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Allen, J. O., Watkins, D. C., Mezuk, B., Chatters, L., & Johnson-Lawrence, V. (2020). Mechanisms of racial health disparities: Relationships between coping and psychological and physiological stress responses. Ethnicity & Disease, 30(4), 563-574.
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Allen, T. D., Henderson, T. G., Mancini, V. S., & French, K. A. (2017). Mindfulness and meditation practice as moderators of the relationship between age and subjective wellbeing among working adults. Mindfulness, 8(4), 1055-1063.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s12671-017-0681-6

Arenella, K., & Steffen, A. (2021). Women's sexual satisfaction in the context of midlife relationships: Examining an ecological model. Journal of Women and Aging. Advance online publication.
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Bailey, Z. D., Slopen, N., Albert, M., & Williams, D. R. (2015). Multidimensional religious involvement and tobacco smoking patterns over 9-10 years: A prospective study of middle-aged adults in the United States. Social Science & Medicine, 138, 128-135.
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Bierman, A. (2005). The effects of childhood maltreatment on adult religiosity and spirituality: Rejecting God the Father because of abusive fathers? Journal for The Scientific Study of Religion, 44(3), 349-359.
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Bierman, A. (2021). Does religion buffer the effects of discrimination on mental health? Differing effects by race. Journal for The Scientific Study of Religion, 45(4), 551-565.
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Bradshaw, M., & Ellison, C. G. (2008). Do genetic factors influence religious life? Findings from a behavior genetic analysis of twin siblings. Journal for The Scientific Study of Religion, 47(4), 529-544.
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Brisbon, N. M., & Lachman, M. E. (2017). Dispositional mindfulness and memory problems: The role of perceived stress and sleep quality. Mindfulness, 8(2), 379-386.
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Carlton, C. N., Garcia, K. M., Sullivan-Toole, H., Stanton, K., McDonnell, C. G., & Richey, J. A.2021 (Date currently unavailable). From childhood maltreatment to adult inflammation: Evidence for the mediational status of social anxiety and low positive affect. Brain, Behavior, & Immunity - Health, 18, Article 100366.
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Chan, T., Michalak, N. M., & Ybarra, O. (2019). When God is your only friend: Religious beliefs compensate for purpose in life in the socially disconnected. Journal of Personality, 87(3), 455-471.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1111/jopy.12401

Choi, N., & Jing-Ann Chou, R. (2010). Time and money volunteering among older adults: The relationship between past and current volunteering and correlates of change and stability. Ageing and Society, 30(4), 559-581.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1017/S0144686X0999064X

Costanzo, E.S., Ryff, C.D., & Singer, B.H. (2009). Psychosocial adjustment among cancer survivors: Findings from a National Survey of Health and Well-Being. Health Psychology, 28(2), 147-156.
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Cotter, E. W., & Kelly, N. R. (2018). Stress-related eating, mindfulness, and obesity. Health Psychology, 37(6), 516-525.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1037/hea0000614

Craig, C. M. (2021). The potential contribution of awe and nature appreciation to positive moral values. Zygon, 56(4), 984-993.
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Dunkel, C. S., & Dutton, E. (2016). Religiosity as a predictor of in-group favoritism within and between religious groups. Personality and Individual Differences, 98, 311-314.
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Dunkel, C. S., Reeve, C. L., Woodley of Menie, M. A., & van der Linden, D. (2015). A comparative study of the general factor of personality in Jewish and non-Jewish populations. Personality and Individual Differences, 78, 63-67.
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Dutton, E., & Dunkel, C. (2019). "For tomorrow we die"? Testing the accuracy of stereotypes about atheists and agnostics. Mankind Quarterly, 60(1), 64-74.
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Dutton, E., Madison, G., & Dunkel, C. (2018). The mutant says in his Heart, "there is no God": The rejection of collective religiosity centred around the worship of moral gods is associated with high mutational load. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 4(3), 233-244.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1007/s40806-017-0133-5

Einolf, C. (2013). Daily spiritual experiences and prosocial behavior. Social Indicators Research, 110(1), 71-87.
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Einolf, C. J. (2011). Gender differences in the correlates of volunteering and charitable giving. Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 40(6), 1092-1112.
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Einolf, C. J. (2011). The link between religion and helping others: The role of values, ideas, and language. Sociology of Religion, 72(4), 435-455.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1093/socrel/srr017

Ellison, C. G., Bradshaw, M., & Roberts, C. A. (2012). Spiritual and religious identities predict the use of complementary and alternative medicine among US adults. Preventive Medicine, 24(1), 173-186.
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Fieder, M., & Huber, S. (2021). Fertility outcomes, heritability and genomic associations of in-group preference and in-group marriage. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 24(5), 264-272.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1017/thg.2021.48

