『Journal of the Future of Society』 will play a key role in future research as a professional journal to raise and solve problems in future societies. This journal publishes theoretical, overview, experience thesis and comments about future society(including aging society), crisis management(including North Korean defectors), ubiquitous, cultural design, future economic and management, global future education issues.
This study is aimed at examining self-awareness and other-awareness as affective variables in crisis and interpersonal relationship of traince soldiers, bxised on the research showing that most of the crises among soldiers occur in the early stage of their military service because of the problems in relationship with others. For the aim, this study set a goal to examine the relation of psychological crisis of traince soldiers to self-awareness, other-awareness and interpersonal flexibility. The test of self-awareness, other-awareness, flexibility of relationships, and psychologial crisis were administered to 901 traince soldiers who were admitted to the Army Training Center, Results showed that the self-awareness and other awareness affected the interpersonal flexibility and the psychological crisis. Also, interpersonal flexibility confirmed the mediating effect between self-awareness and psychological crisis. These results suggest that the psychological crisis of trainee soldiers is related to interpersonal flexibility and that self-awareness and other-awareness may have a positive effect on increasing interpersonal flexibility. Finally, the limitations of this study and the points to consider for further studies were proposed
This study aims to examine the moderating effects of social support in the relationship between discrimination and depression among foreign spouses based on their resident areas, For the analysis, 14,432 sampled female foreign spouses from the 2015 National Survey of Multicultural Families were selected and hierarchical regression analysis was used. The results of this study showed that discrimination was positively related with depression while social support was negatively related with depression of female foreign spouses. Also, the moderating effect of social support was identified among foreign wives residing in rural areas, which means that it enhanced the negative effect of discrimination on depression. This study is significant to provide empirical evidence for developing and implementing social integration policies. For the implication of the study, the researcher suggested qualitative research of discrimination and health as a future study, and social policies and services promoting equal opportunities for foreign spouses,
The purpose of this study is to explore the research of mental health published in the medical journal in North Korea recently. To this end, among 11 types of North Korcan medical journals received in South Korea, [Preventive Medicine], [Pediatric/Gynecologyl and [Choseon Medical] were analyzed. The scope of this study was limited to the Kim Jong Un era, considering the mental health-related tasks at hand and inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation in the future. From 2011 to the second half of 2018, there were total of 28 papers on mental health-related subject, and 23 out of them were related to psychological counseling and psychological treatment (82.14%), which mainly included psychological diagnosis and treatment effects, and introduction of psychological health and treatment. The number of mental health publications per year was as followed; one in 2011 and 2012 cach, two in 2013 and 2014 cach, seven in 2015, four in 2016, seven in 2017 and four in 2018. According to an analysis of research methods related to mental health in the North Korean medical journal, they consisted of 14 expository studies (50%), 11 literature research (39.29%), two experimental studies (7.14%), and one statistical DB study (3,57%). Through these exploratory considerations, this study finally presented implications for mental health-related research in the North Korean medial journal and proposed plans for future cooperation in mental health exchanges between South and North Korea,