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||Name and Title
Pawel Marian Socha, Ph.D.
Institute for the Study of Religions,
Email AddressResearch Interests
Institute for the Study of Religions
Instytur Religioznawstwa UJ
ul. Grodzka 52
31-044 Krakow, Poland
determinants of the religiousness of students (Ph.D. thesis);
forming of the attitudes by the mass media;
individual religion and personal autonomy;
individual religion, spirituality and its development over the life-span;
religious and nonreligious coping with life tasks and troubles, including the unemployed people;
Other scientific interests include
religious issues (philosophy of religion, religious ethics), and
psychology of morality and valuation processes.
- 2000: (Editor) Spiritual Development of a man. Stages of life, personality, faith, religiousness. Kraków, Jagiellonian University Press, pp. 264 (Polish)
- 2000: Religious coping with being unemployed. In K. Franczak & T. Doktór (Eds.) Attitudes towards religion: Psychological determinants and consequences. Salesian Publishers, Warsaw (Polish).
- 1999: The existential human situation: Spirituality as a way of coping, pp. 50-56. In K. H. Reich, F. K. Oser & W. G. Scarlett (Eds.), Being human: The case of religion, Vol. 2. Psychological Studies on Transcendence in Spiritual and Religious Development, Pabst Science Publishers, Lengerich, Germany.
- 1999: Ways religious orientations work: A Polish replication of measurement of religious orientations, The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. 9(3), 209-228.
Psychology and Religion Courses, Seminars, or Programs Taught
Measurement, Mental Health and Psychopathology
Relevant Degrees or Certificates Available at InstitutionLanguages Spoken
Religiousness and personality, and social functioning
Spirituality and development of a man
Classics in the psychology of religion
Seminar (at the School of the Advanced Social Psychology in Warsaw) is: Psychology of individual differences and