A Comparative Study on the Attitude toward Caring for Alcoholics of Nursing Students according to the Degree of Parents' Drinking Problem

부모의 음주문제정도에 따른 간호대학생의 알코올중독자 돌봄에 대한 태도 차이

  • 김지선 (기독간호대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 권영란 (전남대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.07.14
  • Accepted : 2017.11.08
  • Published : 2017.11.28


Purpose: This study was to investigate the difference of attitude toward caring for alcoholics of nursing college students according to degree of parents' drinking problem. Methods: The subjects of this study were 281 students in the second and fourth grade students in nursing departments of 4 Universities located in G city. Data were analyzed by the mean and standard deviation, t-test. and ANOVA using SPSS 22.0 program.. Results: Parents' problem drinking perceived by the subjects was $3.70({\pm}5.85)$, $1.25({\pm}1.71)$ in the social drinking group(n=225), $8.59({\pm}2.07)$ in the alcohol abuse group(n=29), and alcohol dependence group (n=27) was $18.85({\pm}5.17)$ points. The average attitude toward caring for alcoholics was $45.25({\pm}6.49)$. The attitude toward caring for alcoholics showed a statistically significant difference depending on whether or not-they participated in the nursing practice of alcoholics. The attitude toward caring for alcoholics in nursing college students was negative as the parents' problem drinking was severe. Conclusion: The results of this study can be used as basic data for the development of psychiatric nursing education and counseling program for nursing college students whose parental drinking problems are serious in the future.


Nursing Students;Drinking Problem;Alcoholics;Caring;Attitude


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