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ID (ISN) del documento111904
Número CIS 11-0595
ISSN - Título de la serie 0962-7480 - Occupational Medicine
Año 2010
Número de serie
Autor(es) McCarthy V.J., Power S., Greiner B.A.
Título Perceived occupational stress in nurses working in Ireland
Información bibliográfica 2010, Vol.60, p.604-610. 26 ref.
Resumen The objective of this study was to examine the levels of stress experienced by nurses working in an Irish teaching hospital and investigate differences in perceived stress levels by ward area and associations with work characteristics. A cross-sectional study design was employed, with a two-stage cluster sampling process. Data collection was by means of a self-administered questionnaire, and nurses were investigated across 10 different wards using the Nursing Stress Scale and the Demand Control Support Scales. The response rate was 62%. Using outpatients as a reference ward, perceived stress levels were found to be significantly higher in the medical ward, accident and emergency, intensive care unit and paediatric wards. There was no significant difference between the wards with regard to job strain; however, differences did occur with levels of support, the day unit and paediatric ward reporting the lowest level of supervisor support. A significant association was seen between the wards and perceived stress even after adjustment.
Descriptores (primarios) Irlanda; personal de enfermería; factores de estrés; factores de riesgo
Descriptores (secundarios) psicología y organización del trabajo; investigaciones sobre el estrés; encuesta por cuestionario; estudio transversal; mujeres
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Psicología y sociología del trabajo
Broad subject area(s) Estrés, factores sicosociales
Navegación por categoria(s) Health care services
Psychology of work organization