The Relationship between Work-Related Psychological Health and Psychological Type among Clergy Serving in The Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Relationship between Work-Related Psychological Health and Psychological Type among Clergy... © 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 leslie.francis@warwick.ac.uk b) Th e Presbyterian Church (USA) keithwulff @lycos.net c) Th e University of Warwick, UK mandy.robbins@warwick.ac.uk 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 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Empirical Theology Brill

The Relationship between Work-Related Psychological Health and Psychological Type among Clergy Serving in The Presbyterian Church (USA)

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Brill
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© 2008 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0922-2936
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1570-9256
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10.1163/157092508X349854
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© 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 leslie.francis@warwick.ac.uk b) Th e Presbyterian Church (USA) keithwulff @lycos.net c) Th e University of Warwick, UK mandy.robbins@warwick.ac.uk 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

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Journal of Empirical TheologyBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2008

Keywords: PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH; BURNOUT; PSYCHOLOGICAL TYPE; PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH; CLERGY

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