The Convergence Relationship on Emotional labor, Resilience, and Clinical practice stress in dental hygiene students

치위생과 학생들의 감정노동, 회복탄력성 및 임상실습 스트레스와의 융합적 관계

  • Lee, Mi-Ra (Department of Dental Hygiene, Baekseok Culture University)
  • 이미라 (백석문화대학교 치위생과)
  • Received : 2021.01.12
  • Accepted : 2021.02.20
  • Published : 2021.02.28


This study identified the correlation between emotional labor, resilience, and clinical practice stress in dental hygiene students and investigated the factors affecting clinical practice stress. The data collection was conducted on 165 students of Chungcheong Province who experienced clinical practice. Data were analyzed using the SPSS 18.0 statistics program. Significant negative correlation was found between emotional labor and resilience (r=-.257). And Significant positive correlation was found between clinical practice stress and emotional labor (r=.426). Factors related to clinical practice stress were emotional labor and major satisfaction. Therefore, it will be necessary to develop clinical practice education programs to reduce emotional labor experienced in clinical practice and improve resilience to reduce the stress of clinical practice for dental hygiene students.


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