The Structural Relationships of Personal and Environmental Factors on Child Aggression: Focusing on Child Negative Emotionality and Emotion Regulation, Mother Rejective Parenting, and Teacher-Child Conflict

유아의 공격성에 대한 개인적 요인과 환경적 요인간의 구조적 관계: 유아의 부정적 정서성과 정서조절, 어머니의 거부적 양육행동, 교사-유아 간 갈등을 중심으로

  • Lee, Hea Jin (Department of Child Development & Family Studies) ;
  • Kim, Sun Hee (Department of Child Development & Family Studies)
  • 이혜진 (부산대학교 아동가족학과) ;
  • 김선희 (부산대학교 아동가족학과)
  • Received : 2016.06.30
  • Accepted : 2016.08.25
  • Published : 2016.08.31


Objective: The purpose of this study was to explore the structural relationships of child negative emotionality, mother rejective parenting, teacher-child conflict, and child emotion regulation on child aggression. Methods: The participants in this study were 3- to 5-year-old kindergarten children, their mothers, and their teachers (all of whom lived in Busan). The data were analyzed using PASW Statistics 18.0 and AMOS 21.0. For data analysis, frequency, Cronbach's alphas, Pearson's correlation coefficients, SEM were used. Results: First, mother rejective parenting had an indirect effect on child aggression through child emotion regulation. Second, teacher-child conflict had a direct effect on child aggression and had an indirect effect on child aggression through child emotion regulation. Third, child negative emotionality had an indirect effect on child aggression through mother rejective parenting and teacher-child conflict and child emotion regulation. Conclusion: These finding suggest the importance of mediating effect of mother rejective parenting, teacher-child conflict and child emotion regulation between child negative emotionality and aggression.


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