moral Behavior, Anne L. Zell and Roy F. Baumeister V. The Psychology of Religion and Applied Areas 26. Religion, Spirituality, and Health, Kevin S. Masters and Stephanie A. Hooker 27. Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health, Crystal L. Park and Jeanne M. Slattery 28. The Religious Dimension of Coping: Advances in Theory, Research, and Practice, Kenneth I. Pargament, Melissa D. Falb, Gene G. Ano, and Amy B. Wachholtz 29. Mindfulness in Psychology and Religion, Michael R. Levenson and Carolyn M. Aldwin 30. Addressing Religiousness and Spirituality in Psychotherapy: Advancing Evidence-Based Practice, Edward P. Shafranske31. From Concept to Science: Continuing Steps in Workplace Spirituality Research, Peter C. Hill, Carole L. Jurkiewicz, Robert A. Giacalone, and Louis W. Fry 32. Religion and the Staircase to Terrorism, Fathali M. Moghaddam, Zachary Warren, and Karen Love VI. Conclusion and Future Directions 33. Directions for the Future of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality: Research Advances in Methodology and Meaning Systems, Crystal L. Park and Raymond F. Paloutzian
Responsibility: edited by Raymond F. Paloutzian, Crystal L. Park.
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Paloutzian (experimental and social psychology, Westmont College) and Park (psychology, U. of Connecticut) provide a 33-chapter handbook on the psychology of religion and spirituality, for social and clinical psychologists, pastoral counselors, and students and researchers in psychology and religious studies. Psychologists and a few religious studies specialists from the US and some countries in Europe address the foundations, including definitions, core issues, measurement assessment, research methods, psychodynamic psychology and religion, and evolutionary psychology as a foundation for the psychology of religion; religious and spiritual development across the lifespan; and the neural and cognitive bases of religion and connections to emotion, personality, culture, and social behavior. They discuss religious practices and rituals, conversion experiences, prayer, spiritual struggles, fundamentalism, forgiveness, values, and morality, and implications for individual and collective well-being in terms of health, mental health, coping, psychotherapy, workplace spirituality research, terrorism, and other areas. New topics in this edition include cross-cultural issues, spiritual goals, emotional values, and mindfulness. Most chapters have been redesigned or rewritten, with 25 new and eight revised chapters. The main themes of the book are more integrated, and the introductory and concluding chapters argue that the application of religious meaning systems and the multilevel interdisciplinary paradigm can allow reconceptualization of the field and expand research. -- [Source inconnue].

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