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Professional Help-seeking Attitudes among Latter-day Saints: The Role of Gender, Distress, and Religiosity


Abstract Factors of gender, marital status, and psychological distress are known to be related to help-seeking attitudes. This study sought to explore and understand the relations between gender, marital status, religiosity, psychological distress, and help-seeking attitudes among members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons). The moderating effect of religious commitment on psychological distress and attitudes towards seeking professional help was explored through an online survey of 1,201 Latter-day Saint individuals. It was predicted that gender and marital status would predict distress and helping seeking attitudes and that religiosity would moderate the relation between distress and help-seeking attitudes among religious ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Abegg, Dane (Author) / Kurpius, Sharon (Advisor) / Wilde, Brandon (Committee member) / Tracey, Terence (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Counseling psychology / Religion / Psychology / Counseling / Gender / Help Seeking / Latter-day Saints / Mormon / Psychological Distress
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 61 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Counseling 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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