Stress and burnout in psychiatric nursing.

  title={Stress and burnout in psychiatric nursing.},
  author={Patrick F. Sullivan},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={8 2},
The purpose of this literature review is to focus on the issue of occupational stress in psychiatric nursing and to examine academic work related to the concepts of stress, coping and burnout. The review concludes with comments on the implications for nursing practice, education, research and management.