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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities H-index 94 Citations 29,969 179 World Ranking 38 National Ranking 21

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Social science

His primary areas of study are Social psychology, Religiosity, Mental health, Sociology of religion and Clinical psychology. His Social psychology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Coping and Well-being. His Religiosity study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Life satisfaction, Psychosocial, Sociology of leisure, Social science and Religious controversies.

His Mental health study combines topics in areas such as Interpersonal communication, Gerontology, Self-esteem, Distress and Public health. He interconnects Conservatism, Protestantism, Ethnology and Gender studies in the investigation of issues within Sociology of religion. His Clinical psychology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Church attendance, Psychotherapist, Social support and Life stress, Depression.

His most cited work include:

  • Religious involvement and subjective well-being. (1082 citations)
  • The Religion-Health Connection: Evidence, Theory, and Future Directions (1078 citations)
  • Explaining the relationships between religious involvement and health. (679 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Christopher G. Ellison focuses on Social psychology, Attendance, Mental health, Clinical psychology and Religiosity. His work in the fields of Social psychology, such as General Social Survey, intersects with other areas such as Suicide prevention. His Attendance study incorporates themes from Demography and Salience.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Distress, Association, Anxiety, Developmental psychology and Prayer. His research investigates the connection between Clinical psychology and topics such as Social support that intersect with problems in Gerontology and Coping. His study connects Psychosocial and Religiosity.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Social psychology (47.71%)
  • Attendance (20.18%)
  • Mental health (20.18%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Social psychology (47.71%)
  • Mental health (20.18%)
  • Clinical psychology (16.06%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Christopher G. Ellison mainly focuses on Social psychology, Mental health, Clinical psychology, Attendance and Association. He studies General Social Survey, a branch of Social psychology. His Mental health research incorporates themes from Coping, Civic engagement, Developmental psychology and Stress buffering.

His study in Clinical psychology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Death anxiety and Public health. His work deals with themes such as Family planning policy, Demography, Sleep disorder, Salience and Social influence, which intersect with Attendance. The Social support study combines topics in areas such as Psychosocial, Church attendance and Gerontology.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Prayer, Attachment to God, and Symptoms of Anxiety-Related Disorders among U.S. Adults (75 citations)
  • Religion, Meaning and Purpose, and Mental Health (41 citations)
  • Religious Attendance and Biological Functioning A Multiple Specification Approach (40 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Law
  • Social psychology
  • Social science

His main research concerns Mental health, Social psychology, Clinical psychology, Association and Anxiety. The concepts of his Mental health study are interwoven with issues in Developmental psychology, Social determinants of health, Empirical research and Conceptual model. His work on Stress buffering as part of general Social psychology study is frequently connected to Financial strain, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

His research in Clinical psychology intersects with topics in Social support, Religious identity and Public health. The various areas that he examines in his Association study include Psychiatry, Sociology of religion and Prayer. His studies in Attendance integrate themes in fields like Allostatic load and Gerontology.

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Top Publications

Religious involvement and subjective well-being.

Christopher G. Ellison.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior (1991)

2054 Citations

The Religion-Health Connection: Evidence, Theory, and Future Directions

Christopher G. Ellison;Jeffrey S. Levin.
Health Education & Behavior (1998)

1755 Citations

Explaining the relationships between religious involvement and health.

Linda K. George;Christopher G. Ellison;David B. Larson.
Psychological Inquiry (2002)

1256 Citations

Religious involvement, social ties, and social support in a southeastern community

Christopher G. Ellison;Linda K. George.
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion (1994)

1033 Citations

Religious involvement and U.S. adult mortality

Robert A. Hummer;Richard G. Rogers;Charles B. Nam;Christopher G. Ellison.
Demography (1999)

941 Citations

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND CURRENT CONTROVERSIES IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION

Darren E. Sherkat;Christopher G. Ellison.
Review of Sociology (1999)

875 Citations

Measuring multiple dimensions of religion and spirituality for health research: Conceptual background and findings from the 1998 General Social Survey

Ellen L. Idler;Marc A. Musick;Christopher G. Ellison;Linda K. George.
Research on Aging (2003)

758 Citations

Religious Involvement, Stress, and Mental Health: Findings from the 1995 Detroit Area Study

Christopher G. Ellison;Jason D. Boardman;David R. Williams;James S. Jackson.
Social Forces (2001)

700 Citations

Neighborhood disadvantage, stress, and drug use among adults.

Jason D. Boardman;Brian Karl Finch;Brian Karl Finch;Christopher G. Ellison;David R. Williams.
Journal of Health and Social Behavior (2001)

675 Citations

Mental Health Services in Faith Communities: The Role of Clergy in Black Churches

Robert Joseph Taylor;Christopher G. Ellison;Linda M. Chatters;Jeffrey S. Levin.
Social Work (2000)

532 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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