Akiko Maruyama

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AIM We aimed to clarify the relationship between assertiveness and burnout among nurse managers at university hospitals. METHODS The directors at three university hospitals agreed to cooperate with our study. During a one-month period from May to June 2007, a self-administered questionnaire was distributed to 203 nurse managers (head and sub-head nurses).(More)
AIM This paper is a report of a longitudinal study of the relationship of working mothers' parenting style to their children's social competence and vocabulary/ motor/intellectual development. BACKGROUND With an increasing number of women choosing to remain in the workforce after starting a family, there has been a concomitant increase in use of(More)
This paper is an examination of the in‡uence of an individual’s self-con…dence (overcon…dence or undercon…dence) on others in the marriage market. We consider a model in which there are three types of men and women according to marital charm, and some men/women overestimate/underestimate their own types. The result obtained is that the self-con…dence of(More)
AIM This prospective cohort study aims to clarify the factors affecting burnout in female nurses who have preschool-age children. METHODS The subjects were 2151 female nurses who have preschool-age children and work at 70 city hospitals across Japan. The questionnaires were completed by 1644 female nurses with preschool-age children in October 2010, and(More)
AIM Burnout is a common feature among healthcare professionals; however, little systematic research exists on burnout among nurses who are raising children. The burnout-related factors among female nurses with children under the age of 3 years were identified in order to ascertain potential burnout prevention methods. METHODS In total, 1681 nurses with(More)
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