The Effect of Post-Traumatic Stress on Quality of Life in Industrial Accident Patients: Effect of Recovery Resilience

산재환자의 외상후 스트레스가 삶의 질에 미치는 영향 : 회복탄력성의 효과

  • 한정원 (계명대학교 대학원 간호학과) ;
  • 이병숙 (계명대학교 간호대학)
  • Received : 2018.01.11
  • Accepted : 2018.04.06
  • Published : 2018.04.30


This study was conducted to investigate the effects of post-traumatic stress on the quality of life and effects of resilience in industrial accident patients. Participants in this study were 158 patients in an industrial hospital and general hospital in two metropolitan urban areas. Data were collected from July 1 to September 30, 2017 using self-report questionnaires and analyzed by descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation coefficient, hierarchical regression, and Sobel's test using SPSS 21.0. There were significant negative correlations post-traumatic stress, quality of life, effects of resilience and were significant positive correlations quality of life, effects of resilience. The effects of resilience showed partial mediating effects, but not moderating effects on post-traumatic stress and quality of life. Post-traumatic stress and resilience explained 45% of the effects of industrial accidents on quality of life, post-traumatic stress explained 23% of the effects on quality of life, and the mediating effect of resilience was 22%. Based on the results of this study, it is necessary to develop interventions that improve quality of life by reducing post-traumatic stress and increasing resilience among workers who experience industrial accidents.


Industrial Accidents;Life Quality;Patient;Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders;Psychosocial resilience


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