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Stress and coping: junior baccalaureate nursing students in clinical settings.
  • G. Mahat
  • Medicine
  • Nursing forum
  • 1 March 1998
Junior baccalaureate nursing students' perceived stressors and ways of coping during the clinical component of nursing education and the use of coping strategies by students with different ethnic backgrounds revealed that both Caucasian and African-American students used more problem-focused than emotion-focused coping strategies. Expand
Positive Health Practices of Urban Minority Adolescents
Suggestions are provided that will assist school nurses to meet their goal of promoting positive health practices among adolescents by examining factors related to health practices of urban minority adolescents. Expand
Preliminary evidence of an adolescent HIV/AIDS peer education program.
There was a significant difference in HIV knowledge between the peer education group and the traditionally educated group, with the peer group demonstrating greater knowledge and students in the intervention group were more likely to engage in safe sex. Expand
An integrative review of adolescent hope.
The purpose of this integrative review was to synthesize the published research on adolescent hope using Cooper's (Cooper, H. M. (1989). Integrating research: A guide for literature reviews (2ndExpand
HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and beliefs among Nepalese adolescents.
The findings of this study will help policymakers and healthcare professionals develop a culturally sensitive and needs specific educational programme for urban Nepalese adolescents and may have lessons for public health and school nurses working in similar contexts. Expand
Factors influencing health practices of Nepalese adolescent girls.
The data demonstrated that social support, self-esteem, and hope relate to positive health practices of Nepalese adolescent girls, and nurse practitioners and other health care providers need to better understand factors that impact the health of adolescents around the world. Expand
Perceived stressors and coping strategies among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis.
  • G. Mahat
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of advanced nursing
  • 1 June 1997
Pain was the predominantly perceived stressor followed by limitation in mobility, difficulties in carrying out activities of daily living, helplessness, dependency on others, threat to self-esteem, interference in social activity, interference on family relationships, difficulties performing at work, and discomfort of the treatment. Expand
Social Support, Acculturation, and Optimism
There were statistically significant positive relationships between SS and optimism with PHP, between acculturation and PHP, and between optimism and SS. Expand
Predictors of Life Satisfaction in HIV‐Positive Nepali Women
  • L. Eller, G. Mahat
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS…
  • 1 September 2007
The authors discuss the challenges of international studies, including salience of the concept of quality of life, conceptual and cultural equivalence of instruments, identification of culturally relevant concerns, disclosure of private information, and instrument format. Expand
HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Self-Efficacy for Limiting Sexual Risk Behavior and Parental Monitoring.
The results showed that HIV/AIDS knowledge improved significantly in both 7th and 9th grade students after the intervention, and HIV/ AIDS knowledge was associated with self-efficacy; however it was not associated with parental monitoring. Expand