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Effects of Body Image Satisfaction and Interpersonal Relationship on Depression Among Nursing Students in Korea
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Effects of Body Image Satisfaction and Interpersonal Relationship on Depression Among Nursing Students in Korea
Kim, Yun-Kyung; Cha, Nam-Hyun;
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This study examined the influencing factors of depression on the physical appearance satisfaction and the trends of personal relationships in Korean nursing college students. A total of 247 subjects between 17 and 27 years of age were selected through random sampling. Data were collected using a self-reported questionnaire from November 1, 2012 to March 30, 2013. The depression acceptance differed significantly according to rank between siblings, religion, school record, socioeconomic status, cohabitation, and stress resolving methods. There was a positive correlation between depression and the appearance satisfaction and the trends of personal relationship. 26.8% variance in depression was explained by the appearance, socioeconomic status, sympathy-acceptance, resistance-mistrust, body figure, and cohabitation. These findings may be useful for understanding depression in nursing college students and developing more specific personal interrelationship and depression programs.
Depression;Interpersonal relationship;Personal satisfaction;
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