The purpose of this thesis is to analyse the main reasons of stress in South
Korean adolescents, to introduce three stages of stress, and to explore some
effective solutions to the stress.
The main method of this study is to choose the content of reference books
and to introduce some cases of counseling simultaneously.
The major content for this study to deal with consists of four main reasons
of stress and the items are as follows. First, too much schoolwork. Secondly,
physical disease. Third, family problem between adolescents and their parents.
Fourthly, internet addiction of South Korean adolescents in the 21st century.
The content of each chapter is as follows. The first chapter deals with the
definition and stage of stress. The second chapter consists of four main reasons
of stress in Korean adolescents: too much schoolwork, physical disease, family
conflict and internet addiction. The third chapter deals with the issue of stress
diagnosis. The final chapter makes a presentation some effective solutions to
the stress in the center of counselor’s role.
In relation to the issue of adolescence growth, Luke 2:52 says as follows:
Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men. Growth can
accompany crisis and stress but we need to remember this thing as well: adolescents
will be able to grow even through various stress.