The Relationship between Shame and Aggression: The Mediating Effect of the Emotion Dysregulation

수치심과 공격성간의 관계: 정서조절곤란의 매개효과를 중심으로

  • Goh, Jinkyung (Department of Counselinf Psychology, Soosil Cyber University)
  • 고진경 (숭실사이버대학교 상담심리학과)
  • Received : 2018.08.17
  • Accepted : 2018.09.20
  • Published : 2018.09.28


This study aimed to examine the mediating effects of emotion dysregulation on the relationships between shame and aggression. All data was measured on Experience of Shame Scale, Aggression Questionnaire, and Difficulties in Emotional Regulation Scale. Total 287 responses were analysed. The findings of this study were as follows. Shame affected not only directly aggression but also influenced through emotion dysregulation. Impuse control difficulties and nonacceptances of emotional responses showed the significant partial mediation effects. The results showed the necessity of adaptive emotional regulation in dealing with aggression elicited by shame.


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