The Effects of Adolescents' Experiences of Abuse Damage on Aggressiveness in the Convergence Era: Focused on the Mediation Effects of Resilience

청소년의 학대피해경험이 공격성에 미치는 영향: 자아탄력성의 매개효과

  • Kim, Sug-Hyang (Department of Social Welfare Doctor, Gyeonggi University graduate school) ;
  • Kim, Hyung-Mo (Department of Social Welfare professor, Gyeonggi University)
  • 김숙향 (경기대학교 대학원 사회복지학과) ;
  • 김형모 (경기대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2017.12.13
  • Accepted : 2018.02.20
  • Published : 2018.02.28


The purpose of this study is to verify resilience's mediation effects in the effects of adolescents' experience of abuse damage on aggressiveness in the convergence era. Towards this end, this study used the 7th year data (2016) (4th grade to the first year of high school) of Korea Children & Youth Panel Survey (KCYPS). The findings of this study are as follows: First, the correlations between experience of abuse damage, aggressiveness, and resilience variables were confirmed using multicollinearity VIF values. Second, adolescent's abuse experiences significantly affected their aggressiveness. Third, the partial mediation effects of resilience were shown in the effects of adolescents' experience of abuse damage on their aggressiveness. For the verification of mediation effects' significance, the Sobel test was carried out. The findings of this study are meaningful, as this study provides empirical data. Based on the findings, this study proposed the need of resilience consolidation programs for adolescents in the practice of social welfare.


Adolescent;Experience of abuse damage;Aggressiveness;resilience;Mediation effect


Supported by : Kyonggi University’s


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