The Factors related to Happiness among Nursing Students

간호대학생의 행복에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • Received : 2016.01.20
  • Accepted : 2016.04.12
  • Published : 2016.05.31


Purpose: This study explored factors that influence happiness in nursing students. Methods: The participants were 182 nursing students at a university in B city. Data were collected with a structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive analysis, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients, and multiple regression with the SPSS Win 22.0. Results: Happiness in nursing students correlated significantly with resilience (r=.79, p<.001) and self-differentiation (r=.38, p<.001). Resilience, subjective health status, and selection motivation to study nursing explained 69.1% of the variance in happiness. Conclusion: The study shows resilience, subjective health status, and selection motivation to study nursing are important factors for happiness in nursing students. These findings can be utilized to develop strategies for increasing nursing students' happiness.


Nursing students;Happiness;Resilience;Self-concept


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