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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

2008 Korean Journal of Adult Nursing ((구)Journal of Korean Academy of Adult Nursing)ALL

Page 756 ~ 764
제목 향기요법이 간호대학생의 월경 곤란증, 월경통, 불안 및 우울에 미치는 효과
Title The Effects of Aromatherapy on Dysmenorrhea, Menstrual Pain, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Students
저자 서지영, 김미예
Author Seo Ji-Yeong, Kim Mi-Ye
주요어 향기요법, 월경 곤란증, 월경통, 불안, 우울
Keyword Aromatherapy, Dysmenorrhea, Menstrual pain, Anxiety, Depression
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of aromatherapy on dysmenorrhea, menstrual pain, anxiety, and depression in female college students. Methods: A two-group cross-over design was used. The sample included a total of 20 female students who were enrolled in a 3 year nursing program. The treatments(aroma essential oil inhalation and the placebo inhalation) were given using a necklace. The data were analyzed by x2-test, paired t-test, and Mann-Whitney test using SPSS/WIN 12.0 program. Results: The level of dysmenorrhea after the aroma treatment was not significantly different from the dysmenorrhea levels at pre-test and after the post-placebo treatment. The menstrual pain, anxiety and depression significantly improved after the aroma treatment. However, the levels of pain, anxiety, and depression after the aroma treatment were not significantly different from those after the placebo treatment. Conclusion: Aroma inhalation may be a effective in managing menstrual pain, anxiety, and depression. In order to further clarify the effect of aroma treatment on discomfort during menstruation, replication studies are necessary. Future studies need to examine the effects of different types of essential oils, administrating methods, and the lasting time of aroma treatment effect.
Page Title Author
675~684 Cognitive Function, Depression, Social Support, and Self-Care in Elderly with Hypertension Kim Ok Soo, Jeon Hae Ok
685~696 Frequency of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Perceived Stress, and Mental Health among Women Park Hyo Jung, Lim Soo Jin
697~706 Effects of Phytoncides Inhalation on Serum Cortisol Level and Life Stress of College Students Nam Eun Sook, Uhm Dong Choon
707~718 Concept Analysis on the Clinical Critical Thinking Ability in Nursing Shin Kyung Rim, Hwang Ji Won, Shin Su Jin
719~730 Influencing Factors on Spiritual Health in Women Cancer Patients Tae Young Sook, Kim Mi Yea
731~742 Learning Element Recognition and Academic Achievement of Nursing Student Receiving PBL with Simulation Education Kim Ji Yun, Choi Eun Young
743~755 An Analysis of Nurses' Behavior for Politeness in Cancer Patient-Centered Conversation Lee Hwa Jin
756~764 The Effects of Aromatherapy on Dysmenorrhea, Menstrual Pain, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Students Seo Ji-Yeong, Kim Mi-Ye
765~777 A Comparative Study on Health Status, Depression, and Quality of Life between the Elderly Living with Family and the Elderly Living Alone Kim, Kwuy Bun, Lee Yun Jung, Sok Sohyune R.
778~790 Development of Web-based Multimedia Contents for the Critical Care Practice of Nursing Students through Inter-College Collaboration So Hyang-Sook, Bae Yeong-Suk, Kim Young-Ock, Kim Su-Mi, Kang Hee-Young, Choi Ja-Yun, Yang Jin-Ju, Kim Nam-Young, Ko Eun, Hwang Seon-Young
791~803 Migrant Workers' Quality of Life Related to Health Kim Shin-Jeong, Lee Soon-Hee, Kim Sook-Young, Kim Aee-Lee, Park Hyun Tae, Lee Young-Joo
804~814 Comparison between Perception of Dementia Patients’ and Caregivers’ Assessment on Patients' Anxiety, Depression, and Quality of Life Shin Kyung-Rim, Kang Younhee, Jung Dukyoo, Jin Li Hua, Whang Suna