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Moderating Effect of Family Support on the Relationship between Parenting Stress on Depression of Immigrant Women

  • Park, Ok-Im;Moon, Hee
    • Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing
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    • v.17 no.5
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    • pp.447-453
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    • 2011
  • Purpose: The purpose of this research was to identify levels of parenting stress, depression and family support of immigrant women and to investigate the moderating effect of family support on the relationship between parenting stress and depression of immigrant women. Methods: The research was carried out with 86 immigrant women who were registered in multi-cultural support centers and receiving education in three cities South Jeolla Province. Data were collected using structured questionnaires and analyzed using descriptive statistics, correlation analysis and hierarchical regression analysis with SPSS/WIN 17.0. Results: The level of parenting stress perceived by the immigrant women was moderate and the level of depression was slightly high. The level of family support as perceived by the wives was slightly high as well. There was a positive correlation between depression and parenting stress but no correlation with family support. Effects of parenting stress on depression were moderated by family support. Conclusion: Results indicate that family support provided to immigrant women moderated effects of parenting stress on depression. Accordingly, as family support is critical to immigrant women, education and other programs need to be provided to promote understanding of family support as a help for immigrant women.

A Study of Programs for Single-parent Families in a Family Support Centers (건강가정지원센터 내 한부모가정 관련 사업 현황과 개선방향에 관한 연구)

  • Park, Jeong-Yun
    • Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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    • v.28 no.3
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    • pp.167-178
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    • 2010
  • The purpose of this study was to analyze the healthy family education, healthy family counseling, a healthy family culture, and healthy families integrated programs for single parent families in family support centers, The data collected came from 59 family support centers located in Seoul and Kyunggi-Do, Korea. Subjects included both single parents and their children. The children were of elementary school age. The types of programs were education, counseling, culture, and integrated program. Education programs were process separately for the parents and for the children. Counseling programs were mostly group-type program that aimed at improving the parent-children relationship. The contents included sections on anger management, reducing stress, enriching self-esteem. The culture programs involved experiences, camps that included cooking, watching movies, similar activities. Integrated programs involved respite support, rearing support, mentor-mentee partnerships, and the formation of self-help groups.

Analysis on the Importance and Satisfaction of Family Support Service for Families with Developmental Disabilities (발달장애인 가족지원 서비스에 대한 중요도-만족도 분석)

  • Kim, Sam-Sup
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.9 no.2
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    • pp.155-164
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    • 2019
  • In this study, 284 families of people with developmental disabilities responded to a survey about the importance of family support services and their recognition level of satisfaction. First, there was a statistically significant difference in the level of importance-satisfaction recognition of family support services for the people with developmental disabilities. Second, the recognition level of the importance of family support services of the people with developmental disabilities was in the order of support for parenting, support for physical and material wellbeing, support for family interaction. Third, satisfaction of family support services of the people with developmental disabilities was in the order of support for parenting activities, support for family interaction, support for emotional wellbeing. Fourth, we proposed the maintenance of the status quo, improvement efforts, and the need for mid-and long-term strategy by analyzing the characteristics of the importance-satisfaction quadrant. The results of this study are expected to be useful as basic data for improvement of family support services for the people with developmental disabilities.

The Relationships among Internal-External Locus of Control, Perceived Family Support, Family Cohesion & Adaptability, and Children′s Social Behaviors (내외통제성, 가족의 지지, 가족의 응집 및 적응성과 아동의 사회적 행동간의 관계)

  • 김애경
    • Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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    • v.19 no.6
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    • pp.185-196
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    • 2001
  • The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships among the internal locus of control, perceived family support, family cohesion, family adaptability, and children's social behaviors. The subjects were 285 6th and 8th grade students and their homeroom teachers. A questionnaire was used as survey method. Data were analyzed by Pearson's correlation, t-test, ANOVA, Duncan post test. and multiple regression. The results are as follows: First, internal locus of control was positively related to social competence and negatively related to antisocial behavior. Perceived family support, family cohesion and adaptability were positively related to social competence and negatively related to antisocial behavior. Second, girls were higher internal locus of control, family cohesion, family adaptability and social competence and lower in antisocial behavior than boys. The 8th graders had lower scores than 6th graders in perceived family support, family cohesion, family adaptability and social competence and higher level of antisocial behavior. Third, perceived family support and family adaptability impacted social competence in girls, and grade impacted social competence in boys. Grade, perceived family support and locus of control had significant effects on the antisocial behavior in boys, and perceived family support impacted antisocial behavior in girls.

