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Travis Research Institute

Jeff Bjorck Lab Team
Jeff Bjorck Lab Team

Faith, Religious Support, and Coping

Jeff Bjorck, PhD

Office

Psychology Building 133
Fuller Theological Seminary
180 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101-1714

Email

jbjorck@fuller.edu

Phone

626.584.5530

 

Mission

Research focuses on the impact of both religious support (support perceived from one’s God concept, fellow believers, and religious leaders) and religious coping behaviors with respect to emotional functioning in adults and adolescents.

ADULT RESEARCH

Religious Support among Hindus, Muslims, and Christians in India

Religious Support and Mental Health in U.S. Military Service Members

Religious Support and Mental Health in Catholics vs. Protestants

Religious Coping and Internet Pornography Use Among Christian College Students

ADOLESCENT RESEARCH

Religious Support and Religious Coping in Adolescence

Religious Support and Adolescents’ Transition to College

Recent Publications

Torrecillas, J., Bjorck, J.P., Kamble, S.V., and Gorsuch, R.L. (2019). Religious support and emotional functioning in India across three major religions. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. doi: 10.1080/10508619.2019.1614868 (online)

Bjorck, J. P., Kim, G. S., Cunha, D. A., and Braese, R. W. (2019). Assessing Religious Support in Adolescence: Validation of the Multi-Faith Religious Support Scale-Adolescent (MFRSS-A). Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 11, 22-31. doi: 10.1037/rel0000140

Bjorck, J. P. (2016). Richard Lee Gorsuch: Scholar, Pastor, and Peace Ambassador. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 8, 263-264.
doi: 10.1037/rel0000117

Lazar, A., and Bjorck, J. P. (2016). Religious support and psychological well-being: Gender differences among religious Jewish Israelis. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture, 19, 393-407. doi:10.1080/13674676.2016.1207160.

Lazar, A., and Bjorck, J.P. (2016). Gender Differences in the Structure and Perception of Religious Support. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 8, 235-243. doi: 10.1037/rel0000032

Yi, G. H., and Bjorck, J. P. (2014). Religious Support and Psychological Functioning in Korean American Protestant Christians. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 6, 44-52. doi:10.1037/a0034417

People

Faculty and Principal investigator

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Jeffrey P. Bjorck

Professor of Psychology

BA, COLGATE UNIVERSITY
MA, PHD, UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

Students

Vanessa Hughes
Chris Engelmann
Keri Adams
Justin Duyst
Carolyn Casada
Hsiuchi Lee

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Contact Us
Staff

Jim Cummings, MDiv, MA
Research Administrator
jamescummings2@fuller.edu

Office Hours

Monday–Friday
8 am–5 pm

Address

Room 326
180 N. Oakland Ave

Pasadena, CA 91182