Advisor

Laurie Skokan

Date of Award

8-10-1994

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Psychology

Department

Psychology

Physical Description

1 online resource (43 p.)

Subjects

Loneliness, Marital status, Church attendance, Women and religion

DOI

10.15760/etd.6672

Abstract

This study investigated the relationship between marital status, network density, and loneliness for women in the church. Participants were 144 women from several churches of the same Protestant denomination. They responded to a questionnaire which included the Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale and measures of the importance of the church as a social support to the individual. A one-way analysis of variance revealed that the married women who worship alone reported significantly higher levels of loneliness than did single women (R

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Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/27971

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