Korean Clinical Psychology Association
[ Original Article ]
Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology - Vol. 37, No. 4, pp.479-490
ISSN: 1229-0335 (Print) 2733-4538 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Nov 2018
Received 06 Apr 2018 Revised 10 Aug 2018 Accepted 15 Aug 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15842/kjcp.2018.37.4.002

성장글쓰기가 데이트 폭력 피해자의 기본 세계관과 친밀한 관계에 대한 두려움에 미치는 영향

홍혜인 ; 현명호
중앙대학교 심리학과
The Effect of a Growth-Writing Program on the World Assumptions and Fear of Intimacy of Survivors of Dating Violence
Hye In Hong ; Myoung Ho Hyun
Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

Correspondence to: Myoung Ho Hyun, Department of Psychology, Chung-Ang University, 84 Heukseok-ro, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, Korea; E-mail: hyunmh@cau.ac.kr

© 2018 Korean Clinical Psychology Association


본 연구는 데이트 폭력 피해자를 대상으로 성장글쓰기 프로그램을 실시하여 기본 세계관과 친밀한 관계에 대한 두려움에 미치는 영향을 검증하였다. 연구 대상은 데이트 폭력 경험은 있으나 현재 이성교제 중이 아닌 만 19세에서 만 38세 사이 여성이다. 글쓰기는 4일간 연속 실시되었고 참여자는 사전, 사후, 추수(2주)에 걸쳐 기본 세계관(WAS)과 친밀한 관계에 대한 두려움(FIS)을 측정하였다. 최종 프로그램 참여자는 성장글쓰기 10명, 표현글쓰기 11명, 통제 7명이었다. 분석을 위해 일원분산분석, 반복측정 공분산분석, 대응표본 t-검증을 실시하였다. 연구 결과, 성장글쓰기가 데이트 폭력 피해자의 긍정적 세계관을 증가시킬 것이라는 첫 번째 가설은 부분 지지되었다. 성장글쓰기 직후 기본 세계관 점수의 증가는 유의하지 않았으나, 글쓰기 종료 14일 이후에는 사전 점수에 비해 유의한 증가를 보였다. 반면, 성장글쓰기가 데이트 폭력 피해자의 친밀한 관계에 대한 두려움을 감소시킬 것이라는 두 번째 가설은 기각되었다. 본 연구를 통해 성장글쓰기가 4일간의 처치 직후 데이트 폭력 피해자의 기본 세계관을 개선하지는 못하나 장기적인 관점에서 긍정적 영향을 줄 수 있음을 확인하였다. 다만, 단순한 자기노출만으로는 대인관계 맥락에서의 친밀한 관계에 대한 두려움을 감소시키기에 한계가 있음을 시사한다. 마지막으로 본 연구의 의의와 한계점, 추후 연구 제안을 기술하였다.


This research examines the effect of a growth-writing program on the world assumptions and fear of intimacy of survivors of dating violence. Research subjects included women between 19 and 38 years who had experienced dating violence and were not currently dating. The writing practice was completed during four days, and participants’ world assumptions (WAS) and fear of intimacy (FIS) were measured before and after the program and in the follow-up (2 weeks) period. The number of participants in the growth-writing, expressive-writing, and control groups was 10, 11, and 7 respectively. Analyses were performed using, one-way ANOVA, repeated measurement ANCOVA, and paired sample t-test. Results indicated that, the first hypothesis, which proposed that a growth-writing program would enhance positive world assumptions in survivors of dating violence, was mostly supported. Although scores on world assumptions did not increase significantly immediately after finishing the growth-writing program, they showed significant improvements during the follow-up phase. On the other hand, the second hypothesis, which proposed that a growth-writing program would reduce the fear of intimacy in survivors of dating violence, was proven invalid. This study’s results indicated that, although four days of treatment could not improve the world assumptions of survivors of dating violence, it was confirmed that it could have a positive effect in the long term. However, results also implied that there is a limit for self-disclosure in reducing fear of intimacy in human relationships. Finally, the significance and limitations of the study are described, and suggestions for future research are provided.


growth-writing program, dating violence survivor, world assumptions, fear of intimacy


성장글쓰기 프로그램, 데이트 폭력 피해자, 기본 세계관, 친밀한 관계에 대한 두려움


This work was based on the master’s thesis of Hye In Hong, was presented at the 2015 convention of the Korean Clinical Psychological Association.


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