HuffPost, April 11, 2017

“…what is the impact of the public trashing of religion on the lives of the great majority of Americans who profess a belief in God?

New research exploring the relation between mental health and negative media portrayals of religion reveals some surprising findings.

Religious individuals who were relatively less invested in their faith in terms of worship, prayer and scripture reading were the most likely to have greater mental health problems in response to media images that challenged their beliefs.”