S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Dept. of Medicine (의학과) The Seoul Journal of Medicine The Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 17 No.2 (1976)
효자,효녀전에 있어서 효의 정신분석
A Psychoanalytic Study on "Hsiao" (Hliarpiety) in Oriental Legends of Filiar
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 의과대학
- Seoul J Med, Vol.17 No.2, pp. 119-128
- 1. After collecting data of 10 items (sex, age..
marriage history, birth order, socioeconomic condition,
object of filiar piety, situation the child faced,
situation the object faced, behavior of filiar piety
and the results) from 63 oriental legends of filiar
children, and artificially building the image of
typical hero using the most prevalent fact of those
items, the author tried to analyse his personality
aad behavior pattern.
2. The image of typical hero could be described
as "a male individual, born as the only child in a
poor family, in his puberty or young adulthood.
trying to provide a better life for his widowed
healthy mother by sacrificing his own well-being
while he himself has already been suffering from
physical and emotional hardships, and who would
finally get various compensations beyond his original
3. The characteristic of his behavior of filiar
piety could be said as moral masochism, interpreted
as manifesting symptoms of a character neurosis.
and as a disturbance of interpersonalt'mother-child)
relations, a pathological way of loving.