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A Study on Variables Associated with Female Nurses' Mothering Stresses
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  • Journal title : Family and Environment Research
  • Volume 53, Issue 6,  2015, pp.595-604
  • Publisher : The Korean Home Economics Association
  • DOI : 10.6115/fer.2015.047
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A Study on Variables Associated with Female Nurses' Mothering Stresses
Park, Hyung Kyung; Moon, Hyuk Jun;
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This study analyzes child variables (child's temperament and child's depression) and parent variables (spouse support, social support, and job satisfaction) associated with married nurse parenting stress and provides data that can assist institutional support mechanisms. The research targeted 232 nurses at five general hospitals in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do, Jeolla-do, Chungcheong-do with elementary children. Data were analyzed using t-test, Pearson correlation analysis, and hierarchical regression analysis. The results of the study were as follows. First, there were significant correlations in parenting age, child number and parenting stress for mothers. Second, married nurses with high sociality of temperament, low sensitivity of temperament, and high activity of temperament child as well as married nurses with spouse support, social support, job satisfaction saw a reduction in high levels of parenting stress. Third, the results of this study showed that child depression, sensitivity of temperament, spouse support, and job satisfaction were factors to understand married nurses parenting stress. Child depression was an important factor to understand married nurses parenting stress. The results indicated variables affecting parenting stress of married nurses and suggested directions for the social welfare system.
child's depression;spouse support;social support;parenting stress;
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