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Correlates of Social Support, Family Function, and Conditions of Home Care Nursing in Family Caregivers (가정간호대상자 가족의 사회적 지지와 가족기능, 가정간호 특성 간의 관계)

  • Seo, Jun-Young;Kim, Gwang-Suk;Lee, Hyeon-Kyeong;Kim, Hae-Young;Shin, Hye-Sun;Park, Jong-Mi
    • Journal of Korean Academic Society of Home Health Care Nursing
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    • v.19 no.1
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    • pp.63-73
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    • 2012
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the factors related to the social support, family and friend support as well as home care nurse support, in family caregivers of patients with home care service. Method: The participants were 111 family caregivers of patient, who were receiving home care services from home health care centers of 3 different general hospitals located in Seoul. The data was collected, using self-administered questionnaires. Result: The level of family and friend support varied significantly according to patients' mental status, period of home care nursing, frequency of home care service, caregiver's education level, family income, and family functioning level. On the other hand, home care nurse support varied significantly according to patients' mental status, caregiver's age, existence of interchangeable family caregivers, and family functioning level. There was a significantly positive correlation between the social support the family caregivers' perceived and family function while there was a negative correlation between family and friend support and the period of home care service. Conclusion: Thus, the establishment of nursing interventional program, with understanding of their social support, is needed for both patients and their caregivers.

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The Effects of Family Stress on Depression in Married, Middle-aged Women : The Moderating Effects of Family Strength and Support (가족스트레스가 중년기 기혼여성의 우울에 미치는 영향 : 가족건강성과 가족지지의 조절효과)

  • Lee, Seo-Yeong
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.20 no.1
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    • pp.141-158
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    • 2016
  • The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of family stress on instances of depression in married, middle-aged women; more specifically, this study examined the moderating effects family strength and support have on depression in middle-aged women. Three hundred women from 40 to 60 years of aged, all of whom resided in Gyeonggi-do, participated in this study. For the final analysis, 249 self-reported questionnaires were used. Descriptive statistics, correlative analysis, and multiple regression analysis were conducted using SPSS ver. 21.0. The major results of this study were as follows. First, the mean scores of family strengths and family support were higher than the median scores. The mean level of depression was lower than the median of depression frequency, while the mean for the family stress scores was the same as the median. Second, depressions frequency was influenced by family type, health status, and average income. There was a positive correlation between depression and family stress. Third, family support had a moderating effect on depression. Family strength did not seem to have the same moderating effect, while there did seem to be a moderating effect of instrumental support from families on the relationship between family stress and depression. In conclusion, to decrease the frequency of depression in married, middle-aged women', it may be necessary to increase family support, and it seems to be especially necessary to increase the amount of instrumental support from families.

Successful Ageing among the Elderly : Influence of Support from Family and Friends (노인의 성공적 노화에 영향을 미치는 요인: 가족지지와 친구지지를 중심으로)

  • You, Yong-Mi;Kim, Sunghee
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.23 no.1
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    • pp.1-16
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    • 2019
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate the actual conditions of successful ageing and the influencing factors focusing on social support from family and friends to improve elderly's quality of life. The 300 respondents, all participants in programs at facilities for the elderly, were interviewed via a questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed using SPSS 23.0. The results are as follows. First, the average score for successful ageing among the participants was above average. Second, the level of successful ageing varied according to income and religion. Third, the common variables affecting active or emotionally successful ageing were support from friends, subjective health conditions, and gender. It is suggested that the community should be informed of the importance of support from family through educational programs, as the elderly still want the support of family despite family's reduced role.

