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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Human Ecology
  • Volume 24, Issue 5,  2015, pp.645-661
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Human Ecology
  • DOI : 10.5934/kjhe.2015.24.5.645
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The Relationship among Adult Attachment, Emotion Regulation Style, and Psychological Well-being of University Students
Chae, Young Moon; Kwak, Su Jin;
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of socio-demographic variables, adult attachment and emotion regulation style on psychological well-being of university students. We conducted a survey on 318 university students in Cheongju-si and Hongseong gun. T-test, Pearson' productive correlation, hierarchical regression analysis were used. The results were as follows: First, there was a significant difference in emotion regulation style according to university student's sex. In other words, females used more support-seeking style than males did. Second, male university students' psychological well-being was high at more active style, less anxiety attachment and avoidant/distractive style, older students, less avoidance attachment, and higher economic status. Third, female university students' psychological well-being was high at less avoidant/distractive style and more active style, older students, less anxiety attachment, and more support-seeking style. In conclusion, emotion regulation style was the strongest factor to increase university student's psychological well-being among other variables. The implications and limitations of this study were discussed.
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