Title

Psychological and spiritual predictors of domains of functioning and effectiveness of short-term missionaries.

Publication Date

Spring 2005

Abstract

The present study investigated how psychopathology, current object relations, and spiritual development relate to short-term missionary performance and psychological distress. Forty short-term missionaries completed questionnaires measuring psy- chopathology, object relations, and spirituality before going overseas. Participants and their supervisors completed questionnaires assessing performance and psychological distress before returning home.

Keywords

Short-term missions; Psychology, Pathological

Publication Title

Journal of Psychology & Theology

Volume

33

Issue

1

First Page

27

Last Page

40

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