Church attendance and well‐being among adolescents

Meliksah Demir, Kathryn A. Urberg

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The aim of the present study was to understand the relationship between church attendance and well‐being among adolescents. Measures of well‐being included happiness and depressed mood. Results showed that adolescents frequently attending church were happier and less depressed than those adolescents who were not attending church frequently. Results are discussed in the light of the literature and suggestions for future research are made.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-68
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Beliefs and Values
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Religious studies

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