The Effect of Menopausal Symptoms & Self Esteem on Depression in Middle Aged Women

중년여성의 갱년기증상과 자아존중감이 우울에 미치는 영향 연구

  • Received : 2020.01.22
  • Accepted : 2020.03.20
  • Published : 2020.03.28


The study was investigate the effect of Climacteric Symptom and Self Esteem on depression in middle woman. A questionnaire was completed by 125 D & S city middle aged womans from January to February 2019. data was analyzed using SPSS/WIN 21.0. In addition descriptive statistics and t-test, ANOVA and Pearson's correlation coefficients and multiple regression were used in the data analysis. Differences in depression according to general characteristics of middle-aged women showed significant difference in economic status and health status instability. The variables affecting depression are Climacteric Symptom(β=.409, p<.001), Self Esteem(β=-.368 p<.001), economic status(β=.067 p=353), health status(β=-.094 p=.174). It should be used in the development of social policy nursing policy for menopausal women by confirming the symptoms of menopausal symptoms and depression in middle-aged women and accepting menopausal period as a turning point of natural life.


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