A Study on PR and facilities for the Healthy Family Support Center (건강가정지원센터 홍보 및 시설에 관한 연구)

  • Chang Jin-Kyung;Oh Jea-Eun;Han Eun-Joo;Ryu Jin-A;Won So-Yean
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.10 no.2
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    • pp.127-149
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    • 2006
  • The purpose of this study was to survey actual condition of a municipal Healthy family Support Center(HFSC) for establishing. 46 subjects were surveyed with a questionnaire about PR and facilities of Healthy Family Support Center. For this study, not only a survey was collected 46 subjects bust also a spot inspection was executed to 8 municipal Healthy Family Support Centers. This study revealed following results: first, the mass media(TV, news paper), internet home page, pamphlet are effective medium. Management of PR activities in the HFSC is consider as one of the main factor to decide development and survival in social community. Therefore HFSC should search fur various method and system of PR. Secondly, the size and facilities of HFSC should be designed according to the specific characteristics of HFSC equipped with office-room, conference room, lecture hall, general/special counseling room, group classroom. Results from this study might be contributed to operate a municipal Healthy Family Support Center in the near future.

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The Effect of Burnout in Non-profit Organization Worker's on Organizational Effectiveness -A Focus on the Healthy Family Support Center and Multicultural Family Support Center (비영리기관 종사자의 소진이 조직효과성에 미치는 영향 - 건강가정지원센터와 다문화가족지원센터를 중심으로)

  • Seo, Jong Soo;Cho, Hee Keum
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.19 no.4
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    • pp.163-181
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    • 2015
  • This study focused on the Healthy Family Support Center and Multicultural Family Support Center, which supervise the main field of family resource management with institutional household factors. Our research objective was to present datas demonstrating an improvement in the organizational effectiveness of the Multicultural Family Support Center. The burn out average of employees working for the non-profit organization was 2.45, emotional burnout was 2.87, achievement was 2.43, and dehumanization was 2.06. The effectiveness average of the nonprofit organization was 3.56, profitability was 3.65, job satisfaction was 3.58, and organizational commitment was 3.45. The generic characters that caused burnout were age, information, and professionalism in research. The generic characters and burnout that affected the organizational effectiveness included a lack of accomplishment, and emotional exhaustion, and depersonalization, lack of information and professionalism, lack of external resources in that order. The purpose of this research was to determine the effects of burnout in order to prevent job changes and to provide basic data for the improvement of organizational effectiveness.

Effects of Family Stress on Social Adaptation of Autistic Children - Moderating Effects of Family Resilience and Social Support - (가족스트레스가 자폐성 장애아동의 사회적응에 미치는 영향 - 가족탄력성과 사회적 지지의 조절효과 검증 -)

  • Lee, Ju-Hee;Jung, Hyun-Ju
    • Korean Journal of Child Studies
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    • v.30 no.4
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    • pp.15-31
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    • 2009
  • This study examined relationships between the stress of families with autistic children, the social adaptation of autistic children and whether this relationship is moderated by family resilience and social support. The subjects were mothers of autistic children attending a special school for children with autistic disorder. Survey tools measured family stress, social support, and social adaptation. Family Resilience was measured by family hardiness, family coherence, family communication, problem-solving, and management strategy. Results showed that higher degree of family stress resulted in lower degree of adaptation in families of autistic children. The effectiveness of family resilience and social support as moderators between family stress and adaptation of families with autistic children was confirmed.

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The Influence of Family Support on the Activities of Daily Living & Quality of Life among the Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (류마티스 관절염 환자가 받는 가족지지 정도에 따른 일상활동과 삶의 질 차이)

  • Park, Sun-Young;Park, Jeong-Sook
    • Journal of muscle and joint health
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    • v.7 no.1
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    • pp.63-76
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    • 2000
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the difference in the level of ADL & QOL by family support in the patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The subjects of the study consisted of fifty-six outpatients with rheumatoid arthritis at a university hospital in Taegu. The instrument used in this study were the family support scale developed by Kang(1984), the ADL scale by Katz et al.(1970) and Barthel(1973), the QOL scale developed by Jo(1993). Data was analysed using descriptive statistics, Pearson Correlation, Chi-square, ANOVA with SPSS program. The major findings are as follows : 1. There was not significant differences in the level of ADL by family support in the patients with rheumatoid arthritis(F=.436, p=.649). 2. There was significant differences in the level of QOL by family support in the patients with rheumatoid arthritis(F=3.782, p=.029). This study showed that the higher level of family support contributed to the better level of QOL in the patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It is recommended to promote the level of family support of rheumatoid arthritis patients with low family support QOL.

