Nursing Student's Perceptions of Barriers on Sexuality : Sexuality Attitudes and Beliefs Survey

간호학생이 인지하는 성(Sexuality)건강 간호 장애 요인 : 성 태도와 신념에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2014.04.13
  • Accepted : 2014.06.20
  • Published : 2014.06.28


The purpose of this study was to identify and describe attitudes and beliefs that might act as barriers to addressing patient sexuality concerns and to determine the extent to which these attitudes and beliefs are influenced by personal factors such as age, gender, education. The Sexuality Attitudes and Beliefs Survey was used to assess nursing students(N=214). Important barriers to addressing patient sexuality reported by the majority of the students included not making time to address the concerns (86.9%) and Feeling confident in ability to address patients' sexual concerns(76.2%). A statistically significant difference was found in scores based on sex(p=0.03) and religion(p=0.02). Results of this study have implications for educational programs in dealing with patient sexuality.


Sexuality;Attitude;Belief;Nursing student;Sexual health


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