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Korean J Child Stud > Volume 12(2); 1991 > Article
Korean Journal of Child Studies 1991;12(2): 154-172.
손자녀가 지각한 조모와의 심리적 친밀도
서동인, 유영주
Psychological Closeness Between Grandmothers and Grandchildren
Dong In Suh,Young Ju Yoo
Abstract
The present study investigated psychological closeness between grandmothers and their grandchildren and functional aspects of grandmothers in the Korean family. 219 grandchildren, fifth and sixth grade children of 5 elementary schools in Seoul completed questionnaires. The results showed that grandmothers in Korea are categorized in an institutional role characterized by status and role performance. Among social role theory, resource theory and system views, the social role theory best explained psychological closeness between grandmothers and grandchildren.
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