Relationship Between Spiritual Health and Depression of Patients with Hematologic Malignancy

혈액 암 환자의 영적건강과 우울의 관계연구

  • Published : 2007.02.28


Purpose: This study was designed to identify the relationship between spiritual health and depression with the hematological malignancies patients in an isolated room. Method: The obtained data were analyzed using SPSS Win 12.0. For the statistical anayses, Pearson correlation coefficients, multiple linear regression analysis, t-test and ANOVA were calculated. Results: The mean scores of the status of spiritual health, depression were 111.62 and 29.78, respectively. The score of spiritual health was significant differences by the faith (F=19.65, p=0.000). Depression score was significant differences by age (F=4.561, p=0.002) and spiritual state (F=4.843, p=0.004). Spiritual health and depression was moderately correlated (r=-.681, p=.000). Conclusion: From the above results, oncology nurse should consider spiritual health and depression when caring patients with hematological malignancies.