Interpersonal Stress in Nursing: The development of the Difficult Patient Stress Scale

@inproceedings{Santamaria1994InterpersonalSI,
  title={Interpersonal Stress in Nursing: The development of the Difficult Patient Stress Scale},
  author={Nick Santamaria},
  year={1994}
}
Stress in nursing has been well documented in the literature for more than thirty years yet it remains a poorly understood problem by nurse educators, this is due in part to theoretical and methodological constraints to the investigation of this phenomenon and the multi-factorial nature of stress. This situation presents educators with the dilemma of preparing nurses to practice in an environment in which the scope, severity and impact of stressors is largely unknown. This paper describes the… CONTINUE READING

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