Hyun-sook Kang

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PURPOSE Childhood obesity is a matter of great concern because of its negative health and social consequences. We examined the effect of a weight control program focusing on maternal education on childhood obesity, given that the incidence of obesity is greatly affected by parents. METHODS A two-group pre-test/post-test design was used. Participants(More)
Neurotrophic factors support the survival of dopaminergic neurons. The cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF) is a novel neurotrophic factor with strong trophic activity on dopaminergic neurons comparable to that of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF). To investigate whether rare or common variants in CDNF are associated with Parkinson(More)
PURPOSE This study was done to evaluate the formal education program provided by the Korean government for care workers for frail elderly people. METHODS This study was a cross-sectional survey in which 438 certified care workers who had completed the education program participated. Data were collected from June to October 2009, using a self-report(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of Self-help program for Young adults with hemophilia. METHOD A quasi-experimental design was used. The subjects were 40 young adults with hemophilia, 21 in the experimental group and 19 in the control group. The subjects of the experimental group participated in a self-help group program for(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of an East-West Self-help program for Rehabilitation of post-stroke patients. METHOD A quasi-experimental design was used. The subjects were 75 post stroke clients(Exp. group: 38, Cont. group: 37). The subjects of the experimental group participated in the Self-help group program of six(More)
PURPOSE To explore how young adults in their 20s adjust to hemophilia. METHOD Grounded theory method guided the data collection and analysis. A purposeful sample of 15 young adults with hemophilia participated during the period of 2000-2001. The data were collected by semi-structured individual interviews, focus group interviews, and participant(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to explore adjustment pattern of illness process of people with hemophilia in Korea. METHOD 23 people with hemophilia had participated for this study. The data were collected through in-depth interviews and analyzed using Strauss & Corbin's grounded theory method. RESULT "would be free from" was emerged as a core(More)
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