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Khamseh F, Roohi H, Ebaady A, Hajiamini Z, Salimi H, Radfar S. Survey Relationship between demographic factors and stress, anxiety and ‎depression in nurses working in selected hospitals in Tehran city ‎. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2011; 21 (1) :13-21
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Survey Relationship between demographic factors and stress, anxiety and depression in nurses working in selected hospitals in Tehran city

By: Khamseh  F1, Rocha H 2 , Ebaady A3, Hajiamini Z 4 , Salimi H 5 ,Radfar S6

Abstracts

Introduction: Nowadays, emotional reactions such as stress, anxiety and depression are known as inseparable component of modern nursing, which cause problems for nurses and patients.

Objective: This study aims to determine the level of depression, anxiety and stress in nurses in selected educational hospitals affiliated to a chosen university in Tehran city.
Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 413 employed nurses in educational hospitals affiliated to a selected university were chosen and a two part questionnaire was used which included demographic characteristics and Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale questionnaire.

 Results: Study findings showed that 25.8% of nurses suffered depression, 21.6% had anxiety and47.6% had stress. Results showed significant relationship between depression, anxiety and nurses’ marital status (P<0.05) and also a meaningful relation was shown between level of depression, stress and gender (P<0.05).

Conclusion: In attention to study findings, it can be concluded that presence of job and environmental related stress factors in university increases emotional reactions such as depression, anxiety and stress. Since nurses have important role in health promotion, eliminating ground factors is a priority.

Key words: Nurse, Job Stress, Depression, Anxiety

1-MSc in Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty member of,Baqiyatallah (a.s.) University of Medical Science

2- MSc Student of Nursing (Psychiatric), Baqiyatallah (a.s.) University of Medical Sciences

3- Phd in Nursing Education, Assistant Professor, Faculty member of,Baqiyatallah (a.s.) University of Medical Science

4- MSc in Midwifery (), Faculty member of,Baqiyatallah (a.s.) University of Medical Science

5- Phd in  psychology, Associate Professor, Faculty member of, Baqiyatallah(a.s.) University of Medical Science

6-Psychiatrist, Associate Professor , Faculty member of,Baqiyatallah (a.s.) University of Medical Science

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/3 | Accepted: 2014/08/3 | Published: 2014/08/3

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