© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/157092508X349854 Journal of Empirical Th eology 21 (2008) 166-182 www.brill.nl/jet Journal of Empirical Theology Th e Relationship between Work-Related Psychological Health and Psychological Type among Clergy Serving in Th e Presbyterian Church (USA) Leslie J. Francis a , Keith Wulﬀ b & Mandy Robbins c a) Th e University of Warwick, UK email@example.com b) Th e Presbyterian Church (USA) keithwulﬀ @lycos.net c) Th e University of Warwick, UK firstname.lastname@example.org Received 4 March 2008; accepted 30 June 2008 Summary Th is study examines the relationship between work-related psychological health and the Jungian model of psychological type among a sample of 748 clergy serving within Th e Presbyterian Church (USA). Psychological type was assessed by the Francis Psychological Type Scales which provide classiﬁ cation in terms of orientation (extraversion or introversion), perceiving (sensing or intuition), judging (thinking or feeling) and attitude toward the outer world (extraverted judging or extraverted perceiving). Work-related psychological health was assessed by the Francis Burn- out Inventory which distinguishes between positive aﬀ ect (the Satisfaction in Ministry Scale) and negative aﬀ ect (the Scale of Emotional Exhaustion in Ministry). Th e data demonstrated that these clergy display high levels
Journal of Empirical Theology – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 2008
Keywords: PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH; BURNOUT; PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPE; PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH; CLERGY
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