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R/S Struggles and Negative Religious Coping:

Concept & Review

Pargament, K. I., Murray-Swank, N., Magyar, G., & Ano, G. (2005) Spiritual struggle:  A phenomenon of interest to psychology and religion.  In W. R. Miller and H. Delaney (Eds.), Judeo-Christian perspectives on psychology:  Human nature, motivation, and change (pp. 245-268).  Washington DC:  APA Press.

Pargament, K. I. (2006). Spiritual struggles as a fork in the road to healthy living.  Human Development, 27, 5-13. Retrieved from

Stauner, N., Exline, J. J., & Pargament, K. I. (2016). Religious and spiritual struggles as concerns for health and well-being.  Horizonte, 14, 50-77.

Kao, L. E., Shah, S. B., Pargament, K.  I., Griffith, J. L., & Peteet, J. R. (2019). “Gambling with God”’: Self-inflicted gunshot wound with religious motivation in the context of a mixed-mood episode.  Harvard Review of Psychiatry.

Pargament, K. I., & Exline, J. J. (in press). Religious and spiritual struggles and mental health: Implications for clinical practice.   In A. Moreira-Almeida., and B. P. Mosqueiro (Eds.), Spirituality and mental health across cultures.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press.

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