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Construction of the structural equation model on college adaptation in nursing students
Kim, Youngsun; Seo, Jiyeong;
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to construct a SEM that would further explain the college adaptation for nursing students. Methods: Model construction was based on the variables; mother attachment, self concept, stress, stress of clinical practice, psychological well-being, coping, and college adaptation. The analysis of data was done with both SPSS 20.0 for descriptive statistics and AMOS 20.0 for SEM. Results: The psychological well-being and coping was found to have a significantly direct effect in predicting college adaptation. In addition, mother attachment, self concept, and stress were found to have a significantly direct effect in predicting college adaptation. The final modified model yielded (p <.001), , GFI=.91, AGFI=.86, NFI=.91, PNFI=.73 RMSEA=.07, and CFI=.95. Conclusion: To improve adjustment to college life, it is recommended to have a direct method of developing psychological well-being and coping improvement program to improve mother attachment.
Adaptation;nursing students;structural equation model(SEM);
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