Korean Clinical Psychology Association
[ Original Article ]
Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology - Vol. 37, No. 4, pp.491-502
ISSN: 1229-0335 (Print) 2733-4538 (Online)
Print publication date 30 Nov 2018
Received 26 Apr 2018 Revised 03 Sep 2018 Accepted 08 Sep 2018
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15842/kjcp.2018.37.4.003

분노표현양식이 폭식행동에 미치는 영향: 부정정서 조급성의 매개효과

임지수 ; 박경
서울여자대학교 특수치료전문대학원 심리치료학과
Impact of Anger Expression and Negative Urgency on Binge Eating Behavior
Ji Su Lim ; Kyung Park
Department of Psychotherapy, Graduate School of Professional Therapeutic Technology, Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, Korea

Correspondence to: Kyung Park, Department of Psychotherapy, Seoul Women’s University Graduate School of Professional Therapeutic Technology, 621 Hwarang-ro, Nowon-gu, Seoul, Korea; E-mail: kyungpark@swu.ac.kr

© 2018 Korean Clinical Psychology Association


본 연구에서는 분노표현양식이 폭식행동에 미치는 영향과 그 관계에 있어 부정정서 조급성의 효과를 검증하고자 하였다. 폭식행동이 우울, 분노를 포함하는 부정적 정서로 인해 촉발된다는 선행연구들이 있었지만 정서조절의 측면을 가지는 분노표현양식이 폭식행동에 미치는 영향에 관한 국내 연구는 부족한 실정이다. 또한 분노는 성격 특성인 충동성과 밀접한 관련을 가진다는 것이 알려져 있는 바 분노표현양식 중 분노-표출과 분노-억제가 폭식행동에 미치는 영향에 있어 충동성의 하위요인인 부정정서 조급성이 매개 효과를 가질 것이라는 가설을 검증하였다. 본 연구에서는 섭식장애 발생 연령의 범위가 넓어지고 있는 점을 고려하여 20대 여성 314명을 대상으로 설문을 진행하였으며, 그 가운데 302부를 자료 분석에 사용하였다. 각 변인들의 상관관계는 모두 유의하였다. 분석 결과, 부적응적인 분노표현양식으로 분류되는 분노-억제가 폭식행동에 미치는 영향에 있어 부정정서 조급성의 완전 매개 효과가 유의하였으며, 분노-표출과 분노-통제의 경우 그 효과가 유의하지 않았다. 이러한 연구 결과는 분노를 억제하는 것이 부정정서 조급성의 증가로 이어지며, 이는 폭식행동에 영향을 미칠 수 있음을 시사한다. 이러한 결과를 바탕으로 본 연구문제 및 임상적 의의, 한계점 등을 논의하였다.


This study aimed to examine the mediation effects of negative urgency on the relationship of anger-in and anger-out, which are subtypes of anger expression, with binge eating behavior. Participants were 302 early adults aged 18 to 29 years. They were asked to complete on-line questionnaires, including the Korean version of State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory–IV (STAXI-K), Revised Bulimia Test (BULIT-R), and UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale. Data analysis was conducted using correlation analysis and structural equation modeling. Analyses revealed a significant correlation between anger expression and binge eating behavior. Additionally, there was a significant positive correlation among anger-in, binge eating behavior, and negative urgency. The complete mediation effect of negative urgency on the relationship between anger-in and binge eating behavior was significant, and the direct effect of anger expression on binge eating behavior was non-significant. Finally, implication ns and limitations of this study and suggestions for future research were discussed.


anger expression, binge eating behavior, negative urgency


분노표현양식, 폭식행동, 분노-억제, 부정정서 조급성


This work was supported by a research grant from Seoul Women’s University (2018).

This work is based on a master’s thesis of the first author submitted to Graduate School, The Seoul Women’s University.


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