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Cognitive and Emotional Health Project: The Healthy Brain

Demographic and Social Factors

IV. Religion and spirituality

     Specific dimensions

          Religious denomination
           Organizational religiosity: attendance at religious services
           Nonorganizational religiosity: private prayer, meditation, scripture reading
           Personal religious commitment
                    Intrinsic Religiosity Scale (Hogue 1972)
            Religious coping
                     Religious Coping Index (Koenig et al. 1992)
     Multidimensional indices            
           *EPESE battery on religion
           National Institute on Aging/Fetzer Institute Working Group Brief Measure of
           Religiousness & Spirituality
           (Idler et al. 1997)