|Sasat, S., Burnard, Philip, Edwards, Deborah Janye, Naiyapatana, W., Hebden, U., Boonard, W., Arayathanitkul, B. and Wongmak, W. 2002. Self esteem and student nurses: a cross cultural study of nursing students in Thailand and the UK. Nursing and Health Sciences 4 (1/2) , pp. 9-14. 10.1046/j.1442-2018.2002.00095.x|
Self-esteem is a key feature in a person's perception of their own worth. This report is of a study of the reported self-esteem levels of two groups of student nurses: one in Thailand and one in the UK. Purposive samples of 120 Thai students and 101 UK undergraduate nursing students were given the Culture-Free Self-Esteem Inventory (CFSEI-2). The CFSEI-2 is a self-reported inventory, which measures an individual's perception of self. The findings of the study indicate that the perceptions of own self-esteem in undergraduate student nurses in the UK and in Thailand were comparable to the normal ranges of self-esteem as assessed by the instrument. An independent sample t-test revealed that there were no significant differences in mean overall and subscale self-esteem scores between UK and Thai nursing students. There were no indications of differences in levels of self-esteem for UK and Thai nursing students experiencing different parts of their training.
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RT Nursing|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Self Concept; Students, Nursing; Students, Nursing; Adolescent: 13-18 years; Adult: 19-44 years; Male; Female|
|Last Modified:||15 Nov 2013 10:49|
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