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Original Article 초기 청소년의 성별에 따른 스트레스와 자아존중감 및 학교생활적응
Stress, Self-Esteem and School Adjustment according to Distinction of Sex for Early Adolescents
Ji Sook Kang, Eun Hee Hwang
STRESS 2012;20(3):149-157
Published online: September 30, 2012
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원광대학교 의과대학 간호학과

Department of Nursing, School of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea

The purposes of this study were to investigate relation about stress, self-esteem and school adjustment to distinction of sex for early adolescent. Subjects were 440 students studying in 4 middle schools where are located in I city of South Korea. Subjects agreed to participate in this study completed a self-report questionnaire from August, 2010 to September, 2010. The collected data was analyzed with PASW/WIN 18.0 program, which was used for frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients. Major findings of this study were as follows. 1) Mean of stress for girls was 2.98, mean of stress for boys was 2.86 and girls' stress was higher than boys'. Family related and Self related stress for girls were higher than for boys. 2) Mean of school resilience for girls was 77.33, mean of school resilience for boys was 79.73 and boys' school resilience was higer than girls'. 3) There were significant differences stress, self-esteem and school adjustment between girls and boys. Specially, girls' stress, self-esteen and school adjustment were related to more various aspects. The finding of this study gives useful information for stress, self-esteem and school adjustment of early adolescences. Then, it is need to develop school adjustment program considering sexual characteristics by understanding distinctive stress and self-esteem for early adolescents. (Korean J Str Res 2012;20:149∼157)

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