Attitudes Toward Participation in Organized Religion: Its Impact on Mental Health and Life Satisfaction
This is a non-experimental study which is designed to discover potential relationships between an individual’s attitude towards participation in organized religion and their mental health, as well as their life satisfaction. The study contained 203 young adults taken from a convenience sample using social media, e-mail, and SMS messages. The research was conducted using a survey form composed of three instruments intended to measure attitude towards religion, general well-being, and life satisfaction. The results from the study indicated that there is a weak positive relationship between one’s attitude towards organized religion and mental health. Additionally, the results also indicated that there is a weak positive relationship between one’s attitude towards organized religion and their life satisfaction.
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Kayla Riley and Jonathan Riley
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