VarastehMoghaddam, Y and MohammadiS, H and SadeghFard, M (2014) PERCEIVED STRESSES AND COPING STRATEGIES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSES IN RAZI HOSPITAL, TABRIZ. The Journal of Urmia Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, 11 (12). pp. 1024-1032.


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Psychiatry units’ nurses are faced with several tensions. Therefore, using proper coping methods for reducing their aggravating effects seems necessary. A survey with the purpose of evaluating the received stress, coping strategies in nurses who are working in psychiatry units of Razi educational and health center is carried out. Materials & Methods: This survey was a descriptive-analytical study which is carried out with 104 participants of nurses. Data gathering methods was consisted of four questionnaires: Personal information, Devillers,Carson and Leary Stress Scale Questionnaire,Psychnurse Methods of Coping Questionnaire. For analyzing the data SPSS.17 is used. In order to answer the research’s questions pearson correlation, Tukey and Regression step by step, variance tests ,t-test exam analytical were being used. Results: Low payment; threats from patients and attendants, lack of enough safety were common causes of stress among nurses in psychiatry wards. Acute units nurses were experiencing relatively more stress than other units’ nurses in which this difference was more significant in chronic units (p=0/02) .There were no significant relation between other individual variables with job stress except the sex variable. In a manner that male nurses have experienced more high significant stress in comparison with female ones (p<0/05). Most nurses are trying to adaptation with these tensions by believing in and feeling good about myself ; increasing knowledge and experience and relying on their abilities.Using emotional base coping for nurses in acute units and using problem base coping in chronic units is reported more than other units. Employing focus diverting thought-attention and emotional conflict in female nurses were more than male ones , in which significant difference were obtained in just thought-focus diversion(p=0/04). Conclusion: Employing emotional base coping for acute wards’nurses, who were experiencing high levels of tensions, were according to the studying (foreign and national). educating preventive practices, management and coping with received stress is recommended for employees, especially psychiatry wards’ staffs

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nurses, Psychiatry Wards, Job Stress, Coping methods
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
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Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2018 05:07
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2018 05:07

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