78 0

Predictive factors of depression among Asian female marriage immigrants in Korea

Title
Predictive factors of depression among Asian female marriage immigrants in Korea
Author
김정아
Keywords
depression; immigration; Korea; language barriers; social support; SOCIAL SUPPORT; MENTAL-HEALTH; WOMEN
Issue Date
2011-09
Publisher
WILEY-BLACKWELL, COMMERCE PLACE, 350 MAIN ST, MALDEN 02148, MA USA
Citation
Nursing & Health Sciences (NURS HEALTH SCI), Vol.13, No.3 [2011], p275-281
Abstract
This study investigated the prevailing rate of depression in female marriage immigrants in Korea and the predictive factors of their rates of depression. The study included 316 foreign female marriage immigrant participants. Four instruments yielded the data: the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale and Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support and questionnaires regarding the participants' Korean language ability and demographic data. The survey scales were translated into Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, and English. The data collection was conducted by a face-to-face interview and translators were used when needed. The female marriage immigrants were found to have higher depression rates than women in the general Korean population. The predictive factors of depression for the female marriage immigrants included their country of origin, Korean speaking ability, and family support. Far more depression was found to occur in the Chinese participants, while the rate of depression was lower in those with competent Korean speaking ability and family support. An exploration of strategies to improve the speaking ability and family support of female marriage immigrants will be necessary in order to decrease their incidence of depression and the strategies should be differentiated based on the female marriage immigrants' country of origin.
URI
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1442-2018.2011.00615.x/abstract
ISSN
1441-0745
DOI
10.1111/j.1442-2018.2011.00615.x
Appears in Collections:
COLLEGE OF NURSING[S](간호학부) > NURSING(간호학부) > Articles
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Export
RIS (EndNote)
XLS (Excel)
XML


qrcode

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

BROWSE