Type of Coping with Stress of Nursing Students

간호학과 학생의 스트레스 대처 양상

  • Received : 2014.06.06
  • Accepted : 2014.09.03
  • Published : 2014.09.30


This study designed to know subjective structure about type of coping with stress of nursing students using Q-methodology. The statement positions on the sorting continuum were scored from +4(representing the highest level of agreement) through 0(at the neutral position on the continuum) through -4(representing the highest level of disagreement). Factor analysis of the data was undertaken using PC QUANL software to determine if any patterns were discernible. The four types extracted eigenvalues greater than 1.0 and explained approximately 52.14% of the variation in responses(31.73, 10.13, 5.73 and 4.65% respectively).: (1) Positive resolve type, (2) Ignore problem type, (3) Self resolution type and (4) Conversation type. The study results can be utilized in both an effective nursing education and clinical practice.


Stress;Coping;Nursing Students;Q methodology;Subjectivity study


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