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Kim-Spoon, J., McCullough, M. E., Bickel, W. K., Farley, J. P., & Longo, G. S. (2015). Longitudinal associations among religiousness, delay discounting, and substance use initiation in early adolescence. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 25, 36-43. PDF

Dewall, C. N., Pond, R. S., Carter, E. C., McCullough, M. E., Lambert, N. M., Fincham, F. D., & Nezlek, J. B. (2014). Explaining the relationship between religiosity and alcohol consumption: Self-control matters. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 339-351. PDF

Kim-Spoon, J., Farley, J., Holmes, C., Longo, G., & McCullough, M. E. (2014). Processes linking parents' and adolescents' religiousness and adolescent substance use: Monitoring and self-control. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43, 745-756.PDF

Kim-Spoon, J., Longo, G., & McCullough, M. E. (2012). Parent-adolescent relationship quality as a moderator for the influences of parents' religiousness on adolescents' religiousness and adjustment. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 1576-1587.PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Carter, E. (2013). Religion, self-control, and self- regulation: How and why are they related? In J. J. Exline (Ed.), APA Handbook of Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality (pp. 123-138). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.PDF

McCullough, M. E., Carter, E. C., & DeWall, C. N., & Corrales, C. M. (2012). Religious cognition down-regulates sexually selected, characteristically male behaviors in men, but not in women. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 562-568. PDF

Carter, E. C., McCullough, M. E., Kim, J., Corrales, C., & Blake, A. (2012). Religious people discount the future less. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 224-231. PDF

Carter, E. C., McCullough, M. E., & Carver, C. S. (2012). The mediating role of monitoring in the association of religion with self-control. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3, 691-697.PDF

McCullough, M. E., Friedman, H. S., Enders, C. K., & Martin, L. R. (in press). Does devoutness delay death? Psychological investment in religion and its association with mortality in the Terman sample. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. PDF

Kim, J., Nesselroade, J. R., & McCullough, M. E. (2009). Dynamic factor analysis of worldviews/ religious beliefs and well-being among older adults. Journal of Adult Development, 16, 87-100. PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Willoughby, B. L. B. (2009). Religion, self-control, and self-regulation: Associations, explanations, and implications. Psychological Bulletin. PDF

Hill, T. D., & McCullough, M. E. (2008).Religious involvement and the intoxication trajectories of low income urban women. Journal of Drug Issues, 43, 847-862. PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Boker, S. M. (2007). Dynamical modeling for studying self-regulatory processes: An example from the study of religious development over the life span. In A. D. Ong and M. van Dulmen (Eds.), Handbook of methods in positive psychology (pp. 380-394). New York: Oxford. PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Polak, E. (2007). Change and stability during the third age: Longitudinal investigations of self-rated health and religiousness with the Terman sample. In J. B. James and P. Wink (Eds.), The crown of life: Dynamics of the early postretirement period (pp. 175-192). New York: Springer. PDF

McCullough, M. E., Enders, C. K., Brion, S. L., & Jain, A. R. (2005). The varieties of religious development in adulthood: A longitudinal investigation of religion and rational choice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89, 78-89. PDF

McCullough, M. E., Tsang, J., & Brion, S. (2003). Personality traits in adolescence as predictors of religiousness in early adulthood: Findings from the Terman Longitudinal Study. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 980-991. PDF

Religion, Spirituality and Health

McCullough, M. E., & Laurenceau, J. P. (2005). Religiousness and the trajectory of self-rated health across adulthood. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31, 560-573. PDF

Kendler, K., Liu, X., Gardner, C. O., McCullough, M. E., & Prescott, C. A. (2003). Dimensions of religiosity and their relationship to lifetime psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 496-503.

Smith, T. B., McCullough, M. E., & Poll, J. (2003). Religiousness and depression: Evidence for a main effect and the moderating influence of stressful life events. Psychological Bulletin, 129, 614-636. PDF

George, L. K., Larson, D. B., Koenig, H. G., & McCullough, M. E. (2000). Spirituality and health: What we know, what we need to know. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 19, 102-116. PDF

Hill, P. C., Pargament, K. I., Hood, R. W., McCullough, M. E., Swyers, J. P., Larson,D. B., & Zinnbauer, B. J. (2000). Conceptualizing religion and spirituality: Points of commonality, points of departure. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour, 30, 51-77. PDF

Kilpatrick, S. D., & McCullough, M. E. (1999). Religion and spirituality in rehabilitation psychology. Rehabilitation Psychology, 44, 388-402. PDF

McCullough, M. E., Hoyt, W. T., Larson, D. B., Koenig, H. G., & Thoresen, C. E. (2000). Religious involvement and mortality: A meta-analytic review. Health Psychology, 19, 211-222. PDF (Here's Sloan and Bagiella's letter to the editor based on this piece, and our reply. PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Larson, D. B. (1999). Religion and depression: A review of the literature. Twin Research, 2, 126-136. PDF

McCullough, M. E. (1999). Research on religion-accommodative counseling: Review and meta-analysis. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 46, 92-98. PDF

McCullough, M. E., & Larson, D. B. (1999). Prayer. In W. R. Miller (Ed.), Integrating spirituality into treatment: Resources for practitioners (pp. 85-110). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. PDF

Measuring Religion

Miller, W., Shepperd, J. A., & McCullough, M. E. (2013). Evaluating the religious commitment inventory for adolescents. Psychology of Spirituality & Religion, 5, 233-241. doi: 10.1037/a0031694.PDF

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Wade, N. G., Hight, T. L., Ripley, J. S., McCullough, M. E., Berry, J. W., Berry, J. T., Schmidt, M. M., Berry, J. T., Bursley, K. H., & O’Connor, L. (2003). The Religious Commitment Inventory-10: Development, refinement, and validation of a brief scale for research and counseling. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 50, 84-96. PDF