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A Study on Variables influencing Adolescents' Depression: Based on Gender Comparison

청소년의 우울과 관련 변인 연구: 성별 비교를 중심으로

  • 이창식 (한서대학교 아동청소년복지학과) ;
  • 장하영 (한서대학교 평생교육학과)
  • Received : 2017.08.02
  • Accepted : 2017.09.20
  • Published : 2017.09.28

Abstract

This study aimed to identify variables related to violence affecting adolescents' depression. For this study, 1011 adolescents were surveyed in D city of Korea. Major results were as follows. First, it was found out that adolescents' depression was significantly different depending on gender, academic achievement, family income level, school level. Second, depression, domestic violences, school violence victimizations and bullying behaviors were positively correlated. Third, As a hierarchical regression analysis, it was found that the explanatory power of domestic violence and school violence were significant for both male and female adolescents. And the explanatory power of domestic violence was higher than school violence. Lastly, based on these results, the ways to reduce adolescents' depression were discussed.

Keywords

Depression;Domestic violence;School violence victimization;School bullying behavior;Adolescents

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