Rigid Religiosity and Mental Health: An Empirical Study

  • Hans Stifoss-Hanssen
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)


The present project relates to the empirical psychology of religion, where a main achievement has been the classification of religion into extrinsic and intrinsic orientations. Previous research has already made some effort to relate the concepts of religious orientation to psychopathology, and our aim has been to carry this effort one step further, and in doing so, to focus on the rigidity-flexibility aspect of religious orientations.


Religious Orientation Intrinsic Religiosity Intrinsic Orientation Extrinsic Religiosity Empirical Psychology 
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