A phenomenological convergence study on the experience of middle-aged men menopause

중년 남성의 갱년기 경험에 관한 현상학적 융합 연구

  • Jeon, Hye-Won (Department of Nursing, Kkottongnae University) ;
  • Kim, Sun-Ae (Department of Nursing, Kkottongnae University)
  • 전혜원 (꽃동네대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김선애 (꽃동네대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.08.23
  • Accepted : 2017.09.11
  • Published : 2017.09.28


The purpose of this study was to understand the meaning of menopausal age experienced by middle-aged men and to understand the nature of menopause perceive. Data were collected using the qualitative research method and Colaizzi's method was used to analyze. The results of the study showed that six categories and 19 themes and 44 themes of Physical changes, Psychological changes, Changes of work performance, Positive changes, Climacteric perception, Overcoming menopause The results of this study are expected to use basic data for the development and application of nursing intervention program from a future perspective.

본 연구의 목적은 중년 남성이 경험한 갱년기의 의미를 파악하고 그들이 인식하는 갱년기의 어떠한지 본질을 이해하고 탐색하고자 하는 것이다. 자료조사는 질적 연구방법 중 현상학적 방법을 이용하였으며 40대와 50대의 남성을 대상으로 하여 수집한 자료로서 Colaizzi의 분석방법을 활용하였다. 연구 결과 중년 남성이 경험한 갱년기는 신체적 변화, 심리적 변화, 업무 수행 능력의 변화, 긍정적 변화, 갱년기 인식의 계기, 갱년기를 극복함의 6개의 범주와 19개의 주제모음, 44개의 주제로 도출되었다. 본 연구의 결과들은 향후 융합적 관점에서 간호중재 프로그램의 개발과 적용의 기초자료 활용이 기대된다.


Supported by : 꽃동네대학교


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