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Mediating Effects of Psychological Flexibility and Entrapment on the Relationship between College Students's Life stress and Adjustment to College Life

대학생의 생활스트레스와 대학생활 적응 간의 관계에서 심리적 유연성과 속박감의 매개효과

  • 김설환 (국립법무병원.치료감호소) ;
  • 손정락 (전북대학교 심리학과)
  • Received : 2018.05.28
  • Accepted : 2018.08.20
  • Published : 2018.08.28

Abstract

The purpose of this study was examine the mediating effects of psychological flexibility and entrapment on the relationship between college students's life stress and adjustment to college life. A sample of 142 college students at a university located in Jeonju city completed self-report measures of life stress, psychological flexibility, entrapment and adjustment to college life. In order to examine the mediating effect, The collected data from college students were analyzed by the procedures prosposed by Baron and Kenny. Psychological flexibility and entrapment partially mediated the relationship between life stress and adjustment to college life, indicating that life stress directly affect adjustment to college life and indirectly affect adjustment to college life through psychological flexibility and entrapment. Finally, limitations of the results of this study and therapeutic interventions to prevent maladjustment by college students were discussed.

본 연구의 목적은 대학생의 생활스트레스와 대학생활 적응 간의 관계에서 심리적 유연성과 속박감의 매개효과를 알아보기 위한 것이다. 이를 위해 전주시에 위치한 대학교에 재학 중인 대학생(N=142)을 대상으로 대학생용 생활스트레스 척도, 수용행동 질문지, 속박감 척도, 대학생활 적응 척도를 사용하여 설문조사를 실시하였고, 수집된 자료를 바탕으로 Baron과 Kenny가 제안한 절차에 따라 매개효과를 검증하였다. 연구결과, 심리적 유연성과 속박감이 생활스트레스와 대학생활 적응의 관계에서 부분매개하는 것으로 나타났다. 이는 생활스트레스가 대학생활 적응에 직접적으로 영향을 미치는 동시에 심리적 유연성과 속박감을 통해 대학생활 적응에 간접적으로 영향을 미친다는 것을 시사한다. 마지막으로 본 연구 결과의 제한점과 대학생의 대학생활 부적응을 예방하고 중재하기 위한 치료적 개입에 대해 논의하였다.

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