Factors Influencing Depression of the Fourth Year Nursing Students’ family at Huachiew Chalermprakiet University in Covid-19 pandemic

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โชติกา หาญมนตรี
ณิชากร กันเนียม
อัจฉรา ทุมเที่ยง
อาภัสรา ผลเลิศ
นงค์นภัส คำจันทร์
อรจิรา สุขบรรเทิง
พิชชาพร โพธิ์ทอง
ชลดา มะธิมะเนาว์
ณัฐณิชา บุญชุ่ม
ปทุมทิพย์ อดุลวัฒนศิริ

Abstract

The pandemic of COVID-19 has impacted on widespread psychological problems in population and also threatens in normal life. This study aimed to examine the predictive power of age, stress, anxiety, and family relationship on depression concerning COVID-19 pandemic of the 4th year nursing students’ family at Huachiew Chalermprakiet University. The 88 participants were recruited from family members of the 4th year nursing students. The instrument consisted of 5 online questionnaires—1) demographic data, 2), the 5-item Stress questionnaire (ST-5), 3) Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7), 4) family relationship questionnaire, and 5) the 9 Questions Depression Rating Scale (9Q). Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and multiple linear regressions. The finding showed 27.3% of the students’ family had depression. Age, stress, anxiety, and family relationship could jointly explain 79% of the variance of depression of family members in COVID-19 situation (R2 = .789, F = 82.384, p = .000). The factors that significantly predicted depression were anxiety (ß = .597, p = .000) and stress (ß = .271, p =.005). Therefore, educational personnel should be alert of caring and arranging activities to strengthen mental health of students and their family to decrease depression. 

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หาญมนตรีโ., กันเนียมณ., ทุมเที่ยงอ., ผลเลิศอ., คำจันทร์น., สุขบรรเทิงอ., โพธิ์ทองพ., มะธิมะเนาว์ช., บุญชุ่มณ., & อดุลวัฒนศิริป. (2021). Factors Influencing Depression of the Fourth Year Nursing Students’ family at Huachiew Chalermprakiet University in Covid-19 pandemic. APHEIT Journal of Nursing and Health, 3(3), e2693. Retrieved from https://rsujournals.rsu.ac.th/index.php/ajnh/article/view/2693
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