Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

(The TQCC of Psychology of Religion and Spirituality is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-09-01 to 2023-09-01.)
Religious and spiritual struggles and their links to psychological adjustment: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.27
The psychology of religion and spirituality: How big the tent?25
Religious identity and psychological well-being among middle-eastern migrants in Australia: The mediating role of perceived social support, social connectedness, and perceived discrimination.24
Theistic relational spirituality: Development, dynamics, health, and transformation.21
Integrating spirituality and mental health: Perspectives of adults receiving public mental health services in California.21
The role of religiousness and beliefs about sexuality in well-being among sexual minority mormons.20
Development and validation of the five-factor LAMBI measure of God representations.19
Religiosity predicts unreasonable coping with COVID-19.19
Sex guilt or sanctification? The indirect role of religiosity on sexual satisfaction.19
Spirituality and multiple dimensions of religion are associated with mental health in gay and bisexual men: Results from the One Thousand Strong cohort.17
Apostasy and conversion: Attachment orientations and individual differences in the process of religious change.16
Green as the gospel: The power of stewardship messages to improve climate change attitudes.15
From parent to child: Family factors that influence faith transmission.15
Religion’s role in the illusion of gender equality: Supraliminal and subliminal religious priming increases benevolent sexism.15
Joint religiosity and married couples’ sexual satisfaction.15
Religiosity and prosocial behavior at national level.15
Transcendent indebtedness to God: A new construct in the psychology of religion and spirituality.14
Prayer and internal dialogical activity: How do they predict well-being?13
A matter of faith: The role of religion, doubt, and personality in emerging adult mental health.13
A mixed-methods approach to understanding the role of religion and spirituality in healthcare provider well-being.12
Daily spiritual experiences and well-being among the nonreligious, spiritual, and religious: A bifactor analysis.12
Religious and spiritual struggles as a mediator of the link between stressful life events and psychological adjustment in a nationwide sample.12
The role of religious fundamentalism and tightness-looseness in promoting collective narcissism and extreme group behavior.12
Does think mean the same thing as believe? Linguistic insights into religious cognition.11
The role of spirituality and religiousness in aiding recovery from alcohol and other drug problems: An investigation in a national U.S. sample.11
“At its core, Islam is about standing with the oppressed”: Exploring transgender Muslims’ religious resilience.11
The development, validation, and clinical implications of the Microaggressions Against Religious Individuals Scale (MARIS).10
Daily religious coping buffers the stress–affect relationship and benefits overall metabolic health in older adults.10
A prospective study of clergy spiritual well-being, depressive symptoms, and occupational distress.10
Associations between religiosity, political ideology, and attitudes toward immigrants: A mediation path-analytic approach.10
Sanctification of diverse aspects of life and psychosocial functioning: A meta-analysis of studies from 1999 to 2019.10
Measures of God representations: Theoretical framework and critical review.10
Uniting and dividing influences of religion in marriage among highly religious couples.10
Religiosity and volunteering over time: Religious service attendance is associated with the likelihood of volunteering, and religious importance with time spent volunteering.10
What makes life meaningful for theists and atheists?9
Evaluating the measure of diverse adolescent spirituality in samples of Mexican and Salvadoran youth.9
How do religious congregations affect congregants’ attitudes toward lesbian women and gay men?9
Religiousness and acculturation as moderators of the association linking acculturative stress to levels of hazardous alcohol use in college students.9
Pulling away from religion: Religious/spiritual struggles and religious disengagement among college students.9
(Ir)reconcilable identities: Stories of religion and faith for sexual and gender minority refugees who fled from the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia to the European Union.9
Religiosity and positive religious coping as predictors of Indonesian Muslim adolescents’ externalizing behavior and loneliness.9
Religious/spiritual struggles and depression during COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns in the global south: Evidence of moderation by positive religious coping and hope.9
Associations between gratitude and spirituality: An experience sampling approach.9
