Korean J Women Health Nurs Search

CLOSE


Korean J Women Health Nurs > Volume 20(1); 2014 > Article
Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing 2014;20(1):38-47.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4069/kjwhn.2014.20.1.38    Published online March 31, 2014.
Factors of Prenatal Depression by Stress-vulnerability and Stress-coping Models
Younglan Kim, Chae Weon Chung
1Graduate School, College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
2College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. chungcw@snu.ac.kr
3The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
PURPOSE
This study aimed to identify related factors of prenatal depression by stress-vulnerability and stress-coping models for pregnant women.
METHODS
A cross-sectional survey design with a convenience sampling was used. A total of 107 pregnant women who visited a general hospital in a metropolitan city were recruited from August to October, 2013. A structured questionnaire included the Korean version of Beck Depression Inventory II, and the instruments measuring Self-Esteem, Marital Satisfaction, Pregnancy Stress, Stressful Life Events, and Coping. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, Parson's correlation analysis, and stepwise multiple regression.
RESULTS
The mean score of prenatal depression was 11.95+/-6.2, then showing 19.6% with mild depression, 15.0% with moderate depression, and 0.9% with severe depression on BDI II scale. Prenatal depression had positive correlation with pregnancy stress (r=.55, p<.01), stressful life events (r=.26, p<.01) and negative correlation with self-esteem (r=-.38, p<.01), marital satisfaction (r=-.40, p<.01), and coping (r=-.21, p<.05). Factors of pregnancy stress, self-esteem, stressful life events, and planned pregnancy explained 38% of the total variance of prenatal depression.
CONCLUSION
These findings show that health providers need to assess prenatal depression and to control the influencing factors.
Key Words: Depression; Pregnant women; Prenatal care
TOOLS
Share :
Facebook Twitter Linked In Google+ Line it
METRICS Graph View
  • 7 Crossref
  •    
  • 1,099 View
  • 27 Download
Related articles in Korean J Women Health Nurs


ABOUT
BROWSE ARTICLES
CURRENT ISSUE
FOR AUTHORS AND REVIEWERS
Editorial Office
College of Nursing, Yonsei University, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea
Tel: +82-2-2228-3276    Fax: +82-2-2227-8303    E-mail: kjwhn@kjwhn.org                

Copyright © 2022 by Korean Society of Women Health Nursing.

Developed in M2PI

Close layer
prev next