Depression and the Influencing Factors in Korean American Immigrants

@article{Bae2010DepressionAT,
  title={Depression and the Influencing Factors in Korean American Immigrants},
  author={Jeongyee Bae and Hyun Joo Park},
  journal={Journal of Korean Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={67-75}
}
  • Jeongyee Bae, H. Park
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Korean Academy of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Purpose:The objectiveof thisstudy was to investigatethedegreeof depression in Korean American immigrants according to their characteristics. Methods: This descriptive correlation study conducted visit-surveys with organizedquestionnairesandsampled 330KoreanAmericanimmigrantslivinginHouston, SeattleandNewYork areas. SCL-90was usedtomeasure thedegreeof depression. Data wasanalyzed by t-tests,ANOVA,Pearson's correlation coefficients and multipleregression analysis usingSPSS/WIN 14.0. Results… 

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