Интернализация религиозности и ее диагностика в теории самодетерминации
The constructs of autonomous and controlled motivation as introduced in Self-Determination theory, and their application to psychology of religion are described. Studies in this field confirm general findings that depending on the quality of motivation, the same actions can have drastically different psychological well-being outcomes. They also touch upon specific religious issues like literal or symbolic interpretation and extemism.
The empirical part of the paper introduces a Russian adaptation of the autonomous and controlled motivation of religion questionnar (Internalization of Religion - IntRel).