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A Study on the Impacts of Stroke Patients Disease-Related Characteristics on Depression and Family Support.

  • Kim, Jeong-Wook;Park, Min-Chull
    • The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy
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    • v.29 no.2
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    • pp.62-68
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    • 2017
  • Purpose: This study was conducted to identify the impacts of stroke patients' general and disease-related properties on depression and family support. Methods: Subjects consisted of 79 persons who were diagnosed with cerebral hemorrhage and cerebral infarction and met the criteria for selection. The Korean version of Beck depression inventory (BDI) and a revision of the family support developed by Cobb were used. Frequency analysis of the subjects' general and medical history properties was conducted, and one way ANOVA was utilized to evaluate the degree of depression and family support with respect to the properties. Pearson's correlation coefficient was conducted to investigate the degree of depression and family support. Results: Participants showed no significant difference in depression based on the subjects' general and disease-related properties (p>0.05), although there were significant differences in family support based on marital status, hobbies and the medical expenses payers (p<0.05). The correlation between family support and depression was r=-0.491 (p<0.01). Conclusion: Through the results of this study, it was found that general and disease-related properties would not have any impact on depression while they would affect family support.

Perceived Family Support and Quality of Life Patients with Cancer (암 환자가 지각한 가족지지와 삶의 질)

  • Kim, Kyung-Hae;Chung, Bok-Yae;Kim, Kyung-Duck;Byun, Hye-Sun
    • Asian Oncology Nursing
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    • v.9 no.1
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    • pp.52-59
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    • 2009
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate perceived family support and quality of life in patients with cancer. Method: Data were collected from 83 cancer patients in the 3 cities of Korea. Family support was measured using the Tae's Family Support Scale and quality of life was measured using Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G). Results: The mean scores of family support and quality of life were 30.48 and 53.04 respectively. Family support was significantly different according to marital status, education level, income, living together, helper, type of treatment, and weight change. Quality of life was significantly different according to the purpose of treatment, weight change, performance status, exercise, and sleep. There was a positive correlation between family support and quality of life (r=0.499, p<0.000). Conclusion: The study results underscore the importance of family support in improving the quality of life of patients with cancer.

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A Study on the Relationship among Family Support, Morale, and Quality of Life in the Elderly (노인이 지각한 가족지지, 사기 및 삶의 질과의 관계연구)

  • Kim, Kwuy Bun;Choi, Jae Eun;Sok, So Hyune
    • Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
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    • v.19 no.4
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    • pp.517-526
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    • 2007
  • Purpose: This study examined the correlations among family support, morale, and quality of life in the elderly. Methods: Descriptive correlational study design was used. The subjects were 131 elderly people 65 and older who have lived in Seoul and other three cities. The data were analyzed with mean, SD, t-test, ANOVA, and pearson's correlation by using the SPSS 11.0 program. Results: First, the mean of family support was 3.71, morale 3.25, and quality of life 3.02 respectively. Second, the correlation between quality of life and family support was statistically significant(r=.264, p=.00), the correlation between quality of life and morale was also statistically significant(r=.484, p=.00), and the correlation between family support and morale was also statistically significant(r=.430, p=.00). Conclusion: Family support for the elderly in the study was confirmed as the primary important concept which can positively maintain and promote the quality of their life. Also, the correlation between morale and family support was verified as significant. Further study is needed to develop a nursing intervention program for morale improvement with a network of family support with their children, ultimately for quality of life among the elderly.

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