عنوان مقاله [English]
The Relationship between Religiosity and Social Health of Young People in Marginal areas of Kermanshah
Habil Heydarzadeh , Yunes Norbakhsh , Nozar Ghanbari
Received: 28/11/2016 Accepted: 26/2/2017
This study aims to investigate the relationship between religiosity and social health of young people in marginal areas of Kermanshah. This paper based on theories of social health Keyes, Glock and Stark's religiosity and social theories of the relationship between religion and health aspects Durkheim, Yyngr and Davis and by using the field method, survey techniques, questionnaire and SPSS and AMOS, tries to answer the main question. It investigates the relations between different dimensions of religiosity and the social health of young people living in rural areas. Through sampling process 384 Young people (from 15 to 29 years) in marginal areas of Kermanshah has been studied. The results indicate that there is a significant positive relationship between religion and its components including consequential, ritual, belief, empirical, cognitive and social health of young people. So all the hypotheses are confirmed. The results of structural equation modeling (AMOS) also shows that the total effect of religiosity as an independent variable on social health of marginal areas of Kermanshah is around 0.54.
Keywords: Social Health, Religiosity, Consequence, Rituals, After Belief, Empirical, Cognitive Dimension
. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Islamabad Gharb Branch, Islamic
AzadUniversity, IslamabadGharb, Iran. (Corresponding Author).
. Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, TehranUniversity, Iran
. Assistant Professor of Geography, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Kermanshah,
Islamic AzadUniversity, Kermanshah, Iran. Email: email@example.com