Korean Women's Response Type and Characteristics on Unwanted Sexual Request

원하지 않은 성관계 요구에 대한 한국 여대생의 반응 유형 및 특성

  • Cho, Jung-Hwa (Konyang University, Department of Counseling and Psychotherapy) ;
  • Song, Wonyoung (Konyang University, Department of Counseling and Psychotherapy)
  • 조정화 (건양대학교 심리상담치료학과) ;
  • 송원영 (건양대학교 심리상담치료학과)
  • Received : 2017.01.02
  • Accepted : 2017.02.20
  • Published : 2017.02.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate the typology of response to unwanted sexual request, and find the characteristics according to the types. For this purpose, 332 college female students were surveyed. As a results, two group were identified through cluster analysis: assertive type and compliant type. Compliant type had more sexual experiences, consensual unwanted sex, reasons for sexual compliance. Furthermore, compliant type had more unstable attachment, rejection sensitivity, and loneliness. Implications related with prevention and education program for the high risk compliant group were discussed and ideas for health, education, psychological experts were suggested.


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