The Development of Game-based Group Therapy Program on Self-esteem and Peer relationship of Grandchildren Living with Rural Grandparents

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Kim Minkyeong

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The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of self-esteem and peer relationship of rural grandchildren. The current research aims to perform game-based group therapy to those grandchildren in the lower grades of elementary school raised by grandparents in the rural area and identify the effect of the program on their self-esteem and peer relationship. The demographic characteristics and homogeneity between the experimental and the control groups were examined by nonparametric statistical methods, the Mann-Whitney U Test and the Wilcoxon Singed-Rank Test were conducted by SPSS. The results of this study are summarized as follows. A group program is effective in improving the self-esteem and peer relationship. Statistically significant differences were shown in experimental group and control group. This study has significance in terms that it proved the effects of a group program on the growth of grandchildren. This study proved the effects of a group program on the self-esteem and peer relationship of grandchildren living with rural grandparents, and the effects were confirmed by an experimental study.

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Kim Minkyeong. (2021). The Development of Game-based Group Therapy Program on Self-esteem and Peer relationship of Grandchildren Living with Rural Grandparents. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 792 - 798. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/172
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