The Longitudinal Relation between Stressors and Depression of Men in Baby Boom Generation

베이비붐 세대 남성의 스트레스 요인과 우울의 종단적 인과관계

  • Received : 2012.09.12
  • Accepted : 2012.10.31
  • Published : 2012.11.30


This study examined the causal relationship of between stressors and depression using the wave 1~4 of Korean Welfare Panel Study by social stress theory. According to the result, the level of depression and depressed group was decreased in the course of time. As a panel regression analysis, Factors affecting the reduction of depression was upward of the income hierarchy, increase the satisfaction of family and social relationships, and residential satisfaction. Based on the results, the author suggested that social work policies and intervention direction should decrease social stress factors with causality to depression of the men in baby boom generation.