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Korean Journal of Child Studies 2014;35(4): 41-59.
doi: https://doi.org/10.5723/KJCS.2014.35.4.41
초등학교 남아의 인터넷 폭력게임 사용시간과 게임과몰입정도가 공격적 행동에 미치는 영향
정지혜 , 박주희 , 임양미
The Effects of Violent Internet Game Usage and Game Overindulgence on Aggressive Behavior in Elementary School-Aged Boys
Ji Hae Jung , Ju Hee Park , Yang Mi Lim
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the time spent on violent internet games and game overindulgence on aggressive behavior exhibited by elementary school-aged boys and to investigate the mediating effects of self-control on the relationship between children`s game overindulgence and their aggressive behavior. The subjects of this study were 118 fourth to sixth grade boys from five elementary schools. The instruments used were the aggression subscale of the Korean-Youth Self Report (Oh, Ha, Lee, & Hong, 2001), a questionnaire of the time spent playing violent internet games developed by the authors, the Internet Game Addiction Scale for Children (Kim, Lee, Kim, Kim, & Kim, 2006) and the Self-Control Scale (Nam, 1999). The data were analyzed by means of a Structural Equation Model (SEM). The results were as follows. First, children`s self-control mediated the relationship between game overindulgence and aggressive behavior. Second, the amount of time spent playing violent internet games had no effect on children`s aggressive behavior.
Key Words: elementary school-aged boys, aggressive behavior, time spent on violent internet game usage, game overindulgence, self-control
주요어: 초등학교 남아, 공격적 행동, 인터넷 폭력 게임 사용시간, 게임과몰입정도, 자기통제력
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