Fitzgerald, M., & Berthiaume, K. (2021). Does spirituality moderate the relationship between child maltreatment and adult men and women's social anxiety, depression and loneliness. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. Advance online publication.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/10926771.2021.1912875

Fitzgerald, M., & Grames, H. (2021). Childhood maltreatment and mindfulness: Implications for older adult's marital outcomes. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy. Advance online publication.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/15332691.2021.1922114

Frazier, P.A., & Kaler, M.E. (2006). Assessing the validity of self-reported stress-related growth. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74(5, Special Issue: Benefit Finding), 859-869.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1037/0022-006X.74.5.859

Greenfield, E. A., Vaillant, G. E., & Marks, N. F. (2009). Do formal religious participation and spiritual perceptions have independent linkages with diverse dimensions of psychological well-being? J Health Soc Behav, 50(2), 196-212.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1177/002214650905000206

Greenfield, Emily A. & Marks, Nadine F (2007). Religious social identity as an explanatory factory for associations between more frequent formal religious participation and psychological well-being. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 17(3), 245-259.
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Grzywacz, J. G., & Keyes, C. L. M. (2004). Toward health promotion: Physical and social behaviors in complete health. American Journal of Health Behavior, 28(2), 99-111.
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Hildreth, K.D. & Elman, C. (2007). Alternative worldviews and the utilization of conventional and complementary medicine. Sociological Inquiry, 77(1), 76-103.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1111/j.1475-682X.2007.00178.x

Homan, K. J., & Hollenberger, J. C. (2021). Religious support moderates the long reach of adverse childhood events on physical health in middle to late adulthood. Journal of Religion and Health, 60, 4186-4208.
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Imel, J. L., & Dautovich, N. D. (2018). The associations between dispositional mindfulness, sense of control, and affect in a national sample of adults. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 73(6), 996-1005.
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Jokela, M. (2021). Religiosity, psychological distress, and well-being: Evaluating familial confounding with multicohort sibling data. American Journal of Epidemiology. Advance online publication.
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Joshanloo, M. (2021). Within-person relationship between religiosity and life satisfaction: A 20-year study. Personality and Individual Differences, 179, Article 110933.
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Jung, J. H. (2018). Childhood adversity, religion, and change in adult mental health. Research on Aging, 40(2), 155-179.
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Kim, K. H. (2007). Religion, weight perception, and weight control behavior. Eating Behaviors 8(1), 121-131.
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Kim, K. H., Sobal, J., & Wethington, E. (2003). Religion and body weight. International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, 27(4), 469-477.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1038/sj.ijo.0802220

King, V. (2003). The influence of religion on fathers' relationships with their children. Journal of Marriage & the Family, 65(2), 382-395.
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Lewis, G. J., & Bates, T. C. (2013). Common genetic influences underpin religiosity, community integration, and existential uncertainty. Journal of Research in Personality, 47(4), 398-405.
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Lewis, G. J., & Bates, T. C. (2014). Common heritable effects underpin concerns over norm maintenance and in-group favoritism: Evidence from genetic analyses of right-wing authoritarianism and traditionalism. Journal of Personality, 82(4), 297-309.
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Lewis, G. J., Ritchie, S. J., & Bates, T. C. (2011). The relationship between intelligence and multiple domains of religious belief: Evidence from a large adult US sample. Intelligence, 39(6), 468-472.
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McClure, P. K., & Wilkinson, L. R. (2020). Attending substance abuse groups and identifying as spiritual but not religious. Review of Religious Research, 62, 197-218.
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McFarland, M. J., Pudrovska, T., Schieman, S., Ellison, C., & Bierman, A. (2013). Does a cancer diagnosis influence religiosity? Integrating a life course perspective. Social Science Research, 42(2) 311-320.
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McMahan, S., & Lutz, R. (2004). Alternative therapy use among the young-old (ages 65-74): An evaluation of the MIDUS database. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 23(2), 91-103.
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Pudrovska, T. (2015). Gender and health control beliefs among middle-aged and older adults. Journal of Aging and Health, 27(2), 284-303.
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Rudaz, M., Ledermann, T., & Grzywacz, J. G. (2018). Spiritual coping, perceived growth, and the moderating role of spiritual mindfulness in cancer survivors. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 36(5), 609-623.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/07347332.2018.1464091

