Relationship between Mental Health and Social Capital of Local Residents: Focusing on Gyungsangnam-Do

지역 주민의 사회적 자본과 정신건강과의 관계: 경상남도를 중심으로

  • 장유미 (창신대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 염동문 (한국국제대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2014.09.16
  • Accepted : 2014.10.08
  • Published : 2014.12.28


The purpose of the study is that which has to do with changes that are inherent in life or mental health of the local population, which appears as a subjective aspect of social capital of local residents. To examine factors that affect the mental health of the residents of a social capital accumulation and changes, as described a positive relationship between social capital in several previous studies related to the quality of life of local residents. The results showed that affect the mental health is the only community consciousness in 2010, higher community consciousness and higher network capacity of 2011 residents, but higher mental health scores, lower mental health scores were greater participation in social participation. Also score high in the mental health component of the group of the high number of people in all social capital and more social capital were higher than residents in low mental health score group. The indirect effects on mental health of the residents of social capital accumulation and changes.


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