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Korean Journal of Clinical Psychology - Vol. 38 , No. 1 , pp.60-69
ISSN: 2466-197X (Online)
publication date 28 Feb 2019
Received 16 Nov 2018 Revised 26 Jan 2019 Accepted 13 Feb 2019
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15842/kjcp.2019.38.1.005

일상 생활 속 자아 고갈 및 심리적 부담감이 피로도에 미치는 효과: 자기애적 성격을 중심으로
이승진 1 ; 문기범 2 ; 고영건 2,
1차(CHA) 의과학대학교 분당차병원
2고려대학교 심리학과

The Effects of Ego Depletion and Psychological Burden on Fatigue in Everyday Life: Focusing on Narcissism
Seungjin Lee1 ; Kibum Moon2 ; Young-gun Ko2,
1Department of Psychiatry, CHA Bundang Medical Center, Seongnam
2Department of Psychology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to : Young-gun Ko, Department of Psychology, Korea University, 145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Korea; E-mail: elip@korea.ac.kr

© 2019 Korean Clinical Psychology Association


일상 생활에서 목표와 갈등하는 욕구에 저항하면 자아 고갈이 일어나 피로해질 수 있다. 하지만 목표와 욕구가 충돌하지 않아도 목표를 달성해야 한다는 심리적 부담감이 피로를 유발할 수 있다. 본 연구의 목적은 자기애적 성격 특성에 따라 하루 동안 경험한 심리적 부담감이 그날의 피로도에 미치는 효과가 달라지는지 확인하는 것이다. 총 104명의 성인이 본 연구에 참여했다. 경험 표집법을 사용해 일주일간 하루에 7번씩 참여자가 매 순간 경험한 자아 고갈과 심리적 부담감을 측정했다. 매일 밤, 여덟 번째 측정 시점에는 그날의 피로도를 측정했다. 다층 모형을 사용한 분석 결과, 참여자가 하루 동안 경험한 자아 고갈과 심리적 부담감이 클수록 하루 끝에 느끼는 피로도가 큰 것으로 나타났다. 내현적인 자기애 성격 특성은 외현적인 자기애 성격 특성과 달리 하루 동안 경험한 심리적 부담감 및 피로도와 정적인 관련성이 있었다. 외현적인 자기애 성격을 지닌 사람들은 자기애적 성격이 아닌 사람들보다 심리적 부담감을 느끼면 더 많이 피로해지는 것으로 나타났다. 끝으로, 본 연구의 시사점과 한계에 대해 논의하였다.


Resisting the desire to conflict with goals in everyday life may lead to ego depletion and subsequent fatigue. However, even when goals and desires are not in conflict with each other, the psychological burden of goal achievement may also be a source of fatigue. The aim of the present study is to examine the moderating effect of narcissistic personality on the relationship between psychological burden and fatigue. A total of 104 adults participated in this study. Using the experience sampling method, we measured daily ego depletion and psychological burden seven times a day for one week. The level of fatigue was also measured at the end of each day. A series of multilevel analyses revealed that daily ego depletion and psychological burden positively predicted daily fatigue level. Covert narcissism was more related to psychological burden and fatigue than overt narcissism. Participants with overt narcissism were more severely fatigued when they experienced psychological burden than non-narcissistic participants. Lastly, we discussed the implications and limitations of the present study.

Keywords: ego depletion, psychological burden, fatigue, experience sampling method, narcissism
키워드: 자아고갈, 심리적 부담감, 피로, 경험표집법, 자기애


Portions of this article were submitted as the first author’s Master’s thesis to Korea University.

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