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2009

Social Work

Paul Caldwell

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Psychometric Examination Of The Brief Multidimensional Measure Of Religiousness/Spirituality (Bmmrs) Among College Students., Paul Caldwell, Kevin Masters, Kate Carey, Stephen Maisto, Thomas Wolfe, Harold Hackney, Christopher France, Lina Himawan Dec 2008

Psychometric Examination Of The Brief Multidimensional Measure Of Religiousness/Spirituality (Bmmrs) Among College Students., Paul Caldwell, Kevin Masters, Kate Carey, Stephen Maisto, Thomas Wolfe, Harold Hackney, Christopher France, Lina Himawan

Paul Caldwell

Resurgent interest in the relations between religiousness/spirituality (R/S) and health is evident in the scientific literature but much of the research fails to capture the proposed multidimensional nature of R/S. This problematic situation is compounded by the existence of a plethora of measures mostly lacking substantial empirical or even theoretical support. The Brief Multidimensional Measure of Religiousness/Spirituality (BMMRS) was developed to address measurement confusion by providing a standard instrument for researchers investigating the dimensions of R/S relevant to health. Psychometric properties and factor structure of the BMMRS were investigated in a sample of 374 college ...