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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

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.

Krause, Neal, and Rodney Hayward. 2015. "Assessing Whether Practical Wisdom and Awe of God Are Associated With Life Satisfaction." Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 7(1): 51-59. DOI. Abstract.

Szczesniak, R., Y. Zou, J. Wetzel, Neal Krause, and D. Grossoehme. 2015. "Increased Congregational Support for Parents of Children with Cystic Fibrosis." Journal of Religion & Health, 54(2): 664-675. PMCID: PMC4324124. DOI. Abstract.

Hayward, Rodney, and Neal Krause. 2015. "Religion and Strategies for Coping With Racial Discrimination Among African Americans and Caribbean Blacks." International Journal of Stress Management, 22(1): 70-91. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal. 2015. "Religious Doubt, Helping Others, and Psychological Well-Being." Journal of Religion & Health, 54(2): 745-758. DOI. Abstract.

Hayward, Rodney, and Neal Krause. 2014. "Changes in Religious Group Affiliation During Older Adulthood: Evidence from an 11-year Longitudinal Study." Review of Religious Research, 56(4): 539-554. DOI. Abstract.

Krause, Neal, and Rodney Hayward. 2014. "God-Mediated Control and Optimism: Exploring Variations by Denominational Affiliation." Review of Religious Research, 56(2): 275-290. DOI. Abstract.

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