The concomitants of conspiracy concerns
Purpose: A conspiracy world view may be a form of mistrust that is typically corrosive to individual and societal well-being. Our aim was to establish the correlates of conspiracy thinking in an epidemiologically representative sample.Expand abstract
Methods: US National Comorbidity Survey-Replication (NCS-R) data were analysed from 5,645 people who had completed the item “I’m convinced there’s a conspiracy behind many things in the world.” Results were weighted to be representative of the US adul...
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