Hope and Spirituality in the Age of Anxiety

  • Anthony Scioli
Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 29)


Life Satisfaction Satisfaction With Life Scale Allostatic Load Spiritual Belief Death Anxiety 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Abramson, L.Y., Metalsky, G.I., and Alloy, L.B. (1989). Hopelessness depression: a theory-based subtype of depression. Psychological Review, 96(2):358–372.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Averill, J.R. (1997). The emotions: an integrative approach. In Hogan, R. and Johnson, J.A. (eds.) Handbook of Personality. San Diego: Academic Press, pp. 513–541.Google Scholar
  3. Averill, J.R., Catlin, G., and Chon, K.K. (1990). Rules of Hope. New York: Springer-Verlag.Google Scholar
  4. Becker, E. (1973). The Denial Of Death. New York: Free Press.Google Scholar
  5. Breznitz, S. (1986). The effect of hope on coping with stress. In Appley, M.H. and Trumbull, P. (eds.), Dynamics of Stress: Physiological, Psychological and Social Perspectives. New York: Plenum, pp. 295–307.Google Scholar
  6. Carr, A. (2004). Positive Psychology. New York: Brunner-Routledge.Google Scholar
  7. Diener, E. and Seligman, M.E.P. (2004). Beyond money: toward an economy of well-being. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 5(1):1–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. Diener, E., Emmons, R.A., Larsen, R.J., and Griffin, S. (1985). The satisfaction with life scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 49:71–75.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Erikson, E.H. (1950). Childhood and Society. New York: Norton.Google Scholar
  10. Fowler, J. (1996). Pluralism and oneness in religious experience: William James, faith development theory, and clinical practice. In Shafranske, E.P. (ed.), Religion and the Clinical Practice of Psychology, Vol. 1, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 165–186.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Frank, J. (1968). The role of hope in psychotherapy. International Journal of Psychiatry. 5:383–395.Google Scholar
  12. Greenberg, J., Pyszczynski, T., and Solomon, S. (1986). The causes and consequences of a need for self-esteem: a terror management theory. In Baumeister, R. F. (ed.), Public Self and Private Self. New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 189–207.Google Scholar
  13. Hollingshead, A.A. (1975). A four-factor index of social status. Unpublished Manuscript. Yale University: New Haven, CT.Google Scholar
  14. James, W. (1961). The Varieties of Religious Experience. New York: Collier Books (Original work published 1902).Google Scholar
  15. Klinger, E. (1977). Meaning and Void: Inner Experience and the Incentives in People’s Lives. Oxford, England: U Minnesota Press.Google Scholar
  16. Kohut, H. (1971). The Analysis of the Self. New York: International Universities Press.Google Scholar
  17. Marcel, G. (1962). Homo Viator: introduction to a metaphysics of hope. In Cauford, E. (ed.) Trans. New York: Harper and Row (Original work published 1944).Google Scholar
  18. Murray, H.A. (1971). Thematic Apperception Test: Manual. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. (Original work published 1943).Google Scholar
  19. Piedmont, R. L. (1999). Does spirituality represent the sixth factor of personality? Spiritual transcendence and the five-factor model. Journal of Personality, 67(6):985–1013.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Park, N., Peterson, C., and Seligman, M.E.P. (2004). Reply: strengths of character and well-being: a closer look at hope and modesty. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23(5):628–634.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Price. S.L. (2001). A good man in Africa. Sports Illustrated, 94(16):56–69.Google Scholar
  22. Pruyser, P.W. (1987). Maintaining hope in adversity. Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 5(51):463–474.Google Scholar
  23. Rotter, J.B. (1966). Generalized expectancies for internal versus external control of reinforcement. Psychological Monographs, 80(1):1–28.Google Scholar
  24. Ryan, K.R. and Fiorito, B. (2003). Means-ends spirituality questionnaire. Reliability, validity, and relationship to psychological well-being. Review of Religious Research, 45:130–154.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Ryff, C.D. (1995). Psychological well-being in adult life. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 4(4):99–104.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Scheier, M.F. and Carver, C.S. (1987). Dispositional optimism and physical well-being: the influence of generalized expectancies on health. Journal of Personality, 55:169–210.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Scioli, A. (2004). A Comprehensive Measure of Hope. Unpublished manuscript: Keene State College.Google Scholar
  28. Scioli, A. and Biller, H.B. (2003) Hope, Attachment and Love. Published Conference Proceedings. Works of Love: Scientific and Religious Perspectives on Altruism. An international, interfaith and interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Metanexus Institute on Religion & Science and the Institute for Unlimited Love. Philadelphia, PA.Google Scholar
  29. Scioli, A., Chamberlin, C., Samor, C., Lapointe, A.B., Campbell, T.L., Macleod, A.R., and McLenon, J. (1997). A prospective study of hope, optimism, and health. Psychological Reports, 81:723–733.Google Scholar
  30. Seligman, M.E.P. (2002). Authentic Happiness. New York: The Free Press.Google Scholar
  31. Snyder, C.R. (2004). Hope and the other strengths: lessons from Animal Farm. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23(5):624–627.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Snyder, C.R., Harris, C., Anderson, J.R., Holleran, S.A., Irving, L.M., Sigmon, S.T., Yoshinobu, L., Gibb, J., Langelle, C., and Harney, P. (1991). The will and ways: Development and validation of an individual-differences measure of hope. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60(4):570–585.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Stotland, E. (1969). The Psychology of Hope. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.Google Scholar
  34. Sutich, A. (1969). The growth experience and the growth-centered attitude. In Sutich, A. and Vich, M.A. Readings in Humanistic Psychology. New York: The Free Press, pp. 81–90.Google Scholar
  35. Templer, D.I., Lavoie, M., and Chalgujian, H. (1990). The measurement of death depression. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 46(6):834–839.Google Scholar
  36. Templer, D.I. (1970). The construction and validation of a death anxiety scale. Journal of General Psychology, 82(2):165–177.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. Watkins, P.C. (2004). Gratitude and subjective well-being. In Emmons, R.A. and McCullough, M.E. (eds.), The Psychology of Gratitude. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 167–192.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Scioli

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations