Relationship of Stability and Level of Self-Esteem with Aggression among Korean Adolescents

청소년의 자아존중감 수준 및 자아존중감 안정성과 공격성의 관계

  • Park, Young-ran ;
  • Lee, Ju-lie
  • 박영란 (중앙대학교 대학원 사회복지학과 아동복지전공) ;
  • 이주리 (중앙대학교 아동청소년학과 아동복지전공)
  • Received : 2011.03.31
  • Accepted : 2011.06.14
  • Published : 2011.06.30

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to verify the relations of stability and aggression and level of self-esteem among adolescents. The participants were 306 highschool students in Suncheon, South Jeolla province, including 150 male students and 156 female students. Each participants completed a package of survey by questionnaire for Self-esteem scale, and stability and aggression scale. Followed are the major results; First, there were no gender differences in the level of self-esteem, but there were gender differences; girls were higher than boys in the stability of self-esteem. Second, the lower level of self esteem and the unstability adolescents had, the higher aggression they had. Third, Third, aggression of self-esteem was affected by self-esteem, and the relations between stability of self-esteem and gender. These findings have important implications that the verification of relations of stability and aggression helps self-esteem development for adolescents understand.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 중앙대학교

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