A Preliminary Study on the Development of the Core Emotion Assessment Instrument Based on the Chiljeong

한의학 칠정(七情)에 기반을 둔 핵심감정평가척도 개발을 위한 예비 연구

  • Lee, Go-Eun (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Park, Bo-Young (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Kim, Hang-Yi (Department of Nursing, Kyung-In University) ;
  • Lyu, Yeoung-Su (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Kang, Hyung-Won (Department of Neuropsychiatry, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University)
  • 이고은 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방신경정신과교실) ;
  • 박보영 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방신경정신과교실) ;
  • 김향이 (경인여자대학교 간호학과교실) ;
  • 유영수 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방신경정신과교실) ;
  • 강형원 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방신경정신과교실)
  • Received : 2014.02.17
  • Accepted : 2014.02.28
  • Published : 2014.03.30


Objectives: The aim of this study is to investigate the core emotion assessment instrument based on the Chiljeong. Methods: We searched for a literature review of oriental medicine and established the operational definition. Based on the existing psychological scale measurement, we selected the items and analyzed the reliability through a two-step preliminary study. Results: 1) Through the analysis of reliability after the two-step preliminary study (first: 170 items, n=63, second: 152 items, n=42), we had excellent internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha > 0.70) as well as good test-retest reliability (>0.70). Thus, we demonstrated that this scale had reliability. 2) Analyzing the correlation of each emotion, we had a comparatively strong positive-correlation (>0.6), except for Hui, and found a particularly high correlation of Sa, U and Bi. Conclusions: We developed the final 141 items of the core emotion assessment instrument through the two-time preliminary study. In the future, the main study on the clinical and non clinical groups of various ages should be continued.



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