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Introduction to the Center for the Study of Health, Religion,
Fruits of the Spirit: Correlates of Altruism in College
This was a talk given at the Conference: Scientific and Religious Perspectives on Altruism in June 2003. It presents a series of studies on correlates of altruism in college students.
Identifying Mediators of the Relationship Between
Religiousness/Spirituality and Alcohol Use
This was a talk given at the Fetzer Institute in 2003 during a meeting of grantees from the Fetzer/NIAAA alcohol and spirituality project. It presents some of the path models from our results up to that point.
Structural Validity of Spiritual and Religious Dimensions in
Relation to Alcohol Use
This was a talk given at the meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in March, 2003. It presents the results of a factor analysis of 29 measures of Religiousness and Spirituality, as well as data on the relationship of those dimensions to alcohol use and problems in college students.
Religion and Spirituality in College Students: Separate
Dimensions with Unique and Common Correlates
This was a talk given at the 14th Annual Institute on College Student Values Conference on February 6, 2004. The topic of the conference was: Soul Searching: Trends and Patterns in College Student Spirituality. The slides cover our research on dimensions of religiousness and spirituality, how those dimensions may change over time, and correlates of the dimensions.
Care Provider’s Role in Addressing Spiritual and Religious
Concerns in Cancer Patients
This was a talk given at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine on March 25, 2004, as part of a symposium with Dr. Carl Thoresen and Dr. Carlo DiClemente. The talk presents some information about a the OASIS project, a brief physician delivered spirituality intervention, as well as how our research on dimensions of R/S in college students has informed our attempts to understand the effects of the physician intervention.