Reports / Publications
Health Topic: Religion and Health
- Benjamins, Maureen R. Religious Beliefs, Diet, and Physical Activity among Jewish Adolescents. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 51(3): 588-597.
- Benjamins MR, Ellison CG, Krause N, and Marcum JP. Religion and Preventive Service Use: Do Congregational Support and Religious Beliefs Explain the Relationship Between Attendance and Utilization? (2011). Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 34(6): 462-476.
- Greil, Arthur, Julia McQuillan, Maureen Benjamins, David R. Johnson, Katherine M. Johnson, and Chelsea Heinz. Dissecting the Effects of Religiosity on Medical Helpseeking: The Case of Infertility. (2010). Social Science and Medicine, 71: 734-742.
- Benjamins, MR & Buck, AC. Religion: A Sociocultural Predictor of Health Behaviors in Mexico. Journal of Aging and Health 2008;20(3) 290-305.
- Benjamins, Maureen R. and Marcia Finlayson. Religious Service Use in a Sample of Middle-Aged and Older Adults with Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Aging and Health, 19(3): 537-553, 2007.
- Benjamins, Maureen R. Predictors of Preventive Health Care Use Among Middle-aged and Older Adults in Mexico: The Role of Religion. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. 2007; 22: 221-234.
- Benjamins MR. Religious Influences on Trust in Physicians and the Health Care System. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine. 2006; 36(1): 69-83.
- Benjamins MR. Does Religion Influence Patient Satisfaction? American Journal of Health Behavior. 2006; 30(1): 85-91.
- Benjamins MR. Religious Influences on Preventive Health Care Use in a Nationally Representative Sample of Middle Age Women. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2006; 29(1): 1-16.
- Benjamins MR, Trinitapoli JA, Ellison CG. Religous Attendance, Health Maintenance Beliefs, and Mammography Utilization: Findings from a Nationwide Survey of Presbyterian Women. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. 2006; 45(4): 597-607.
- Ellison, CG; Lee, JW; Benjamins, MR; Krause, NM; Ryan, DN; and Marcum, JP. Congregational Support Networks, Health Beliefs, and Annual Medical Exams: Findings from a National Sample of Presbyterians. Review of Religious Research 2008, vol 50(2): 176-193.