Effects of Interaction of Social Support with Multiple Losses on Depressive Symptoms
노년기 사별로 인한 우울증상에 대한 사회적 지지의 조절 효과 분석

Ilsung Nam
2015 The Journal of the Korea Contents Association  
The current study examines the association between multiple losses and depressive symptoms and the role of social support in multiple losses. Using a prospective designed dataset(Changing Lives of Older Couples), this study found a significant difference on the depressive symptom levels between multiple losses and single loss. In addition, there was a significant buffering effect of social support in bereavement, as oppose to previous literature that social support does not buffer the initial
more » ... reavement reaction in comparisons between the bereaved with multiple losses and the bereaved with a single loss. The author discusses the importance of monitoring elderly people with multiple losses and availability of social support before and after the loss. ■ keyword :|Bereavement|Multiple Loss|Depressive Symptoms|Social Support|Stress Process Model|
doi:10.5392/jkca.2015.15.07.255 fatcat:axrurcyt5zfe3d3fi35vtd7b7y