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dc.contributor.advisorMcGuckin, Conoren
dc.contributor.authorO'Callaghan, Adamen
dc.date.accessioned2013-07-01T15:04:56Z
dc.date.available2013-07-01T15:04:56Z
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifier.citationO'Callaghan, A. (2006). Religiosity and obsessive compulsivity : an examination of the relationship in undergraduate students. Bachelors Final Year Project, Dublin Business School.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10788/829
dc.description.abstractStudies into religion and anxiety have shown that the relationship is a complex one. The current study sets out to examine this relationship, with the hypoFinal Year Project being that higher religiosity is associated with higher levels of anxiety. The context in which any such relationship arose is highlighted in this study, with sociohistorical life-course theory being used as a theoretical framework. A survey design was used in this research with a sample consisting of 99 DBS students. Respondents filled in several questionnaires, including a measure of religiosity, the FSAC, a measure of obsessional compulsivity, the VQCI, and a further measure of liberalism-conservativism, the Tomkins Polarity Scale. The results showed that the hypoFinal Year Project was not supported and that the null hypoFinal Year Project was upheld. However, several other significant correlations were found to be important. The results lent support to the view that the religiosity-anxiety relationship is complex and ambiguous. Several further suggestions were given for future research into this area, including methodological and theoretical issues that require addressing.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDublin Business Schoolen
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dc.subjectReligionen
dc.subjectThought and thinkingen
dc.titleReligiosity and obsessive compulsivity : an examination of the relationship in undergraduate studentsen
dc.typeFinal Year Projecten
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dc.type.degreenameBA in Psychologyen
dc.type.degreelevelBAen


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