Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on ReligionInstitute for Studies of Relgion
IJRR :: 2009 Volume 5 :: Article 5
2009 Volume 5, Article 5
Gender Differences in Identity Processing Style and Islamic Religiosity in an Iranian Undergraduate University Sample

Author: S. Khodarahimi (Islamic Azad University) and D. L. Cothran (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

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The goals of the present study were twofold: to examine gender differences in identity processing styles and religiosity and to examine relationships between the two in an Iranian undergraduate university sample. Two gender differences were found: Women scored higher on the normative identity style scale and on the religiosity scale. Normative identity style was positively correlated with the religious rituals and general religiosity scales.

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