The Effect of Death Anxiety and Age on Health-Promoting Behaviors: A Terror-Management Theory Perspective

  title={The Effect of Death Anxiety and Age on Health-Promoting Behaviors: A Terror-Management Theory Perspective},
  author={{\"O}zlem Bozo and Ay{\vc}a Tunca and Yeliz Simsek},
  journal={The Journal of Psychology},
  pages={377 - 389}
The authors aimed to examine the effect of death anxiety on the reports of health-promoting behaviors and to determine the role of age in this relation using a terror-management theory perspective. Participants were 100 individuals from young adult (those who were 20-35 years of age) and older adult (those who were 60 years of age and older) groups whom the authors assigned to the death anxiety or control conditions. The questionnaire set included a demographic information sheet and the Health… 
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