TITLE

RELIGIOUS VALUES IN A GROUP OF PSYCHIATRIC OUTPATIENTS

AUTHOR(S)
Mirzamani, Mahmoud; Mohammadi, Mohammad Reza
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Psychological Reports;Jun2003 Part 1, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p787
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Religious values were investigated in a group of psychiatric outpatients using the Allport, Vernon and Lindzey Study of Values and the Revised Symptom Checklist-90-Revised. Scores of 70 psychiatric patients were compared with those of a control group of 50 university staff and students. Analysis indicated that scores for religious values was significantly lower in the outpatient group than in the control group. There was a low significant correlation between religious values and anxiety (-.26) and depression (.23).
ACCESSION #
10068089

 

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