S-Space College of Nursing (간호대학) The Research Institute of Nursing Science (간호과학연구소) Perspectives in Nursing Science (간호학의 지평) Perspectives In Nursing Science (간호학의 지평) Volume 14 Number 1-2(2017)
당뇨 환아의 극복력, 가족지지와 질병적응의 관련성
The Relationships among Resilience, Family Support, and Diabetes Adaptation in Children with Diabetes Mellitus
- 김용미; 방경숙
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 간호과학연구소
- Perspectives in Nursing Science, Vol.14 No.1, pp. 21-31
- Purpose: This study was conducted to identify the disease adaptation and related factors for the pediatric patients with diabetes mellitus. Methods: Participants in this study were 75 diabetic children or adolescent whose age were 10 to 18 years old visited the out-patient clinic in one general hospital located in Seoul. Data were collected using self-report questionnaires. Research tools measuring resilience, family support, psychological adaptation,Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) protein were used. Results: Resilience showed significant differences according to the age, gender, academic achievement, and hospitalization experience of the children. Family support was significantly different according to the age, religion, academic achievement, fathers education level, and hospitalization experience of the children. Psychological adaptation to diabetes showed significant differences according to academic achievement. HbA1c was shown to be significant difference according to fathers education level and hospitalization experience of the children. Positive correlations were identified among resilience, family support, and psychosocial adaptation, while negative correlations were found between HbA1c and all others including resilience, family support, and psychosocial adaptation. Conclusion: This study suggests that the educational programs as nursing intervention needs to be developed to enhance the resilience and family support for the pediatric diabetic patients.