Social Support Sources and Emotional Exhaustion among Hospital Nursing Staff

  title={Social Support Sources and Emotional Exhaustion among Hospital Nursing Staff},
  author={Joseph A Marin and Manuel Garc{\'i}a-Ram{\'i}rez},
The role of three sources of social support (family as kin, co-workers as insiders, and supervisors as outsiders) on the emotional exhaustion were analyzed in a sample of 210 nurses at a general hospital in Seville, a city in the south of Spain. They were given an adaptation of the Nursing Stress Scale, (Gray-Toff & Anderson 1981), the Multidimensional Support Scale (Winefield, Winefield, Tiggemann 1992), previously adapted in a sample of nurses and the emotional exhaustion scale of the Spanish… CONTINUE READING


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