A qualitative analysis of stress, uplifts and coping in the personal and professional lives of Singaporean nurses.

@article{Lim2011AQA,
  title={A qualitative analysis of stress, uplifts and coping in the personal and professional lives of Singaporean nurses.},
  author={JoAnne Yong-Kwan Lim and Julie Hepworth and Fiona Elizabeth Bogossian},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={67 5},
  pages={1022-33}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a descriptive study of nurses' experiences of daily stress and coping. BACKGROUND Much of the research on stress in nursing is quantitative and has focused on only work stressors. Moreover, few studies have examined the uplifting side of living and the role it may play in moderating stress. A theoretical framework on stress and coping, 'hassles' and 'uplifts' was used to examine nurses' experiences across their personal and professional lives from a qualitative… CONTINUE READING