The mediative effect of student-parent, student-teacher relationship on the effect of experience of school violence on depression: Difference between elementary and middle school students

학교폭력 피해 경험이 우울에 미치는 영향에서 학생과 부모, 학생과 교사 관계의 매개효과: 초·중학생 차이를 중심으로

  • 최경일 (한라대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2017.02.15
  • Accepted : 2017.04.20
  • Published : 2017.04.28


The purpose of this study is to find the mediative effects of students' relationship with parents or teachers in the effective path of school violence experience on depression, and to find out the path difference between elementary and middle school students. We used 1,385 students' data collected from the Korean Youth General Survey, and analyzed by multiple group analysis of structural equation. The results showed that elementary school students' relationship with parents or teachers did not play a mediative role. But the middle school students' relationship with parents or teachers play a negative mediative role. It means that if students were damaged by school violence, elementary school students' parents and teachers did not play a specific role but middle school students' parents and teachers caused more depression. Based on these results, some implications for parents and teachers about school violence and depression were suggested.


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