The Effect of School Parents ′ Parenting Stress on the Child Abuse Awareness : Focusing on the Mediating Effect of Self-esteem

학부모의 양육스트레스가 아동학대인식에 미치는 영향 : 자아존중감의 매개효과를 중심으로

  • 이병록 (건양대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 황환 (중앙대학교 사회복지학부)
  • Received : 2018.08.27
  • Accepted : 2018.11.20
  • Published : 2018.11.28


This study aimed to analyse the relationship between the parenting stress and the awareness of school parents' child abuse. This study also examined the mediating effect of school parents' self-esteem between the parenting stress and the awareness of child abuse. Data were collected from 389 school parents residing A city of Gyeonggi-do. The results of analysing as follows : 1) the variable of the parenting stress of school parents had negative statistic association with the awareness of child abuse. 2) the self-esteem of school parents was found to mediate between the parenting stress and the awareness of child abuse. Based on these study results, several suggestions were made to improve the awareness of school parents' child abuse in terms of the reduction of their parenting stress and the enhancement of their self-esteem. This study has the significance of the convergence approach in terms of pedagogy, psychology, social welfare.


School parents;Parenting stress;Awareness of child abuse;Self-esteem;Mediating effect

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Fig. 1. Research model

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Fig. 2. Mediating model of main variables

Table 1. Characteristics of main variables

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Table 2. Analysing the mesurement model

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Table 3. Aanalysing the structural equation modeling

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Table 4. Verification of mediating effect

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