Emotional labour and stress within mental health nursing.

  title={Emotional labour and stress within mental health nursing.},
  author={Sandi Mann and John Cowburn},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  volume={12 2},
For many within the nursing profession, the work role involves a great deal of emotional work or 'emotional labour'. Such emotional work can be performed through 'surface acting' in which the individual simply feigns an appropriate emotion, or through 'deep acting' in which they actually try to feel the required emotion. The current study aims to aid understanding of the complex relationship between components of emotional labour and stress within the mental health nursing sector. Thirty-five… CONTINUE READING

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