Effects of Foot Reflexology Education Program on Bowel Function, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Students

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/155626
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Presentation
Title:
Effects of Foot Reflexology Education Program on Bowel Function, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Students
Abstract:
Effects of Foot Reflexology Education Program on Bowel Function, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Students
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2004
Conference Date:July 21, 2004
Author:Choi, Euy Soon, MSN, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:The Catholic University of Korea Songeui Campus
Title:Professor of Nursing College
purpose: The purpose of study was to probe the effect of foot reflexology education program on nursing students with constipation, anxiety and depression. This study was a quasi-experimental study of pre-test and posttest design on non-equivalent control group. method: The data of this study were collected from October 28, to December 14, 2002. The subjects consisted of 61 nursing students(experimental group: 31, control group: 30) with constipation, anxiety and depression. 31 out of them were devided into the experimental group and received foot reflexology education program that was authorized by the World Foot Reflexology Association and made to suit for the subjects by the author for 6weeks composed of 2 weeks theory and of 4 weeks practical skill on the program. The effect of the program was measured by Bowel Function Assessment Form for constipation, State Anxiety Inventory, and Beck Depression Inventory. Data were analyzed by t-test, ¥ö©÷-test, Repeated measures ANOVA, Bonferroni multiple comparison using SAS/PC 8.12 program. result: After all session of treatment, the score of bowel function assessment were significantly decreased in the experimental group compared to the control group. Outcomes of 6 and 7 weeks were significantly different from those of pre-experiment. After all session of treatment, anxiety states were significantly decreased in the experimental group compared to the control group. Outcomes of 7 weeks were significantly different from those of pre-experiment. After all session of treatment, depression states were significantly decreased in the experimental group compared to the control group. Outcomes of 6 and 7 weeks were significantly different from those of pre-experiment. conclusion: The results are suggested that the foot reflexology education program might improve the bowel function, anxiety and depression for the nursing students with constipation, anxiety and depression.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
21-Jul-2004
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEffects of Foot Reflexology Education Program on Bowel Function, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Studentsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/155626-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Effects of Foot Reflexology Education Program on Bowel Function, Anxiety, and Depression in Nursing Students</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2004</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 21, 2004</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Choi, Euy Soon, MSN, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">The Catholic University of Korea Songeui Campus</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor of Nursing College</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">eschoi@catholic.ac.kr</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">purpose: The purpose of study was to probe the effect of foot reflexology education program on nursing students with constipation, anxiety and depression. This study was a quasi-experimental study of pre-test and posttest design on non-equivalent control group. method: The data of this study were collected from October 28, to December 14, 2002. The subjects consisted of 61 nursing students(experimental group: 31, control group: 30) with constipation, anxiety and depression. 31 out of them were devided into the experimental group and received foot reflexology education program that was authorized by the World Foot Reflexology Association and made to suit for the subjects by the author for 6weeks composed of 2 weeks theory and of 4 weeks practical skill on the program. The effect of the program was measured by Bowel Function Assessment Form for constipation, State Anxiety Inventory, and Beck Depression Inventory. Data were analyzed by t-test, &yen;&ouml;&copy;&divide;-test, Repeated measures ANOVA, Bonferroni multiple comparison using SAS/PC 8.12 program. result: After all session of treatment, the score of bowel function assessment were significantly decreased in the experimental group compared to the control group. Outcomes of 6 and 7 weeks were significantly different from those of pre-experiment. After all session of treatment, anxiety states were significantly decreased in the experimental group compared to the control group. Outcomes of 7 weeks were significantly different from those of pre-experiment. After all session of treatment, depression states were significantly decreased in the experimental group compared to the control group. Outcomes of 6 and 7 weeks were significantly different from those of pre-experiment. conclusion: The results are suggested that the foot reflexology education program might improve the bowel function, anxiety and depression for the nursing students with constipation, anxiety and depression.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:01:08Z-
dc.date.issued2004-07-21en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:01:08Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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