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sabzi Z, royani Z, mancheri H, Aghaeinejad A, kochaki M, kalantari S et al . Predictors of job stress among critical care nurses. ioh. 2017; 14 (5) :45-52
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1897-en.html
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Abstract:   (3331 Views)

Background and aims: Nurses experience high stress levels due to the nature of their job, neglect of understanding and coping with this stress will result irreparable effects . Accordingly, the present study was performed to investigate the relationship between  Job stress and coping strategies among intensive ward nurses in Gorgan.

 Methods: This study was a descriptive correlational study that was conducted in 2014. The instrument used in this study included a demographic questionnaire, Expanded Nursing Stress Scale (ENSS) and the Folkman and Lazarus Coping Style Questionnaire.  Environment  of research included critical care unites of Gorgan universal`s  hospitals.  Sampling was carried in census sampling method. 74  nurses participated in the study. After collecting data analyzed in SPSS software (16= ver). using descriptive statistic and deductive statistic at significant level of p<0/05.

Results: The mean age of the participants was 33/39±6/33 years. Most stressful condition was conflict with the supervisor (2.65±0.59). The most commonly used strategies were self-control (5± 14.18). The results of multiple regression analysis showed that the variables gender (21.57 = β, and P = 0.014) and working in dialysis unit (27.08 = β and P ≤.001) are good predictors for occupational stress.

Conclusion : according  to the high level of  some stress dimensions such as conflict with supervisor  among nurses, and also The relationship between job stress and factors such as work in dialysis ward and gender, it is necessary  Nurse managers apply  some measures to prevent and reduce stress by improving the work environment, coping methods  training and sufficient support of personnel

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Job Stress
Received: 2016/08/22 | Accepted: 2017/02/8 | Published: 2018/01/3

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