Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 11–21 | Cite as

Further Validation for the Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith Questionnaire

  • Thomas G. Plante
  • Scott Yancey
  • Allen Sherman
  • Mira Guertin
  • Dustin Pardini


This study further investigates the validity of the Santa Clara Strength of Religious Faith (SCSORF) questionnaire. Building and expanding upon prior research, the SCSORF, existing religiosity measures, mood, and personality adjustment scales were administered to three samples. Subjects included 290 university students and 232 recovering substance abusers. The results further validate the SCSORF as being a valid measure of strength of religious faith.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas G. Plante
    • 1
    • 2
  • Scott Yancey
    • 1
  • Allen Sherman
    • 3
  • Mira Guertin
    • 1
  • Dustin Pardini
    • 4
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentSanta Clara UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesStanford University School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.Arkansas Cancer Research CenterUniversity of Arkansas Medical CenterUSA
  4. 4.Psychology DepartmentUniversity of AlabamaUSA

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