Skip Navigation
Skip to contents

RCPHN : Research in Community and Public Health Nursing

OPEN ACCESS
SEARCH
Search

Author index

Page Path
HOME > Browse articles > Author index
Search
Ga Eul Jeon 1 Article
A Study on Coping Styles for Dysmenorrhea and Affecting Factors in Middle School Students
Young Im Kim, En Hee Lee, Ga Eul Jeon, Sook Ja Choi
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2013;24(3):264-272.   Published online September 30, 2013
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2013.24.3.264
  • 633 View
  • 7 Download
  • 8 Citations
AbstractAbstract PDF
PURPOSE
The aim of this study was to investigate coping styles for dysmenorrhea and explore factors related with their coping styles according to different health loci of control in middle schoolers.
METHODS
Data were collected by using a structured questionnaire for 572 students from three middle schools in Seoul from March 22 to April 2, 2010. The measurement included menstrual distress, coping method questionnaire and health locus of control. The data were analyzed by using t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple regression analysis.
RESULTS
Middle school students used the active behavioral coping style more often than the avoidance style. There was a significant difference in means within each coping style including levels of stress, levels of health, and regular exercise. There were also significant correlations between each coping style and health locus of control. Regression analyses indicated that the health locus of control factor is the most powerful factor in each coping style.
CONCLUSION
We observed that various coping methods are used for dysmenorrhea in middle school students. However, the active behavioral coping style is dominant in such a condition. Based on these results, we need to develop a health locus of control to improve coping styles for dysmenorrhea.

Citations

Citations to this article as recorded by  
  • Pain coping, pain acceptance and analgesic use as predictors of health-related quality of life among women with primary dysmenorrhea
    Romaana Kapadi, James Elander
    European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.2020; 246: 40.     CrossRef
  • Association of Anxiety, Depression, and Somatization with Menstrual Problems among North Korean Women Defectors in South Korea
    Hyun Kyoung Kim, Hee Sook Kim, Seog Ju Kim
    Psychiatry Investigation.2017; 14(6): 727.     CrossRef
  • Relationships among Menstrual Attitude, Premenstrual Distress, and Premenstrual Coping in Korean College Women
    Jee Hee Han, Sue Kim, Sang Hee Kim, Sun Kyung Lee
    Korean Journal of Women Health Nursing.2017; 23(1): 11.     CrossRef
  • A Structural Model for Premenstrual Coping in University Students: Based on Biopsychosocial Model
    Myung-Ock Chae, Hae Ok Jeon, Ahrin Kim
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing.2017; 47(2): 257.     CrossRef
  • Premenstrual symptom clusters and women’s coping style in Korea: happy healthy 20s application study
    Chiyoung Cha, Su Jin Nam
    Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology.2016; 37(3): 91.     CrossRef
  • Effect of Magnetic Field Therapy Applied to Acupuncture Point on Dysmenorrhea Experienced by High School Girls
    Hyun-Jung Jang, Jeong-Eon Park
    Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society.2015; 16(11): 7367.     CrossRef
  • Effects of Academic Stress, Somatization Symptoms, and Social Support on Coping Responses in High School Students
    Eun Hee Lee, Young Im Kim, Hyo Geun Geun, Young Shil Lee
    Journal of the Korean Society of School Health.2015; 28(2): 56.     CrossRef
  • Attitude toward Menstruation, Menstrual Symptoms, and Coping Behaviors among Korean Primary School Student
    Seoung-Uk Wie, Young-Me Kim
    The Journal of the Korea Contents Association.2014; 14(8): 297.     CrossRef

RCPHN : Research in Community and Public Health Nursing