Effect of Adolescents' Depression on their Life Satisfaction : Focusing on Mediating Effect of Sense of Community

청소년의 우울이 삶의 만족에 미치는 영향 - 공동체의식의 매개효과를 중심으로

  • 강석임 (꽃동네대학교 사회복지상담심리학부) ;
  • 이윤정 (꽃동네대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 정명숙 (꽃동네대학교 사회복지상담심리학부)
  • Received : 2019.02.18
  • Accepted : 2019.04.12
  • Published : 2019.05.31


The purpose of this study was to analyze direct and indirect effects that depression of adolescents have on their life satisfaction through mediating variable called sense of community. To collect data, a survey was administered to 371 adolescents participating in volunteer activity at Youth Training Center located in C province. Data collected were analyzed for mediating effect, using structural equation model. The results showed that sense of community not only directly affect life satisfaction of the adolescents, but also work as a significant mediating variable between depression and life satisfaction. In other words, sense of community was found to reduce the negative impact of depression on life satisfaction. Based on these findings the ways of developing effective measures to promote the sense of community of young adolescents in educational field was discussed, such as developing various experience-activity programs and providing an institutional strategy which support such activity programs.

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그림 1. 연구모형 Figure 1. Research model

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그림 2. 구조모형 Figure 2. Structural Model

표 1. 변수 간 상관분석 및 기술통계 Table 1. Correlation analysis and descriptive statistics between variables.

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표 2. 측정모형의 요인적재량 Table 2. Eigenvalue of Measurement Model

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표 3. 측정모형의 모형적합지수 Table 3.Model Fitness Statistics for Measurement Model

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표 4.구조모형의 모형적합지수 Table 4. Model Fitness Statistics for Structural Model

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표 5. 효과분해 Table 5. Direct Effect, Indirect Effect, and Total Effect in Path Model

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표 6. 부트스트랩 결과 Table 6. Bootstrapping

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