Effects of the Aroma Inhalation Method with a Roll-on on Life Stress, Salivary Cortisol and Fatigue in Nursing Student
아로마 롤온흡입법이 간호대학생의 생활 스트레스, 타액 코티졸 및 피로에 미치는 효과

In-Sook Kim, Seung-Ju Kang, Ja-Ok Kim
2014 Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial cooperation Society  
Purpose: This study examined the effects of aroma inhalation method with roll-on on life stress, salivary cortisol and fatigue in nursing student preparing national examination for nursing licensure. Methods: The study was a nonequivalent control group pre-post test design. The participants were 46 nursing students of which 21 were assigned to the experimental group and 25 to the control group. Data was collected from October 10 to November 21, 2011 and analyzed using the SPSS Win 18.0 version
more » ... S Win 18.0 version program. The intervention was conducted 3 times a day for 6 weeks. Results: Significant differences in reported life stress experience frequency and fatigue between the two groups. On the other hand, the issue of salivary cortisol and life stress importance rate was not significant. Conclusion: Aroma inhalation method with roll-on can be used as an effective intervention to decrease life stress experience frequency and fatigue of nursing students with national examination for nursing licensure.
doi:10.5762/kais.2014.15.12.7214 fatcat:tc453ntkvrcopblikjkifsicw4