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Factors Influencing Type D Personality of Female Undergraduate Students Majoring in Nursing

간호학전공 여대생의 D유형 성격에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • 노준희 (우석대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 임은주 (중앙대학교 적십자간호대학) ;
  • 정용선 (동신대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2013.08.16
  • Accepted : 2013.12.05
  • Published : 2013.12.31

Abstract

The aim of this study was to clarify the variables influencing the Type D personality of female university students majoring in nursing. The subjects were 353 female students attending a nursing college, and multiple regression analysis was performed using the PASW 18.0 program. The distribution of Type D personality in the subjects was 34.8%. The factors influencing the Type D personality included the support of family and friends, satisfaction with their major, self-esteem, life stress, and resilience. The factor with the greatest influence among the variables was life stress, and the explanatory power of this model was 36.3%. Intervention programs should be developed to reduce the level of Type D personality among nursing college students to provide them with the appropriate expertise as prospective nurses.

Keywords

Nursing student;Personality;Resilience;Stress

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 우석대학교

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