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Document ID (ISN)68718
CIS number 97-695
ISSN - Serial title 0267-8373 - Work and Stress
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Iskra-Golec I., Folkard S., Marek T., Noworol C.
Title Health, well-being and burnout of ICU nurses on 12- and 8-h shifts
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1996, Vol.10, No.3, p.251-256. 25 ref.
Abstract Report on the effects of shift work schedules on the health, sleeping habits and the psychological and social well-being of two groups of intensive care unit nurses. The 12h shift nurses experienced more chronic fatigue and anxiety than those on 8h shifts. Job satisfaction was independent of shift duration.
Descriptors (primary) job dissatisfaction; shift work; anxiety; stress factors; work time schedules; nursing personnel; fatigue
Descriptors (secondary) report on investigation; stress evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; Poland
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Mental stress and burnout
Health care services
Psychological factors
Hours of work