Towards a psychology of divine forgiveness.8
Daily measures of religious/spiritual struggles: Relations to depression, anxiety, satisfaction with life, and meaning.8
Supernatural operating rules: How people envision and experience God, the devil, ghosts/spirits, fate/destiny, karma, and luck.8
How parents balance desire for religious continuity with honoring children’s religious agency.8
Mediated association between spirituality and life satisfaction in chronically ill undergraduate students.8
Valid assessment of spiritual quality of life with the WHOQOL-SRPB BREF across religious, spiritual, and secular persons: A psychometric study.8
A curvilinear relationship between clear beliefs about God and self-concept clarity.8
Becoming less religious (BLR) and well-being among high school dropouts.8
Religion as an embodied practice: Documenting the various forms, meanings, and associated experience of Christian prayer postures.8
Religious coping and depressive symptoms among Black Americans living with HIV: An intersectional approach.7
Parental stress and religious coping by mothers of children with autism.7
The varieties of redemptive experiences: A qualitative study of meaning-making in evangelical Christian cancer patients.7
Differential effects from aspects of religion on female genital mutilation/cutting.7
Oneness beliefs and their effect on life satisfaction.7
Are atheists unprejudiced? Forms of nonbelief and prejudice toward antiliberal and mainstream religious groups.7
Moderators of linear and nonlinear associations between religiosity, xenophobia, and tolerance toward immigrants in italy.7
Measuring interfaith spirituality: Initial validation and psychometrics.7
The role of religiousness and spirituality in health-related quality of life of persons living with HIV: A latent class analysis.7
White religious iconography increases anti-Black attitudes.7
Spirituality and suicidal behavior: The mediating role of self-forgiveness and psychache.7
Understanding the roles of religious comfort and strain on depressive symptoms in an inpatient psychiatric setting.7
Examining the relationship between awe, spirituality, and religiosity.7
Religious beliefs and behaviors as predictors of substance use among college students.6
Religious sexual minorities, belongingness, and suicide risk: Does it matter where belongingness comes from?6
Religious/spiritual struggles and suicidal ideation in the COVID-19 era: Does the belief in divine control and religious attendance matter?6
Religious and spiritual struggles among transgender and gender-nonconforming adults.6
Will jurors believe nonbelievers? Perceptions of atheist rape victims in the courtroom.6
What are the core features and dimensions of “spirituality”? Applying a partial prototype analysis to understand how laypeople mentally represent spirituality as a concept.6
Beyond beliefs: Multidimensional aspects of religion and spirituality in language.6
A cross-sectional investigation of divine struggles and suicide risk among men in early recovery from substance use disorders.6
Going beyond positive and negative: Clarifying relationships of specific religious coping styles with posttraumatic outcomes.6
Causal relationship between religiosity and value priorities: Cross-sectional and longitudinal investigations.6
Black–white biracial Christians, discrimination, and mental health: A moderated mediation model of church support and religious coping.5
Grace, legalism, and mental health: Examining direct and mediating relationships.5
Associations between spirituality and mental health in women exposed to adversity.5
Can Abraham bring peace? The relationship between acknowledging shared religious roots and intergroup conflict.5
“This is what real spirituality is all about”: A phenomenological exploration of the experience of spirituality outside institutional religion.5
Religiosity and joint activities of husbands and wives in enduring marriages.5
The RSS-14: Development and preliminary validation of a 14-item form of the Religious and Spiritual Struggles Scale.5
The many faces of evangelicalism: Identifying subgroups using latent class analysis.5
Uniting and dividing influences of religion on parent–child relationships in highly religious families.5
Drawn to the light: Predicting religiosity using “God is light” metaphor.5
Implicit and explicit attitudes towards God and life satisfaction.5
Who are the religious “dones?”: A cross-cultural latent profile analysis of formerly religious individuals.5
Mothers’ perceptions of the role of religion in parent–child communication about a death in the family.5
The link between religiousness and prejudice: Testing competing explanations in an adolescent sample.5
Moral stereotypes, moral self-image, and religiosity.5
Fundamentalism as dogmatic belief, moral rigorism, and strong groupness across cultures: Dimensionality, underlying components, and related interreligious prejudice.5
Adolescent suicide ideation in Utah: The role of religion and family.5