|Title||Religious Development from Adolescence to Middle Adulthood|
|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Levenson, MR, Aldwin, C, Igarashi, H|
|Book Title||Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality|
From foremost authorities in the field, this comprehensive volume synthesizes the breadth of current knowledge on the psychological processes underlying spirituality, religious behavior, and religious experience. Presented are cutting-edge theories, conceptual frameworks, methodologies, and empirical findings emerging from all psychological subdisciplines. Coverage includes the neural and cognitive bases of religiousness; social, personality, and developmental issues; religion as a meaning system; and implications for behavior, mental health, and clinical practice. Seamlessly edited, the Handbook provides a definitive portrait of the current state of the science, fosters the development of integrative theory, and identifies vital directions for future research.