The Association between Perceived Stress and Depression in University Students: Moderated Effect of Ego gram

흡연 여부에 따른 대학생의 스트레스와 우울의 연관성 분석: Ego gram의 조절효과

  • KIM, Han-Kyoul (BK21Plus Program in Embodiment : Health-Society Interaction Department of Public Health Sciences, Graduate School of Korea University) ;
  • Byeon, Jieun (BK21Plus Program in Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Kim, Kyu-min (BK21Plus Program in Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Sciences Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Rhee, Hyunsill (School of Health policy & Management, College of Public Health Sciences, Korea University)
  • 김한결 (고려대학교 일반대학원 BK21Plus 인간생명-사회환경 상호작용 융합사업단) ;
  • 변지은 (고려대학교 일반대학원 보건과학과 BK21PLUS 인간생명-상호작용 융복합사업단) ;
  • 김규민 (고려대학교 일반대학원 보건과학과 BK21PLUS 인간생명-상호작용 융복합사업단) ;
  • 이현실 (고려대학교 보건과학대학 보건정책관리학부)
  • Received : 2019.11.15
  • Accepted : 2020.02.20
  • Published : 2020.02.28


The purpose of this study is to identify the moderate effect of Ego gram between perceived stress and depression from university student according to smokers/non-smokers. The result of study shows the strong association between stress and depression. On the other hand, the moderated effect of Ego gram was different in the smoking and non-smoking groups. In the non-smoker group, the CP tendency which is pursued strictly control by oneself had a moderating effect on depression, and in the smoker group, the A tendency, which had excellent adaptability, creativity, and autonomy, reduced depression. On the other hand, in the smoking group, the AC tendency also showed a significant moderating effect. It is reported that a high AC tendency may cause a feeling of helplessness about the situation and cause negative emotions to conform to reality. This suggests that the individual's ego state to approach emotional state such as stress and depression should be considered together.


Supported by : 고려대학교


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