Friday, July 8

The Research on Religiosity and Mental Health

You asked for it, right? Research demonstrating that religious affiliation and spirituality are linked to better outcomes than irreligiosity? 

So saddle up, cowherds. This range is wide, and the research is recent. (If the topic interests you, you may want to bookmark this page, because I'll be adding more as it comes to my attention):

Abreu, M. E., Laureano, R. S., Silva, R. V., & DionĂ­sio, P. (2015). Volunteerism, compassion and religiosity as drivers of donations practices. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, 20(3), 256-276. doi:10.1002/nvsm.1526

“This study looks into the role of religiosity as a predictor of donations practices. Also volunteerism and compassion, two acts of pro‐social behaviour