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Mediating Effects According to Family Type in the Complex Relationship between Psychological and Material Factors and Depression in the Elderly

노인의 심리적, 물질적 요인과 우울감, 복합관계에서 가족형태에 따른 조절효과분석

  • 양경희 (경복대학교 물리치료과) ;
  • 정문경 (조선대학교 사회복지과)
  • Received : 2015.05.27
  • Accepted : 2015.07.20
  • Published : 2015.07.28

Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate influential factors for depression with respect to mental health in the elderly and present the groups in order to develop intervention strategies with human for the prevention of depression and suicide. For this purpose, this study held interviews using a questionnaire targeting normal elderly above the age of 65 who did not use social welfare services living in Seoul, Gyonggi and Jeonnam. The data collected was analysed with the use of a frequency test, a descriptive statistical analysis, a correlation analysis and a multi-regression analysis. The results of the study show that the influence of psychological factors in the subjects on their depression was significant. That is, Depending on your type of psychological factors of family influences the sense of difference of melancholy. Second, the influence of material factors of the subjects on their depression was significant depending on their family type. That is, the influence of material factors in the elderly on their depression differed depending on family type.

Keywords

depression;psychological factors;material factors;family type;Medical social;Convergence

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