The Moderating Relationship of Spirituality on Negative Life Events and Psychological Adjustment

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Craig S. Cashwell, Professor (Creator)
J. Scott Young, Professor and Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The authors used a path model to examine how spirituality moderates relationships between negative life experiences and psychological adjustment, operationalized for this study as levels of depression and anxiety. Results suggest that spirituality provides a significant moderating effect for both depression and anxiety. The moderating effect was stronger for depression than for anxiety.

Additional Information

Publication
Counseling and Values, 45, 49-57.
Language: English
Date: 2000
Keywords
Spirituality, Psychological coping, Coping strategies, Counseling, Negative events, Psychological resilience