The Effect of a Promoting Gratitude Program on Holistic Health in Nursing Students

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Pimpanit Pasri
Kanokwan Hounsri
Sarana Suwanruangsri
Karnsunaphat Balthip
Umaporn Boonyasopun


This quasi-experimental research aimed to examine the effect of a promoting gratitude program on holistic health in nursing students. Two southern nursing faculties were selected by cluster sampling allocated to an experimental group (n = 27) and a control group (n = 28). The experimental group received the promoting gratitude program. The control group received usual care. The instruments used in this study consisted of the Promoting Gratitude Program, the Demographic Questionnaire, the Holistic Health Record, and the Holistic Health Questionnaire. Demographic data and holistic health data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The mean score of holistic health was analyzed using a t-test. The results revealed that the mean score of holistic health after the intervention was significantly higher than before and higher than that in the control group. Therefore, the Promoting Gratitude Program should be applied to enhance holistic health in nursing students.
Keywords: Gratitude, Holistic health, Nursing students


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Pasri P, Hounsri K, Suwanruangsri S, Balthip K, Boonyasopun U. The Effect of a Promoting Gratitude Program on Holistic Health in Nursing Students. Rama Nurs J [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 26 [cited 2022 Aug. 8];28(1):143-57. Available from:


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