- Volume 14 Issue 7
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The Effects of Family Conflict, Social Support and Self-Esteem on Life Satisfaction of the Aged
가족갈등, 사회적지지 및 자아존중감이 노인의 생활만족도에 미치는 영향
- Kim, Yi-cheol (Graduate School of Social Welfare, Hansei Unversity) ;
- Paik, Jina (Department of Social Welfare, Hansei Unversity)
- Received : 2016.05.24
- Accepted : 2016.07.20
- Published : 2016.07.28
This study aims to examine the effect of family conflict, social support, and self-esteem on alife satisfaction of the aged. For the study, the subjects(n=296) obtained from the Korea Welfare Panel Survey were analyzed by utilizing the correlation analysis and hierarchical regression analysis. The results founded from data analysis are as follows: First, while family conflict influenced negatively life satisfaction of the aged, social support and self-esteem had a positive effect on it. Second, self-esteem was shown to have the highest effect among other independent variables on life satisfaction of the aged. The results showed that family conflict, social support and self-esteem were the important factors which played the significant role in the change of life satisfaction of the aged. On the basis of the findings, the need and policy support to enhance social support/self-esteem and to weaken family conflict were suggested.
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