Factors Affecting the Life Satisfaction of the Mentally Ill People in Mental Care Facilities

시설거주 정신장애인의 삶의 만족에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • Received : 2015.01.09
  • Accepted : 2015.03.20
  • Published : 2015.03.28


The purpose of this study was to identify the factors affecting the life satisfaction of the mentally ill people in mental care facilities. The data were collected by a self-reported questionnaire form 215 mentally ill people in mental care facilities from July 1 to 28, 2014. The instruments for this study were depression, self-esteem, social support, insight and life satisfaction. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and hierarchial multiple linear regression with the SPSS/WIN 18.0 program. According to results, the significant factors influencing life satisfaction were social support (${\beta}=.518$, p=.000), go out (${\beta}=.155$, p=.001), self-esteem (${\beta}=.155$, p=.013), depression (${\beta}=-.147$, p=.015), gender (${\beta}=-.125$, p=.011). The study reveals that it is necessary to develop a program that increases social support and self-esteem and decreases depression.


Supported by : 공주대학교


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