Impact of Academic Stress on Depression Among Nursing Students: Testing for the Moderating Effect of Social Support

AUTHORS

Jihye Lee,Part-time lecturer, Department of Nursing, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Korea
Moonhee Gang,Professor, College of Nursing, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea

ABSTRACT

This study aimed to verify the moderating effect of social support in the relationship between academic stress and depression in nursing students. Therefore, 261 nursing students were recruited from October to November 2017. The collected data were analyzed using the SPSS/WIN 22.0 program with the Johnson-Neyman method in PROCESS. The effect of academic stress on depression was not statistically significant among nursing students with high social support. It was found that high social support can alleviate the effects of academic stress on depression in nursing students. To prevent depression among nursing students, it is necessary to continuously monitor the level of social support that nursing students were received.

 

KEYWORDS

Student, Stress, Social, Support, Depression

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CITATION

  • APA:
    Lee,J.& Gang,M.(2018). Impact of Academic Stress on Depression Among Nursing Students: Testing for the Moderating Effect of Social Support. International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, 3(1), 99-104. 10.21742/IJANER.2018.3.1.17
  • Harvard:
    Lee,J., Gang,M.(2018). "Impact of Academic Stress on Depression Among Nursing Students: Testing for the Moderating Effect of Social Support". International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, 3(1), pp.99-104. doi:10.21742/IJANER.2018.3.1.17
  • IEEE:
    [1] J.Lee, M.Gang, "Impact of Academic Stress on Depression Among Nursing Students: Testing for the Moderating Effect of Social Support". International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, vol.3, no.1, pp.99-104, May. 2018
  • MLA:
    Lee Jihye and Gang Moonhee. "Impact of Academic Stress on Depression Among Nursing Students: Testing for the Moderating Effect of Social Support". International Journal of Advanced Nursing Education and Research, vol.3, no.1, May. 2018, pp.99-104, doi:10.21742/IJANER.2018.3.1.17

ISSUE INFO

  • Volume 3, No. 1, 2018
  • ISSN(p):2207-3981
  • ISSN(e):2207-3159
  • Published:May. 2018

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