Search for dissertations about: "Religionspsykologi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word Religionspsykologi.

  1. 1. Ritual Invention : A Play Perspective on Existential Ritual and Mental Health in Late Modern Sweden

    Author : Maria Liljas Stålhandske; Valerie DeMarinis; John McDargh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Psychology of religion; Religionspsykologi; religionspsykologi; religionspsykologi;

    Abstract : Is it possible to create rituals for meaning and belonging in a late modern context? Can the existential ritual become a place in which people today can develop a sense of being alive and real? In this thesis, four ritual contexts are identified in late modern Sweden, representing different ritual needs and possibilities. The two ritual contexts of change are focused, and thus people that are characterized as “ritually homeless”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Clergy Existence Challenged : An Existential Psychological Exploration of Meaning-Making and Burnout Related to the Church of Sweden

    Author : Lennart Belfrage; Valerie DeMarinis; Owe Wikström; James W. Jones; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Psychology of religion; Religionspsykologi; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : This study explores the prevalence of stress-related burnout among clergy in the Church of Sweden in the current postmodern context. The study focuses on the seriousness of the problem and the role of burnout’s existential dimension. READ MORE

  3. 3. Meaning-Making Variations in Acculturation and Ritualization : A multi-generational study of Suroyo migrants in Sweden

    Author : Önver Cetrez; Valerie DeMarinis; Halina Grzymala-Moszczynska; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Psychology of religion; Acculturation; meaning-making; ritualization; religiosity; identity; identification; mixed-model study; Suroyo; Assyrian; Aramean; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of religion; Religionspsykologi; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how acculturation affects meaning-making among three generations of Suroye in the city of Södertälje, Sweden. Special focus is on youth. An inter-disciplinary and a mixed-model approach is used, with the purpose to contribute to research knowledge on meta, theoretical, methodological, and empirical levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents in Sweden : A mixed-methods study within the discipline of Psychology of Religion and the research field of Identity Development

    Author : Victor Dudas; Önver A. Cetrez; Valerie DeMarinis; Halina Grzymała-Moszczyńska; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; identity development; religion; education; best friends; Assyrians Syriacs; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this study was to explore the identity of a group of Assyrian/Syriac young adolescents (N=74; age: 9-15 yrs.) at two schools in Södertälje, Sweden. Being a sequential mixed-methods study, a quantitative phase preceded a qualitative phase. READ MORE

  5. 5. Existential meaning-making in the midst of meaninglessness and suffering : Studying the function of religion and religious organizations in the reconstruction and development of existential meaning and psychosocial well-being after the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami

    Author : Yukako Nahlbom; Valerie DeMarinis; Önver A. Cetrez; Fumie Inatani; Lars Danbolt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; natural disaster; the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami; trau-ma; mental health; well-being; existential meaning; meaning-making; religion; the Japanese religiosity; the ADAPT model; psychosocial re-sources; kokoro no kea; rituals; interfaith chaplain; volunteer workers; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this qualitative study was to explore the function of religion and volunteer workers in religious organizations in contributing to the reconstruction and development of existential meaning and psychosocial well-being regarding the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami. This study was undertaken from the psychology of religion and approached by focusing on experiences of volunteer workers in different religious organizations who worked in the disaster-affected areas. READ MORE