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  1. Work Stress and psychological well-being among the nursing profession in Singapore.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To investigate the work stress of nursing and its relationship with the psychological well-being of the nurses.

    Design 

    A survey research method was adopted in which a questionnaire was designed for data collection.

    Setting 

    The study was conducted in the hospital setting.

    Subjects 

    Nurses (N=1,043) of different grades participated in this study on an anonymous and voluntary basis.

    Measures 

    A work stress measure (ie, the Nursing Stress Inventory) and GHQ-12 were incorporated in a questionnaire which also contained items on subject's background information.

    Results 

    The eight areas of work stress identified were found to be negatively related to psychological well-being of the nurses, with stronger effects on anxiety and depression than sense of adequacy.

    Conclusion 

    Certain work stressors were more detrimental than the others.

    They may also exert differential effects on the affective and cognitive stress reactions.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Stress, Travail, Bien être psychologique, Infirmier, Singapour, Asie, Homme, Nursing, Nursing Stress Inventory, Mesure, Questionnaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stress, Labour, Psychological well being, Nurse, Singapore, Asia, Human, Nursing, Nursing Stress Inventory, Measurement, Questionnaire

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0356010

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 12/09/1997.