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Korean Journal of Adult Nursing ((구)Journal of Korean Academy of Adult Nursing)

ISSN  1225-4886 (Print)
Published since 1989
Indexed in SCOPUS, CINAHL, KoreaMed, KoMCI

1995 Korean Journal of Adult Nursing ((구)Journal of Korean Academy of Adult Nursing)ALL

Page 259 ~ 269
제목 한국 노인의 사회적 역할과 정신·정서적 건강상태와의 관계 연구
Title Study on the Relationship Between Social Role and Mental-emotional Health of Aged People in Korea
저자 노승옥
Author Ro Seung Ok
주요어 사회적 역할
An objective assessment of the health status of Korean elderly in terms of the physical, mental-emotional and social aspects was made and their mutual relationship between social role of elderlies and their mental-emotional health, were evaluated, in order to establish an effective nursing system in elderly care. A total of 404 people aged over 65 years in the municipal area of Seoul, among which 122 were male, were interviewed in accordance with the data collected were analyzed by the statistcal program of SAS. The subjects participated to the present investigation has relatively good physical health status, and their mental-emotional health status were also estimated to be in an average level. The age, sex, religion, education level, marital status and family structure influenced the social role of the elderlies. The age group below 75 years old showed significantly high social role score compared to the older group aged over years, and significant differences in the roles of spouse, community member and religeous duty were noticed between the age groups. However, in contrast to the cases of Western elderlies, no significant changes in the role of grand parents by age were found in this study. The male subjects showed higher social role score compared to the female, and had grand parent role than female, which was consistent with the common sense of Korean . Among the type of religion, the highest social role score was marked with the Protestant and Catholic, followed by Confucian and Buddihsm, and then no religion. Those having spouse showed significantly higher social health score than those left single, they also showed significant difference in community membership. In the family structure, those who live with spouse and children marked the highest social role score, and those who live with married children or who live alone belonged to low score group. Those who live with only spouse or who live alone showed significantly low score for the roles of grand parent and parent. In case of the elderly who left single, the score decreased in the order of living with unmarried children, living with married children and living alone. The role of parent or grand parent contributed most positively to the social role of the Korean elderlies, and the relationship with relatives and friends and the community activity showed also high correlation coefficient with the mental-emotional health. These results confirmed the activity theory of Maddox and the continuity theory of Neugarten for the social role of elderly.
Page Title Author
141~165 An Ethnogaphic Study of Health Concept and Health Behavior in the Urban, Poor Elderly Lee Young Hee
166~180 The Empirical Validity of Coping Strategy Questionnaire in Korean Patients with Chronic Pain Hur Hea Kung
181~211 A Study on Elderly's Powerlessness Kim Kyung Eun, Choi Young Hee
212~227 A Study of the Effect of an Efficacy Expectation Promoting Program on Self-Efficacy and Self-Care Lee Young Whee
228~244 A Study on the Health Status of the Hospitalized Elderly Choi Gong Ok
245~258 The Effect of Preparatory Information on Uncertainty, Anxiety and Depression of Post Operative Patient with Gastric Cancer Seong Eun Hee, Hong Mi Soon
259~269 Study on the Relationship Between Social Role and Mental-emotional Health of Aged People in Korea Ro Seung Ok
270~278 A Conceptual Analysis to Fatigue Yang Kwang Hee
279~298 The Study on the Content Analysis of Caring, Supporting, Nursing Situation Lee Sook Ja, Chang Sung Ok
299~312 The Factors affecting Quality of Life of Hemodialysis Patients Kim Joo Hyun, Kim Mae Ja