Perception and Ways of Coping with Stress of Sasangin

사상체질별 스트레스인지와 대처방법

  • Yoo, Jung-Hee (Department of Sasang Constitutional Medicine, KyungHee University) ;
  • Lee, Hyang-Yeon (Department of Nursing, KyungHee University) ;
  • Lee, Eui-Ju (Department of Sasang Constitutional Medicine, KyungHee University)
  • 유정희 (경희대학교 한의과대학원(사상체질의학전공)) ;
  • 이향련 (경희대학교 간호과학대학) ;
  • 이의주 (경희대학교 한의과대학 사상체질과)
  • Received : 2002.07.08
  • Accepted : 2003.06.05
  • Published : 2003.06.30


Purpose: This study was founded to identify perception and ways of coping with stress according to classification of Sasangin(4 constitutions). Method: The subjects were 258 regular students who majored in oriental medicine in Jechon and Seoul. Data was collected by 3 types of questionnaires for 3 months; Perceived stess, ways of coping, Questionnaires of Sasang Constitution Classification (QSCCII). Data analysis was conducted by SPSS version 10. Result: 1) Difference of perceived stress in Sasangin: Perceived stress by the Sasangin indicated that Soeumin perceived more stress than Soyangin and Taeumin(P=.013). 2) Different method in coping with stress of Sasangin: It was found that Soeumin didn't make use of emotional coping way according to the analysis(P=.040). 3) Relationship between ways of coping for stress and perceived stress in Sasangin: It was shown that as Soeumin perceived stress so higher than Soyangin and Taeumin, they tended to use the solving problem-method therefore it was shown to have a negative correlation(P=.044). Conclusion: In conclusion, it was found that there were differences of Sasangin in perceived stress and ways to cope with it. The dose relationship between the perception and coping method of stress was found.