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Table 8 Religious coping and illness perceptions (patients only, N = 351)

From: The Greek-Orthodox version of the Brief Religious Coping (B-RCOPE) instrument: psychometric properties in three samples and associations with mental disorders, suicidality, illness perceptions, and quality of life

  Positive Religious Coping Negative Religious Coping Demonic reappraisal
Unadj. Adj. Unadj. Adj. Unadj. Adj.
Consequences 0.153** 0.064 0.165** 0.120** 0.092* 0.044
Timeline −0.079 −0.121* −0.057 −0.053 −0.072 −0.081
Personal control −0.025 0.007 −0.116* −0.091 −0.109* −0.096
Treatment control −0.131** −0.100 −0.126* −0.157*** −0.067 −0.047
Identity 0.128* 0.055 0.142** 0.095* 0.041 0.006
Illness concern 0.107* 0.072 0.223*** 0.184*** 0.059 0.051
Comprehensibility −0.024 −0.007 −0.074 −0.090* −0.114* −0.102*
Emotions 0.100 0.066 0.158*** 0.121** 0.053 0.041
  1. Values shown are bivariate Pearson correlation coefficients (Unadjusted—Unadj.) and partial Pearson correlation coefficients adjusted for age, sex, education, family status, disease, and comorbidities (Adj.)
  2. *** p < 0.001, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05