The Effect of Self-Efficacy and Positive Thinking on Subjective Happiness of Nursing Students

자기효능감, 긍정적 사고가 간호대학생의 주관적 행복감에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Su-Ol (Dept. of Nursing, Gwangju University)
  • Received : 2017.11.02
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


The purposes of this study was to evaluate the effect of self-fficacy and positive thinking on subjective happiness of nursing students. In this study, 265 data was collected from nursing students of D-city in South Korea from April 4 to 22, 2016. Collected data was analyzed using the SPSS 21.0 Statistics Program. with descriptive statisticsm, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple regression using SPSS WIN 21.0 program. There were significant predictors of subjective happiness for nursing students were self efficacy (${\beta}=.023$, p<.01), positive thinking (${\beta}=.610$, p<.001), explaining 48.7% of the variance in subjective happiness. The most important predictors of subjective happiness for nursing students were positive thinking. These findings can be utilized to development of strategies for increasing subjective happiness of nursing students. We suggested a follow-up study that explains the subjective happiness of nursing students by expanding students number.


Supported by : 광주대학교


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