The Mediating Effect of Perception of Human Rights Victimization between School Violence Victimization and Self-esteem of Adolescents

청소년의 학교폭력 피해경험이 자아존중감에 미치는 영향: 인권피해 인식의 매개효과

  • 이창식 (한서대학교 아동청소년복지학과) ;
  • 박지영 (고구려대학교 아동노인복지학과) ;
  • 장하영 (한서대학교 평생교육학과)
  • Received : 2016.08.25
  • Accepted : 2016.11.20
  • Published : 2016.11.28


This study aimed to investigate the mediating effect of perception of human rights victimization between school violence victimization and self-esteem of adolescents. For this study, 554 adolescents were surveyed at B county of Korea from September to November in 2015. Main results of this study were as follows. First, it was found out that school violence victimization was significantly different depending on school level. And perception of human rights victimization was significantly different depending on regions. But self-esteem was not. Second, school violence victimization and human rights victimization were positively correlated. And school violence victimization and self-esteem were negatively correlated. Third, perception of human rights victimization was perfectly mediated between school violence victimization and self-esteem of adolescents. Lastly, policy implications for the students with lower self-esteem due to school violence victimization were suggested.


School violence victimization;Perception of human rights violation;Self-esteem;Adolescents;Mediating effect


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