• Title/Summary/Keyword: adolescent's social anxiety

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The effects of maternal depression and adolescent's self-esteem on the adolescent's social anxiety (어머니의 우울과 청소년의 자아존중감이 청소년의 사회불안에 미치는 영향)

  • Choi, Sun-Yoon;Lee, Ji-Min
    • Korean Journal of Human Ecology
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    • v.17 no.5
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    • pp.835-845
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    • 2008
  • The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of maternal depression, adolescent's self-esteem and adolescent's sex, grade, birth order on the adolescent's social anxiety. for this purpose, data from 334 middle school students and their mothers were collected. frequency, percentage, Cronbach's a, MANOVA and multiple regression analysis were used for data analysis. The main results were as follows. First, there were not significant differences of adolescent's social anxiety according to adolescent's sex, grade and birth order. Second, there were not significant effects of adolescent's sex, grade, birth order and maternal depression on three subordinate factors of adolescent's social anxiety, but adolescent's self-esteem had significant effects on fear of negative evaluation, social avoidance and distress(new), and social avoidance and distress(general) as subordinate factors of adolescent's social anxiety.