A qualitative study of resilience and posttraumatic stress disorder in United States ICU nurses

@article{Mealer2012AQS,
  title={A qualitative study of resilience and posttraumatic stress disorder in United States ICU nurses},
  author={Meredith Mealer and Jacqueline Jones and Marc Moss},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={38},
  pages={1445-1451}
}
PurposeIntensive care unit (ICU) nurses are at increased risk of developing psychological problems including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, there are resilient individuals who thrive and remain employed as ICU nurses for many years. The purpose of this study was to identify mechanisms employed by highly resilient ICU nurses to develop preventative therapies to obviate the development of PTSD in ICU nurses.MethodsQualitative study using semi-structured telephone interviews with… CONTINUE READING

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