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Course # 91982 • The Role of Spirituality in Health and Mental Health

Describe how different ethnicities or cultures define spirituality.

15. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding African American spirituality/religiosity?
A) In many cases, women play a lesser role in African American churches.
B) There is a general belief that God is a cause of pain during times of suffering.
C) Religious and spiritual orientations are often used among African Americans to deal with oppression.
D) African American churches are often characterized by emotional restraint, as expression of emotion is believed to prolong suffering.