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International Journal of Home Science

2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 3, PART A

Occupational stress among nurses: Associated factors & coping strategies

Author(s): Anushka Singh, Shalini Agarwal, Amar Pal Singh, Anand Singh, Seema Kanojia, PK Singh and Garima Dwivedi
Abstract:
This study conducted “To study about occupational stress, associated factors & coping strategies among nurses” The study of nurses at hospitals in Lucknow city. Work-related stress is a pattern of reactions to work demands unmatched to nurses’ knowledge, skills, or abilities; these challenges exceed their ability to cope, resulting in burnout, turnover, and low quality patient care. Objective is “Occupational stress among nurses: associated factors & coping strategies”. To assess the factor associated with occupational stress. To know out the coping strategies used to cope-up with occupational stress. To find out the association between dependent and independent variable. Methodology-this study carried out in government and private hospitals in Lucknow city. This study on 80 samples was selected from wards of Lucknow. The tool in this study pre designed and pre tested interview schedule. The professional stress scale developed by David Fontana used to assessing the professional stress. In this study there is no significant difference between age and associated factors, there is no significant difference between age & coping strategies and there is no significant difference between age and total stress among the nurses. Most of the nurses faced different associated factors of stress in the profession of nursing.
Pages: 09-14  |  34 Views  36 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Anushka Singh, Shalini Agarwal, Amar Pal Singh, Anand Singh, Seema Kanojia, PK Singh, Garima Dwivedi. Occupational stress among nurses: Associated factors & coping strategies. Int J Home Sci 2018;4(3):09-14.
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