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Factors Influencing Family Functioning of Couples with Breast Cancer in the Middle Adaptation Stage: Trajectory of Chronic Illness (유방암 생존자 가족의 가족기능에 영향을 미치는 요인)

  • Yong, Jin-Sun;Seo, Im-Sun
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.21 no.6
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    • pp.666-677
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    • 2009
  • Purpose: This study was to test a theoretical model examining the relationships among social support, illness demands, marital adjustment, family coping and family functioning in couples more than three years after breast cancer diagnosis. Methods: A causal modeling methodology was used to test the specified relationships in the recursive theoretical model. A total of 60 couples with breast cancer were recruited from January to April 2005. Five standardized questionnaires were used to measure the theoretical concepts: social support (ISSB), illness demands (DOII), marital adjustment (DAS), family coping (F-COPES), and family functioning (FACESII). Results: Path analysis results from the wives and the husbands revealed different patterns. Three hypotheses were supported in the wife model as predicted: social support and family coping, family coping and family functioning, and social support and marital adjustment (trend). Five hypotheses were supported in the husband model as predicted: social support and illness demands, also social support and marital adjustment, illness demands and marital adjustment, marital adjustment and family coping, and family coping and family functioning. Conclusion: This study provides valuable information for developing various interventions with social support for improving family functioning of breast cancer couples in the middle adaption stage (more than three years after diagnosis).

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Family Life Events, Social Support, Support from Children, and Life Satisfaction of the Low-Income Female Earners (저소득층 여성가장의 가족생활사건, 사회적 지원, 자녀의 지원과 생활만족도)

  • 이재림;옥선화
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.39 no.5
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    • pp.49-63
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    • 2001
  • This study was on low-income female earners, and focused on family life events, social support, and support from children which low-income female easers had experienced. It also examined how family life events, social support, and support from the children affected the level of life satisfaction of the low-income age in the Seoul metropolitan area. The analysis of the data showed the following results: 1. The low-income female roamers experienced finance and business strains more than other family life events. The significant family life events that affected their life satisfaction were intra-family strains, finance and business stains, and illness and family care stains. 2. The level of social support was average. The low-income female earners reported that their relatives had provided the largest amount of support among their social network; however, only support from their friends affected their life satisfaction. Emotional support was the common support type which low-income female easers had received. 3. The perceived level of support from children was high, and it was the most significant variable that affected the life satisfaction of the low-income female eamers.

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Relationship between Perceived Family Support and Quality of Life in Hospitalized Patients with Terminal Cancer (입원 말기암 환자가 지각한 가족지지와 삶의 질의 관계)

  • Ju, Myoung-Jean;Sohn, Sue-Kyung
    • Asian Oncology Nursing
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    • v.8 no.1
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    • pp.32-39
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    • 2008
  • Purpose: This study was to identify the relationship between perceived family support and quality of life in hospitalized patient with terminal cancer. Method: Study subjects were 104 patients with terminal cancer who were hospitalized and treated at K university hospital, in Busan. Perceived family support and quality of life were measured using the Kang's Revised Family Support Scale and Youn's Quality of Life scale for terminal patients. Results: 1) The mean score of perceived family support was $4.23{\pm}0.61$. The mean score of quality of life was $5.83{\pm}1.37$. 2) The perceived family support was significantly different with primary care giver, food type, medical period after diagnosis. 3) The levels of quality of life was significantly different by number of children, effect of religion on the one' life, perceived state of disease and pain. 4) There was moderate positive correlation between perceived family support and quality of life. Conclusions: Increase in perceived family support was associated with increase in quality of life in hospitalized patients with terminal cancer. It is necessary that the development of nursing education program for family which help to support the patient with terminal cancer for increasing the quality of life of patient with terminal cancer.

