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A Study on the Attachment Style and Marital Adjustment (부부의 애착유형과 결혼적응에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Sook;Woo, Hee-Jung;Roh, Myoung-Hee;Choi, Jung-Mi
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.37 no.8
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    • pp.43-54
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    • 1999
  • This study was designed 1) to explore the adult attachment factors, 2) to investigated the individual attachment styles and combined attachment patterns for 362 wives and husbands,3) and to know the effects of the relation to marital adjustment. The inventories were KAAQ(Korean Adult Attachment Questionnare), KMAQ(Korean Marital Adjustment Questionnare), and the Socio-demographic questionnaires. The data analysis methods were frequencies, percentiles, Cronbach'${\alpha}$, Factor Analysis, and F-test. The resets were as follows; 1. 3 factors were found in adult attachment. 2. 3 styles of adult attachment(secure, anxious/ambicalent, avoidant) were found. Secure style was most frequent. Also for 9 combined attachment patters, secure pattern was found the most frequent one. 3. Marital adjustment was highest with secure attachment style, anxious/ambivalent was next , and avoidant was the lowest. About combined attachment patterns, a pair of secure style showed the highest marital adjustment, and a pair of avoidant was the lowest.

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Family Stress, Family System Types and Family Well-being (가족 스트레스, 가족 체제 유형, 가족복지와의 관계 분석)

  • 김정옥
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.33 no.3
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    • pp.101-112
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    • 1995
  • This study examines a multivariate model of the effect of life events and transitions, intrafamily strain, marital adjustment, and appraisal on family well-being across the family system types. Data from 356 families were analysed SAS program. The result show that life events had no direct on family well-being but they intensified intrafamily strain. Family strain, in turn, negatively affected marital adjustment in flexible-connected families and structured-seperated families and perceived well-being in flexible-seperared, flexible-connected and structured-seperated families. marital adjustment were positively related to well-being in flexible-connected families. In flexible-connected families, marital adjustment seems to buffer the effect of intrafamily stain on well-being. The result also suggested that a combination of cohesion and adaptability level may explain differencies in the family's response to de4mands.

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A Study on the Social Adjustment of Children in Multi-cultural Families (다문화가족 아동의 사회적 적응 연구)

  • Nam, Young-Ok
    • Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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    • v.30 no.4
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    • pp.37-47
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    • 2012
  • The purpose of this study was to grasp the factors having influence upon the social adjustment of children in multi-cultural families and to examine the degree of influence of these influential factors. For these aims, it targeted 186 children of multi-cultural families, that access social welfare institutions or multi-cultural institutions in the Daegu and Gyeongbuk areas. The findings are as follows. First, the factors having influence upon the social adjustment of children in multi-cultural families were indicated to be self-esteem, parental marital relations, bullying, and the support of adults other than their parents. In other words, these children's higher level of social adjustment was correlated with higher self-esteem, better parental marital relations, fewer bullying experiences from their peer group, and more support from adults other than their parents'. Secondly, support from adults other than parents was indicated to be the most influential among the variables affecting the social adjustment of children in multi-cultural families. The factor having the second highest level of influence was indicated to be self-esteem, followed by parental marital relations, and then bullying.

Moderating Effect of Religious Problem Solving in the Relationship between Religious Orientation and the Marital Adjustment of Marriage Immigrant Women (결혼이주여성의 종교성향과 결혼적응의 관계에서 종교적 문제해결의 매개효과)

  • Seog, Chang-Hoon
    • The Journal of the Korea Contents Association
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    • v.18 no.6
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    • pp.193-203
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    • 2018
  • The purpose of this study is to verifying the mediating effects of religious problem solving on the relationship between religious orientation and marital adjustment of married immigrant christian women. The subjects of study were 302 married immigrant women(185 protestant, 117 catholic) and survey research was conducted by using religious orientation scale, religious problem solving scale and marital adjustment scale. The data analysis was performed by using SPSS 25.0. The study results are as follow. First, it showed negative correlation between the extrinsic religious orientation and marital adjustment of married immigrant christian women and intrinsic religious disposition showed positive correlation. Second, religious problem solving style had partial mediating effects on the relation between religious orientation and marital adjustment. Subsequent studies require qualitative analysis of the religious lives of married immigrant christian women.

The Mediating Effects of Aggression in the Relationship between Marital Conflict and School Adjustment for Adolescents (부부갈등이 청소년의 학교생활적응에 미치는 영향에서 공격성의 매개효과)

  • Lee, Hyong-Sil
    • Journal of Korean Home Economics Education Association
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    • v.32 no.1
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    • pp.77-87
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    • 2020
  • This study examined the mediating effects of aggression in the associations between marital conflict and school adjustment for adolescents. Participants were 482 middle school students of Seoul. Statistical methods of correlational analysis and regression analysis were used with SPSS WIN 25.0. The results of this study showed that marital conflict had positive influences on aggression of adolescents. School adjustment was negatively affected by aggression of adolescents. Marital conflict was found to have negative direct effects on school adjustment for adolescents. The results from regression analysis indicated that aggression mediated the relationship between marital conflict and school adjustment for adolescents.