Rudaz, M., Ledermann, T., & Grzywacz, J. G. (2019). The influence of daily spiritual experiences and gender on subjective well-being over time in cancer survivors. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 41(2), 157-171.
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Rudaz, M., Ledermann, T., & Grzywacz, J. G. (2020). The role of private religious practices, spiritual mindfulness, and years since loss on perceived growth in widowed adults. Journal of Religion and Health, 59, 2819-2832.
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Ryff, C. D., Singer, B. H., & Palmersheim, K. A. (2004). Social inequalities in health and well-being: The role of relational and religious protective factors. In O. G. Brim, C. D. Ryff, & R. C. Kessler (Eds.), How healthy are we?: A national study of well-being at midlife (pp. 90-123). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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Schuurmans-Stekhoven, J. B. (2018). Conviction, character and coping: Religiosity and personality are both uniquely associated with optimism and positive reappraising. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 21(8), 763-779.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/13674676.2018.1542422

Schuurmans-Stekhoven, J. B. (2019). Auspicious or suspicious- does religiosity really promote elder well-being? Examining the belief-as-benefit effect among older Japanese. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 81, 129-135.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.archger.2018.12.005

Scott, M. J., Johnson, K. A., Okun, M. A., & Cohen, A. B. (2019). The road not taken: Fostering research on the psychology of religiosity and spirituality via underused representative, open-access datasets (ROADs). International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 29(3), 204-221.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/10508619.2019.1596000

Scott, R., Nahin, R. L., & Weber, W. (2021). Longitudinal analysis of complementary health approaches in adults aged 25-74 years from the Midlife in the US survey sample. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 27(7), 550-568.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1089/acm.2020.0414

Sen, C. K., & Kumkale, G. T. (2016). Who does not get screened? A simple model of the complex relationships in mammogram non-attendance. Journal of Health Psychology, 21(12), 2838-2850.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1177/1359105315587138

Sesker, A. A., Suilleabhain, P. O., Howard, S., & Hughes, B. M. (2016). Conscientiousness and mindfulness in midlife coping: An assessment based on MIDUS II. Personality and Mental Health. Advance online publication.
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Silva, C., Douglas, N., & Van Orden, K. (2022). Neighborhood belonging and thoughts of death among Hispanics in the United States. Archives of Suicide Research. Advance online publication.
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View publication via DOI: DOI:10.1080/13811118.2022.2029784

Son, J., & Wilson, J. (2011). Generativity and volunteering. Sociological Forum, 26(3), 644-667.
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Son, J., & Wilson, J. (2011). Religiosity, psychological resources, and physical health. Journal for The Scientific Study of Religion, 50(3), 588-603.
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Son, J., & Wilson, J. (2012). Using normative theory to explain the effect of religion and education on volunteering. Sociological Perspectives, 55(3), 474-499.
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Taniguchi, H., & Thomas, L. (2011). The influences of religious attitudes on volunteering. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organizations, 22(2), 335-355.
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Tobin, E. T., & Slatcher, R. B. (2016). Religious participation predicts diurnal cortisol profiles 10 years later via lower levels of religious struggle. Health Psychology, 35(12), 1356-1363.
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Toyama, M., Fuller, H. R., & Hektner, J. M. (2020). Psychosocial factors promoting personal growth throughout adulthood. Journal of Happiness Studies, 21, 1749-1769.
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Upenieks, L. (2021). Resilience in the aftermath of childhood abuse? Changes in religiosity and adulthood psychological distress. Journal of Religion and Health, 60, 1677-2701.
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Upenieks, L. (2021). Psychological resilience after cancer via religion/spirituality: Spiritual capital through a life course lens. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Advance online publication.
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Upenieks, L., Andersson, M. A., & Schafer, M. H. (2021). God, father, mother, gender: How are religiosity and parental bonds during childhood linked to midlife flourishing? Journal of Happiness Studies, 22, 3199-3220.
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Upenieks, L., Schafer, M. H., & Mogosanu, A. (2021). Does childhood religiosity delay death? Journal of Religion And Health, 60, 420-443.
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Vittengl, J. R. (2018). A lonely search?: Risk for depression when spirituality exceeds religiosity. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 206(5), 386-389.
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Weber, C., Johnson, M., & Arceneaux, K. (2011). Genetics, personality, and group identity. Social Science Quarterly, 92(5), 1314-1337.
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Wilkinson, R. (2018). The effects of parental death on religiosity within an American context. In C. K. Cann (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of death and the afterlife: Comparative perspectives. London: Routledge.

Wilson, T. K., & Gentzler, A. L. (2021). Emotion regulation and coping with racial stressors among African Americans across the lifespan. Developmental Review, 61, Article 100967.
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Xing Toh, W., Su-May Tan, T., & Sheng Keh, J. (2021). Lead us not into temptation: Differential associations of religious identification with self-regulatory traits and abilities. Journal of Research in Personality, 94, Article 104143.
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Yamagata, S., & Takahashi, Y. (2020). Moderating effects of religiosity in the genetic and environmental etiology of the Big Five personality traits in adulthood. Psychologia, 62(1), 77-89.
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