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Religious and Receptive Coping Importance for the Well-Being of Christian Outpatients and Parishioners

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Summary This article presents the results of a study in The Netherlands among two groups of religious people: i.e., 165 Christian outpatients and 171 parishioners. In this study, we focused on the following main questions. (1) To what degree did these two groups of Christians (with/without psychological treatment) practice positive religious coping, negative religious coping and receptive coping? (2) What are the relationships between these three coping strategies? (3) To what degree were positive religious, negative religious and receptive coping activities related to the well-being of the respondents (with/without psychological treatment)? (4) What are the best predictors of well-being: positive religious, negative religious or receptive coping? The results showed that positive religious, negative religious and receptive coping were three independent predictors of well-being, with negative religious coping being the best predictor.

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