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Effect of Adult Attachment, Attribution of Responsibility, and Self-esteem on Psychological Violence from Intimate Partner in Women

성인여성의 성인애착, 책임귀인, 자아존중감이 친밀한 관계의 심리적 폭력에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2017.11.13
  • Accepted : 2018.01.20
  • Published : 2018.01.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of adult attachment, responsibility attribution, and self - esteem of adult women on psychological violence in intimate relationships. For the study, we analyzed the data of 137 women collected using self - report questionnaires. The results of the study showed that the higher the level of Age(over 36 years old), love experience(more than 4 times) and attribution of responsibility, the higher the victim of psychological violence. The higher the age (over 36 years old), the love experience(more than 4 times) and adult attachment, the higher the harms of psychological violence. On the other hand, self-esteem showed no effect. Therefore, efforts should be made to reduce the psychological violence of adult women by developing intervention strategies for secure adult attachment enhancement and hostile attribution reduction.

Keywords

Convergence;Adult women;Adult Attachment;Responsibility Attribution;Self-esteem;Psychological Intimate violence

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