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Burden, Social Support and Quality of Life of the Family Caregiver's of Hemodialysis Patients (혈액투석환자 가족의 부담감, 사회적 지지 및 삶의 질)

  • Yoon, Su Kyung;Tak, Young Ran
    • Journal of Korean Clinical Nursing Research
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    • v.20 no.3
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    • pp.395-405
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    • 2014
  • Purpose: This study was a descriptive correlation research designed to provide basic data on family nursing interventions by examining burden, social support and quality of life for family caregivers of patients on hemodialysis. Methods: Data were collected from 132 family caregivers of patients on hemodialysis and analyzed using frequency analysis, correlation analysis, independent samples t-test method, one-way ANOVA and post-hoc analysis of $Scheff{\grave{e}}$, and multiple regression analysis. Results: Burden for family caregivers of patients on hemodialysis was 3.03, social support, 4.77, and quality of life, 3.26. Burden showed a negative correlation with social support (r=-.34, p<.001), and with quality of life (r=-.54, p<.001). There was a positive correlation between social support and quality of life (r=.54, p<.001). Factors predicting quality of life for family caregivers, were a significant and positive effect from social support (t=5.72, p<.001) and a negative effect from family burden (t=-5.62, p<.001). Conclusion: Results of the study indicate that burden of these family caregivers can be reduced by social support which plays an important role in improving quality of life. A nursing intervention program which goes beyond simply caring for patients and includes assessment of family burden and support for overall family caretaking needs to be developed.

A Study on the Correlation among Family Life Events Stress, Family Functioning and Social Support of the Wives who Reside in Some Area (일 지역 주부의 가족 생활사건 스트레스, 가족기능 및 사회적 지지의 관계)

  • Kwon, Su-Ja
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.12 no.3
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    • pp.696-704
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    • 2001
  • Purpose: This study was to investigate the family life events stress and family functioning and social support of wives, and to find out the correlation among these variables. Method: The subjects were 263 wives who participated voluntarily in the questionnaire. The instrument used in this study comprised family life events stress, family functioning and social support instruments, and the data were collected from Sep.10 to Sep. 29 with self-administered questionnaires. We analyzed the data using descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation, t-test and ANOVA with SPSS win. Results: 1) The mean score of family life events stress was 25.8, family functioning was 47.2, and social support was 43.4(4 point scale), 2) The rate of correlation between family life events stress and family functioning was (r=-.18), that between family life events stress and social support was (r=-.26), and that between family functioning and social support was (r=0.46). 3) The mean score of family life events stress by general characteristics was significant in age, religion and family type. The mean score of family functioning by general characteristics was significant in education. The mean score of social support by general characteristics was not significant. Conclusion: Considering the results above, we can recognize that there are close relations among family life events stress, family functioning and social support. Although the correlation coefficient is somewhat different, these three variables are very significant for wives.

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A study on the Policy Suggestion for Re-establishment of Health Family Support Centers - focused to Gyeonggi-do - (건강가정지원센터 위상 재정립을 위한 정책 제안 연구 -경기도를 중심으로-)

  • Kim, Sung-Hee;Yang, Jung-Sun
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.15 no.4
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    • pp.43-64
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    • 2011
  • This study suggests policies to rearrange the status of Health Family Support Centers, targeting hands-on workers and centering on collected problems and improvements. To attain this aim, the study rearranged the materials investigated in 2009. On this basis, the study suggests the following policies. First, Health Family Support Centers changed into Korean Institute Healthy family which could prepare a means for opinion convergence through base organizations. Thus, it is necessary to establish a Gyeonggi-do wide area Health Family Support Center. Second, space and human resource arrangement, suitable to business, are necessary, and so are stable, secure finances. Third, urban areas, agricultural villages, and fishing villages are distributed across Gyeonggi-do. Thus, the development of specialized business, suitable to Gyeonggi-do, is necessary. Consequently, this study suggests executing obligatory family education (education for engaged couples, education for parents). Fourth, case management models, unique to Health Family Support Centers, have to be developed, as well as unified services related to education, counseling, and cultural businesses. Fifth, the Health Family Support Center has to secure its own status as a hub organization of inter-regional family businesses, has to strengthen its organizational identity, and has to promote suitable business development.

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