Stress in perioperative nursing: sources, frequency and correlations to personality factors.

@article{Santamaria1998StressIP,
  title={Stress in perioperative nursing: sources, frequency and correlations to personality factors.},
  author={Nick Santamaria and Susan B. O'Sullivan},
  journal={Collegian},
  year={1998},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          10-5
        }
}
Psychological stress in perioperative nursing is a complex phenomenon that is often reported in the literature as having potentially detrimental consequences. However, little specific research has been conducted into the causes and possible mediating processes involved in the stress response. The aims of this pilot study were firstly, to identify the range of stressors encountered by a group of perioperative nurses (n = 47) and secondly, to investigate the relationship of the reported… CONTINUE READING