The Relation of Resilience, Positive Psychological Capital and School Adaptation of Middle School Students of Broken Family

결손가족 중학생과 일반가정 중학생의 긍정심리자본과 학교생활적응의 비교

  • Received : 2016.08.02
  • Accepted : 2016.09.20
  • Published : 2016.09.28


This study is to testify the differences between middle school students of normal and broken family and the effect of positive psychological capital on their school life adaptation. The main results are as follows. First, the middle school students of broken family showed lower level in self-efficacy, hope, resilience and optimism (positive psychological capital) than students of normal family. Second, the middle school students of broken family also showed lower level in school adaptation than students of normal family. Third, positive psychological capital was positively correlated with school adaptation in both groups of them. Fourth, self-efficacy, hope and optimism positively influenced school adaptation in students of normal family, only hope of positive psychological capital did it in students of broken family. It seemed that especially hope of positive psychological capital of broken family's students was very important and should be focused in planning and practicing interventions for them. The limitation and future tasks were discussed.


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