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AIM This paper analyses the association between nurses' individual characteristics, job features and work engagement. BACKGROUND Current shortage of nurses and turnover justify more research efforts on job satisfaction. Closely associated with job satisfaction is work engagement, a construct which is composed of vigour, dedication and absorption, and(More)
In agreement with the new paradigm of supports, this study examines the adequacy and psychometric properties of the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) in a sample of 182 participants with severe mental illness (mean Global Assessment of Functioning [GAF] score = 60.2). The measure focuses on identifying the profile and intensities of support needs and on the(More)
OBJECTIVE To characterize the intensity of the support needs of individuals with severe mental illness. METHODS Quantitative and descriptive study that applied the Supports Intensity Scale to a sample comprising 182 individuals. RESULTS The supports intensity profile identifies groups, individuals, and areas with different needs of support relative to(More)
BACKGROUND The risks and opportunities associated with the use of technologies are of growing research interest. Patterns of technology usage illuminate these opportunities and risks. However, no studies have assessed the usage patterns (frequency, duration, and intensity) and related factors in young people with intellectual disabilities. METHODS(More)
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