Religious Coping in Iran
CitationAflakseir, A. (2021, September 6). Religious Coping in Iran.
SummaryThe aim of this study was to develop and validate an initial religious coping scale for Iranians based on Kenneth Pargament's religious coping scale (RCOPE). The questionnaire was created using items from the original RCOPE scale and items created by the primary investigator based on Islamic teachings.
Data FileCases: 185
Weight Variable: None
Funded ByMinistry of Science, Research and Technology of Iran
Collection ProceduresThe questionnaire was administered in class to students at the University of Shiraz, a city in the south of Iran.
Sampling ProceduresThe sample was chosen using cluster sampling. The primary investigator selected four academic schools at the University of Shiraz and then a class from each school.
Principal InvestigatorsAbdulaziz Aflakseir, Department of Psychology, University of Shiraz
Related PublicationsAflakseir, Abdulaziz and Peter G. Coleman. 2009. "The influence of religious coping on the mental health of disabled Iranian war veterans." Mental Health, Religion & Culture 12:175-190.
Pargament, Kenneth I., Harold G. Koenig, and Lisa M. Perez. 2000. "The many methods of religious coping: Development and initial validation of the RCOPE." Journal of Clinical Psychology 56:519-543.