Benefits of membership include receiving the journal Psychology of Religion and Spirituality and the division Newsletter, as well as many opportunities to make professional contacts in the field through participation in the Division’s Mid-Year Conference, APA’s annual convention, and other division activities.

Division 36 Journal

Psychology of Religion and SpiritualityThe official Division 36 journal, Psychology of Religion and Spirituality® publishes articles employing experimental and correlational methods, qualitative analyses, and critical reviews of the literature. Papers evaluating clinically relevant issues surrounding training, professional development, and practice are also considered.

Psychology of Religion and Spirituality - Vol 4, Iss 4

Neuroimaging of prayer: Questions of validity.

Studies investigating the brain in relation to religious experiences via neuroimaging tools have inc...

05/03/15 3:00 pm

Religious strain and postconventional religiousness in trauma survivors.

Postconventional religious reasoning has been one of the best defined indicators of spiritual/religi...

03/22/15 4:00 pm

Client report of spirituality in recovery from serious mental illness.

Concerns about the ability to understand and communicate about spiritual material have become a sour...

12/28/14 3:00 pm

Disentangling wording and substantive factors in the Spiritual Well-Being Scale.

We evaluated the extent to which the Spiritual Well-Being Scale (SWBS) may help to meet the need for...

11/23/14 3:00 pm

Relationships among religious coping, optimism, and outcomes for persons with psychiatric disabilities.

Research suggests that the effectiveness of religious belief as a coping strategy may depend on whet...

11/16/14 3:00 pm