The Moderating Effect of Ego Resilience on the Relationship between Post-Traumatic Stress and Anxiety of National Merits of War

참전 국가유공자들의 외상 후 스트레스와 불안과의 관계에서 자아탄력성의 조절효과

  • Kim, Tae-Yeol (Department of Health Medical Administration, Yeung Nam University College) ;
  • Kim, Yunyoung (Department of Nursing, Andong National University)
  • 김태열 (영남이공대학교 보건의료행정학과) ;
  • 김윤영 (국립안동대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.12.11
  • Accepted : 2018.03.20
  • Published : 2018.03.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of post-traumatic stress on anxiety of national merits of war and to investigate the moderating effect of ego resilience on the relationship between variables. We collected data on 200 national merits of war from August 2017 to October 2017 and examined general characteristics, post traumatic stress, anxiety, and ego resilience by using SPSS 24.0 Statistics Program. Post-traumatic stress was positively correlated with anxiety (r=.426, p<.001) and negatively correlation with ego-resilience (r=-.297, p<.001), respectively. Anxiety was negatively correlated with ego-resilience (r=-.656, p<.001), and ego-resilience was found to have a moderating effect on post-traumatic stress and anxiety (F=45.796, p<.001). Based on the results of this study, it is necessary to develop a national education system to manage post-traumatic stress and to operate a training and management program considering the characteristics of the subjects.


National Meritorious;Post-Traumatic Stress;Anxiety;Ego Resilience;Moderating Effect


Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF)


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