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A Convergent Study on Factors Influencing Adolescents' Mental Health of Multicultural Family

다문화가정 청소년의 정신건강에 영향을 미치는 요인에 대한 융합연구

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

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to identify the influence the depression and social maladjustment in adolescence of multi_cultural families. The participants were 211 adolescents in multicultural family. The data were collected using a self-report questionnaire. Data analysis was performed using hierarchical regression with the SPSS 23.0 program. The stress, career maturity and authoritarian caring attitude had a significant impact on depression(F=13.77, p<.001). The stress, authoritarian caring attitude, negative impact and resilience, career maturity, cultural diversity attitude, open communication, parents' support showed positive impact on social maladaptation(F=13.77, p<.001). This study contributes an integrated understanding of adolescents in multicultural family. And the findings was provided basic data for the development of intervention program on depression and social maladjustment for adolescents in multicultural family.

Keywords

Depression;Social maladaptation;Adolescents in multicultural family;Career maturity;Authoritarian caring attitude

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : Namseoul University