13 Religion and Spirituality in Adolescent Development

Individual Bases of Adolescent Development

II. Domains of Individual Development in Adolescence

  1. Pamela Ebstyne King1,
  2. Robert W. Roeser2

Published Online: 30 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479193.adlpsy001014

Handbook of Adolescent Psychology

Handbook of Adolescent Psychology

How to Cite

King, P. E. and Roeser, R. W. 2009. Religion and Spirituality in Adolescent Development. Handbook of Adolescent Psychology. 1:II:13.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Psychology, Pasadena, California

  2. 2

    Portland State University, Department of Psychology, Portland, Oregon

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 OCT 2009


  • The Role of Religion and Spirituality in Adolescents’ Lives: Demographic Trends
  • Concepts and Theories of Religious and Spiritual Development in Adolescence
  • The Ecology of Adolescent Religious and Spiritual Development
  • Religious Institutional Influences on Adolescent Rsd and Positive Youth Development
  • Developmental Correlates of Religion and Spirituality During Adolescence
  • Directions for Future Theory and Research
  • Conclusions


  • demographic trends;
  • meaning/coping system;
  • faith development theory;
  • cognitive-cultural;
  • identity system;
  • positive youth development;
  • religious institutional influences;
  • RSD;
  • religious and spiritual development