A Psychodrama Treatment to Improve Psychological Well-being of Korean College Students with Insecure Attachment

[Speaker] Chae, Soo Eun:1
[Co-author] Kim, Sujin:1, Han, Jaeho:2
1:Gangneung-Wonju National University (Korea(Republic of Korea)), 2:Korea University (Korea(Republic of Korea))

This study examined how undergraduates with insecure attachment type are changed thorough a psychodrama program. Out of 34 participants from the universities in South Korea, 17 students of the sample were categorized into experimental group and the remaining 17 students were control group. A total of 10 sessions of psychodrama program were performed to the experiment group. Before and after the intervention, both the experimental group and the control group responded to three kinds of measures: Relationship Questionnaire, Experiences in Close Relationship, and Psychological Well-Being Scale. A matched pair t test indicated that the students with insecure attachment showed less anxiety and avoidance after participating in the psychodrama program, and their attachment level was secure after the program. Their psychological well-being, based mainly on positive relations with others, improved.
This work was supported in part by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2013R1A1A2062448).
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