Social Cohesion; Mental Health; Social Exclusion; Social Conflict; Fairness Perception
This report is an outcome of the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA)’s Social Cohesion Policy Assessment Program (SCPAP). We report on the main characteristics of the Koreans’ psychosocial states, levels of trust, and perceptions of fairness and conflicts, based on the Survey on Social Problems and Social Cohesion, which interviewed a total of 3,839 men and women across Korea using a structured questionnaire.
Ⅰ. Research Background and Purpose 1
Ⅱ. Survey on Social Problems and Social Cohesion: Overview 5
Ⅲ. Main Findings 11 1. Traumatic Experiences and Mental Health 13 2. Material Deprivation and Mental Health 23 3. Socioeconomic Contexts of Conflicts and Mental Health and Effects on Social Cohesion 37 4. Social Anxiety and Social Cohesion 53