Psychosocial job characteristics, social support, and sense of coherence as determinants of mental health among nurses.

@article{Malinauskien2009PsychosocialJC,
  title={Psychosocial job characteristics, social support, and sense of coherence as determinants of mental health among nurses.},
  author={Vilija Malinauskienė and Palmira Leisyte and Romualdas Malinauskas},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2009},
  volume={45 11},
  pages={
          910-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Employment in human service occupations as nursing is reported to display high risk for mental health, and occupational stress has been found to be one of the major work-related health problems. The objective of the study was to explore the associations between psychosocial job characteristics, social support, and internal resources as determinants of mental health status in a sample of Kaunas district nurses. MATERIAL AND METHODS A survey was conducted among the nurses of Kaunas… CONTINUE READING

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