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Neal Krause

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology.

Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education.

Ph.D., Akron University-Kent State University

Dr. Krause's work focuses on stress and the resources people use to cope with it. In particular, he is interested in stress and health among the elderly, and religion and health in late life.

Recent Publications


Krause, Neal. 2008. Aging in the Church: How Social Relationships Affect Health. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Foundation Press. Abstract.

Schaie, K. Warner, Neal Krause, and Alan Booth. 2004. Religious Influences on Health and Well-Being in the Elderly. New York: Springer Pub. Co.

Journal Articles

Hayward, D., and Neal Krause. Forthcoming. "Classes of Individual Growth Trajectories of Religious Coping in Older Adulthood Patterns and Predictors." Research on Aging. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal, R. Emmons, and G. Ironson. 2015. "Benevolent Images of God, Gratitude, and Physical Health Status." Journal of Religion and Health, 54(4): 1503-1519. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal. 2015. "Assessing the Religious Roots of Volunteer Work in Middle and Late Life." Research on Aging, 37(5): 439-463. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal. 2015. "Trust in God and psychological distress: exploring variations by religious affiliation." Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 18(4): 235-245. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal. 2015. "Assessing the relationships among race, religion, humility, and self-forgiveness: A longitudinal investigation." Advances in Life Course Research, 24: 66-74. DOI. Abstract.

Hayward, D., and Neal Krause. 2015. "Humility, compassion, and gratitude to God: Assessing the relationships among key religious virtues." Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 7(3): 192-204. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal, and R. David Hayward. 2015. "Race, Religion, and Virtues." International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 25(2): 152-169. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal, and Rodney Hayward. 2015. "Acts of Contrition, Forgiveness by God, and Death Anxiety Among Older Mexican Americans." International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 25(1): 57-73. DOI. Abstract.

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