Volume 12, Issue 3 And 4 (October & January 2005)                   J Birjand Univ Med Sci. 2005, 12(3 And 4): 9-15 | Back to browse issues page

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Akbari F, Amirabadizadeh H, Poor Reza A, Vagheie Y, Dastjerdi R. Survey of socio-psychological stresses among nurses working in Birjand teaching hospitals in 2004. J Birjand Univ Med Sci.. 2005; 12 (3 and 4) :9-15
URL: http://journal.bums.ac.ir/article-1-76-en.html
1- M.Sc, of Health Services Management, Birjand University of Medical Sciences. Birjand, Iran , hassanamirabadi@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: Nurses have the most receivers of social- psychological stresses because of their sensitive profession. They are the most numbers of staff in health-care .who spend long time with patients. Due to their important caring roles, and in regard to the importance of preventing and controlling of stress for improving their efficiency of and in turn to reduce hospital expenditure, this research was aimed to study social-psychological stresses of nurses in Birjand teaching hospitals.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, we used a questionnaire with 85 questions that had been designed according to Likert Scale. The questionnaire was distributed between all nurses of Birjand teaching hospitals and was collected after they filled out. Data was Statistical tests; chi-square, Student-t, multifactor analysis of variance Tokay were applied using SPSS and SPLUS software's considering P=0.05 as the minimum statistical significance.
Results: This study was completed on 247 nursing staff, of which 83% were female, 47% had a record of service less 7 years, 68% had rotation shifts, 59% were nurses and technician nurses, 70% were official employees, and 81% were married. The average rate of stresses due to personal factors was 2.91, family factors 2.86, work conditional factors 3.51 and the total average rate of stresses was 3.11. It was also indicated that sex, age, record of service, educational level, employment status and rotation shifts had meaningful statistics in relationship to all stressful factors; 14% of nurses had low stress, 65% had average and 21% had high stress.
Conclusion: The results of our study indicated that the average rate of stress due to work conditional factors is more than personal and family factors. So managers and Correspondents should be regard to decreasing of stresses between nurse's cadres in hospitals.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Clinical Psychology
Received: 2006/09/6 | Accepted: 2016/03/10 | Published: 2016/03/10

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