Other TRI Research

Dimensions of Religiousness and Spirituality: Probabilistic Topic Modeling

1/14/16 in Other TRI Research

My research team and I have collected 213 measures of religion and spirituality (R/S) that are widely used in the field of psychology of R/S to answer an important question: What are the domains of R/S?

Measurement Invariance Analysis of the AARRSI Measure Across Men and Women

1/14/16 in Other TRI Research

We analyzed for gender bias in items of the Asian American (AA) Racism-Related Stress Inventory (Liang, Li, & Kim, 2004) using the measurement invariance testing framework in multi-group confirmatory factor analysis (MGCFA) of categorical variables.

Are the MMPI-2 Well-Defined Code Types Homogeneous or Heterogeneous?

1/14/16 in Other TRI Research

The present research aims to study the heterogeneity of well-defined two-point code types in a large-scale clinical sample of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2) profiles (N = 52,543) via Latent Profile Analysis.

Multi-Group Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Daily Spiritual Experience Scale Across Diverse Populations

1/14/16 in Other TRI Research

This study examines the measurement invariance of the first 15 items of the Daily Spiritual Experience Scale (DSES; Underwood & Teresi, 2002) using a multi-group confirmatory factor analysis across an American adult sample (n = 1,325) from the 2004 General Social Survey and a Mexican youth sample (n = 387) to investigate whether the DSES manifests equally across the two cultures as is assumed by the scale.

Illness Beliefs and Spiritual Resources among Nurses

1/14/16 in Other TRI Research

Nurses are confronted with the realities of pain, suffering, and loss in the daily experiences of their work. The focus of this study is to explore how nurses’ illness beliefs are shaped by their work experiences and how spiritual resources play a role in shaping those beliefs.

Hope in the Tension of Peace and Pain

1/14/16 in Other TRI Research

Hope is an essential component of therapeutic efficacy. This study explores the pattern of hope throughout the therapeutic process using the Restoration Therapy model with individual and couple clients. Both client’s and therapist’s hope are tracked after each session.

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