The Moderating Effects of Flow on the Relationship between Stress and Satisfaction with life, University life Satisfaction

대학생의 스트레스와 삶의 만족도, 대학생활만족도의 관계에서 몰입의 조절효과

  • Baek, Yu-Mi (Dept. of Education Counseling and Psychology, Graduate School of Cyber, Joongbu University)
  • 백유미 (중부대학교 원격대학원 교육상담심리학과)
  • Received : 2017.01.23
  • Accepted : 2017.05.12
  • Published : 2017.05.31


This study targeted college students to determine the moderating effect of immersion in the relationship among stress, satisfaction with life, and satisfaction with college life. To this end, the level of stress, satisfaction with life, satisfaction with college life, and immersion were measured in353 students attending S University. First of all, correlation analysis showed that stress had a negative correlation with immersion, satisfaction with life, and satisfaction with college life and immersion had a positive correlation with satisfaction with life and satisfaction with college life. Hierarchical regression analysis was conducted to determine the moderating effects of immersion in the relationship among stress, satisfaction with life, and satisfaction with college life. The results showed that immersion had a moderating effect on the relationship between stress and satisfaction with life, while immersion did not have a mitigating effect on the relationship between stress and satisfaction with college life. Based on these findings, this paper suggests raising the ability of immersion as a measure of intervention in handling the stress of college students and discusses the significance and limitations of this study.


Stress;Satisfaction with life;University life Satisfaction;Flow;College students


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