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Predictors of College Life Adjustment among Nursing Students

간호대학생의 대학생활 적응에 영향을 미치는 예측요인

  • Oh, Yun-Jung (Dept. of Nursing, Keimyung College University)
  • 오윤정 (계명문화대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.05.30
  • Accepted : 2017.07.20
  • Published : 2017.07.28

Abstract

This study was to identify the factors influencing college life adjustment and sub-scales of nursing students. Self- report questionnaire surveys were conducted toward 282 freshman nursing students to measure college life adjustment, psychological well-being, emotional intelligence, and self-efficacy. Data were collected from September 22 through October 7, 2016. This study was analyzed using SPSS Win 18.0. The average mean of college life adjustment was 3.36 and academic activity was the highest, followed by individual psychology, social experience, Interpersonal relationship, and career preparation. A correlation of psychological well-being, emotional intelligence, self-efficacy, college life adjustment and sub-scales showed positive correlation. The strongest predictor of college life adjustment was a self-efficacy. And sub-scales, the strongest predictor of academic activity was academic achievement, career preparation was self-efficacy, individual psychology and social experience was emotional intelligence, and Interpersonal relationship was psychological well-being. An intervention program which includes these significant variables of subjects is essential to improve of college life adjustment.

Keywords

Nursing student;College life adjustment;Psychological well-being;Emotional intelligence;Self-efficacy;Predictors

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