Longitudinal Study on the Effects of Depression by Household's Economic Factors According to Income Levels

소득수준별 가구 경제요인이 우울에 미치는 영향에 대한 종단적 고찰

  • Received : 2009.09.16
  • Accepted : 2009.11.16
  • Published : 2010.02.28

Abstract

This study examined the effects of depression by household's economic factors with income levels using the wave 1, 2 of Korean Welfare Panel Study. As a result, changes in income satisfaction have significant effects on depression levels. In non-poor households, the income and comsumption expenditure have effects on depression levels. But poor households do not have any effects. Among the control variables, age, marital status, and education level are influential factors on the depression levels. Based on the results, the author was able to recognize the economic factors in household that influnce the depression levels. and The policy directios for household's economic support were discussed.

Keywords

depression;economic factors in household;income levels;panel regression analysis

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 나사렛대학교