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Journal of Korean Academy of psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 2012;21(3):210-219.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12934/jkpmhn.2012.21.3.210    Published online September 30, 2012.
Effects of a Self-discovery Program for Ego resilience, Self-esteem, Stress and Depression in Elementary School Students.
Jeongyee Bae, Hyunjoo Park, Mikyung Yang
1Department of Nursing, Institute for Health Science, Institute for International Safety Community, Inje University, Busan, Korea.
2Department of Nursing, Gyeongju University, Gyeoungju, Korea. joo1007kr@gju.ac.kr
3Department of Nursing, Inje University, Busan, Korea.
This study was done to identify the effects of a Self-discovery Program for elementary school students. The study consisted of two phases: Developing the program and evaluating its effectiveness. METHODS: Forty six students who were in elementary school in B city participated in a survey, which was carried out from May 25 to July 15, 2010. To test the effects of the Self-discovery Program, the participants were divided into two groups, an experimental group (n=23) and a control group (n=23). The research design used in this study was a non-equivalent control group pretest-posttest research design. Data were analyzed by using chi2-test, t-test and ANCOVA with the SPSS/WIN 14.0 program. RESULTS: Significant differences were found in scores for self-esteem (t=2.60, p=.006), stress (F=18.65, p<.001) and depression (F=23.88, p<.001) between the experimental group and the control group. CONCLUSION: The results indicate that Self-discovery Program should be used with children to help them and to improve their mental health.
Key Words: Self-discovery program; Ego resilience; Self-esteem; Stress; Depression


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