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Resilience, mindfulness and psychological well-being among nursing students

Lock, Rou Fen (2020) Resilience, mindfulness and psychological well-being among nursing students. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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The objectives of the current study are to determine the nursing students’ level of resilience, mindfulness, and PWB, examine correlation between resilience and mindfulness with PWB, and influence of resilience and mindfulness with PWB. This study used simple random sampling technique in data collection. Questionnaire in google form were distributed due to the Covid-19 pandemic for this study. The population for this study is final year nursing students. Three nursing institutions were willing to participate in this research. There is a total of 142 final year nursing students in these nursing institutions. The sample size required for this study is 103. In order to achieve the sample size, a total of 123 google forms were distributed. Only 116 google forms were returned and the response rate was 94.31%. The Brief Resilience Scale, Mindfulness Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) and PWB Scale were used to measure the variables in this study. According to the findings, mean for resilience (3.52) and mindfulness (3.57) of nursing students are average, and the PWB (3.72) is high. Pearson Correlation is used to analyze correlation between resilience and mindfulness with PWB, and it shows significant, positive, and strong correlation. Multiple Regression analysis is used to analyze the influence of resilience and mindfulness on PWB. The F value is 75.34 and adjusted R2 value is 0.56. It indicates that resilience (β=0.19) and mindfulness ( =0.62) can significantly influenced PWB and mindfulness with higher standardize beta value showed higher influence on PWB. The results indicated that nursing students with high resilience and mindfulness would also have high PWB. Resilience and mindfulness play a very crucial role in predicting PWB. Therefore, Malaysia Nursing Board or nursing institutions must bear in mind the importance of resilience, mindfulness and PWB level of the nursing students.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Tang, Swee Mei
Item ID: 9222
Uncontrolled Keywords: Resilience, Mindfulness, Psychological well-being, nursing students.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2022 00:30
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2023 07:44
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Tang, Swee Mei
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9222

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