Postpartum Depression and its Predictors at Six Months Postpartum (출산 후 6개월 여성의 산후우울 정도와 예측요인)

  • Yeo, Jung-Hee
    • Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing
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    • v.12 no.4
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    • pp.355-362
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    • 2006
  • Purpose: This study was to investigate the degree of postpartum depression and its predictors at six months postpartum. Methods: The subjects were 161 women six months after delivery who were registered with the public health center. The instruments included a survey of various characteristics, the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale(EPDS), husband support, maternal self-esteem, and marital adjustment scale. The data was analyzed using the $x^2$-test, t-test, the Pearson correlation coefficients, and the logistic regression. Results: The point prevalence of postpartum depression at six months postpartum was 14.3%, corresponding to a score of 12 or higher on the EPDS. Postpartum depression was significantly associated with husband support, maternal self-esteem, and marital adjustment. Predictors of postpartum depression identified by the logistic regression analysis include marital adjustment (OR .29 [95% CI .13-.61]) and the delivery method(OR 3.57 [95% CI 1.25-10.23]). Conclusion: Strategies for improving postpartum depression, considerations of husband support and maternal self-esteem are important in research and practice. In addition, interventions for reducing Cesarean delivery and improving marital adjustment are needed.

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The Study of Fatigue, Perceived Health Status, Marital Adjustment and Stress in Middle Aged Women (중년여성의 피로와 지각된 건강상태, 결혼적응도 및 스트레스)

  • Chang, Hae Kyung
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.19 no.3
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    • pp.413-421
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    • 2007
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explain the relationship between fatigue and other variables(perceived health status, marital adjustment and stress), and define the main factors influencing fatigue in middle aged women. Methods: Data were collected by self-reported questionnaires from 212 middle aged women. Data analysis was done with the SPSS 11.0 pc+ program for descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficients and stepwise multiple regression. Results: The mean score of fatigue was 2.30(${\pm}0.46$), perceived health status was 2.82(${\pm}0.68$), marital adjustment was 2.86(${\pm}0.44$), and stress was 2.43(${\pm}0.61$). There were significant correlations between fatigue and the other variables(r=.56-.21, p=.00). The major factors that affect fatigue in middle aged women were stress, perceived health status, and marital adjustment, which explained 35.2% of fatigue. Conclusion: These variables have an effect on middle aged women's fatigue. Therefore, these findings can provide the basis for the development of nursing interventions to manage fatigue.

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Marital Conflict, Parenting Behavior, and Parental Monitoring Related to Adjustment of Adolescents (부부갈등, 부모의 양육행동, 부모의 감독과 청소년의 적응 간 관련성)

  • Lee, Hyong-Sil
    • Korean Journal of Human Ecology
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    • v.21 no.6
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    • pp.1083-1094
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    • 2012
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate the gender difference in adolescent's problem behavior and depression, and to analyze the effects of marital conflict, parenting behavior, parent's monitoring on adolescents' problem behavior and depression. Data obtained from 453 students in middle school was used for final analysis. This study found that female adolescents showed higher level of depression than male adolescents. Male adolescents reported higher level of marital conflict than female adolescents. On the other hand, female adolescents showed more mother's monitoring than male adolescents. Path analysis revealed that parenting behavior and parent's monitoring were negatively influenced by marital conflict. Adolescents' depression was negatively influenced by parenting behavior, but problem behavior was not influenced by parenting behavior. Father's monitoring had an impact on problem behavior of male and female adolescents. Depression was influenced directly by marital conflict, but problem behaviors were not directly influenced by marital conflict.

The Impact of Marriage Migrant Women's Korean Language Ability, Self-esteem, and Acculturative Stress on Their Family Health: Focused on Mediating Effects of Marital Adjustment (결혼이주여성의 한국어 능력, 자아존중감, 문화적응 스트레스가 가족건강성에 미치는 영향 - 부부적응의 매개효과를 중심으로)

  • Lee, Ji Hyun;Jin, Su Jin;Ju, Hyeon Jeong;Cho, Yeon Sil
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.24 no.1
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    • pp.87-98
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    • 2013
  • Purpose: This study was conducted for the purpose of a structural model analysis of family health of women who came to Korea for being married to Korean men. Methods: The data were collected from 260 immigrant women at multicultural centers located in C and B cities from May 10th to 30th, 2012. The variance analysis on the samples was conducted by using the maximum likelihood minimization function with AMOS 7.0. The fitness was evaluated by means of the SRMR, RMSEA, CFI, and TLI with a 90% confidence interval. Results: First, immigrant women's self-esteem and acculturative stress were found to have significant direct effects on their family health. Second, their self-esteem and acculturative stress have direct effects on their marital adjustment. Third, their marital adjustment was found to have significant direct effects on their family health. Forth, immigrant women's Korean language ability was found not to have significant direct effects on their marital adjustment and family health. Conclusion: In order to enhance the family health of immigrant women, it is necessary to develop and apply nursing programs in consideration of immigrant women's self-esteem, marital adjustment and acculturative stress.

Maternal Psychosocial Factors Affecting Breast Feeding Practice (모유수유 실천에 미치는 산모의 사회심리적 요인)

  • Yeo, Jung-Hee
    • Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing
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    • v.13 no.3
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    • pp.149-156
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    • 2007
  • Purpose: This study aimed to elucidate the prevalence of breast feeding and maternal psychosocial predictors affecting the breast feeding practice at six months postpartum. Method: One hundred and sixty one mothers at six months postpartum were conveniently recruited in two public health center in Jeju-city. Subjects completed a well-structured questionnaire regarding the feeding types of the child, maternal self-esteem, the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS), husband support, and marital adjustment scale. The data was analyzed using the $X^2-test$, t-test, Pearson correlation coefficients, and logistic regression. Result: The prevalence of breast feeding at six months postpartum was 29.9%. Predictors of breast feeding practice identified by the logistic regression analysis include first feeding type after delivery, marital adjustment, readiness for maternal role and work state. Conclusion: The prevalence of breast feeding practice was lower than WHO desired at six months postpartum. Therefore, the findings support the need for breast feeding education including interventions focused on improving readiness for maternal role and marital adjustment.

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