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The Effects of Strength Note Program on Mental Health of University Students in Convergence Age

강점노트 프로그램이 융복합시대 대학생의 정신건강에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Ye-Jong (Dept. of Social Welfare, Gimcheon University) ;
  • Park, Sung-Joo (Dept. of Counseling Psychology, Gimcheon University)
  • 이예종 (김천대학교 사회복지학과) ;
  • 박성주 (김천대학교 상담심리학과)
  • Received : 2015.05.18
  • Accepted : 2015.07.20
  • Published : 2015.07.28

Abstract

This study aims to verify the effect of the strength note program by comparing and analyzing the effect of the strength note program on self-esteem and self-efficacy of university students in Convergence Age. This study targeted 70 male and female university students in G area and the subjects were asked to find their and other people's positive characteristics or strengths once a week and record them. For analysis of the collected data, frequency and percentage analysis and paired-t-test were conducted using SPSS WIN 20.0. As the result, the strength note program significantly influenced the improvement in self-esteem and self-efficacy of university students. This result demonstrates the necessity of the strength note program for improving self-esteem and self-efficacy of university students. Therefore, there is a need to provide a specific and systematic strength note program to help university students get over diverse problems. It is considered that this will help mental health, academic achievement and career search of university students and contribute to the enhancement in happiness and the quality of life. Also it will be the basis for future longitudinal studies through interdisciplinary convergency research.

Keywords

Strength Note;Self-Esteem;Self-Efficacy;University Student;Mental Health;Convergence Age

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 김천대학교

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