A linguistic investigation of mediators between religious commitment and health behaviors in older adolescents.

@article{Rew2007ALI,
  title={A linguistic investigation of mediators between religious commitment and health behaviors in older adolescents.},
  author={Lynn Rew and Y. Joel Wong and Rosamar Torres and Elizabeth C. Howell},
  journal={Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={71-86}
}
Social scientists are beginning to take an interest in the role that religiosity plays in the development of health behaviors throughout adolescence. Although there is mounting evidence of a relationship between these constructs, how and why such relationships exist is not well understood. In this exploratory study of 28 racially diverse university students, we examined whether the relationship between religious commitment and health behaviors could be detected through written language. The… CONTINUE READING

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