The relationships among work stress, resourcefulness, and depression level in psychiatric nurses.

  title={The relationships among work stress, resourcefulness, and depression level in psychiatric nurses.},
  author={Shu Mi Wang and Chien Yu Lai and Y Chang and Chiung-Yu Huang and Jaclene A Zauszniewski and Ching-Yun Yu},
  journal={Archives of psychiatric nursing},
  volume={29 1},
Psychiatric nurses are exposed to highly stressful work environments that can lead to depression over time. This study aimed to explore the relationships among work stress, resourcefulness, and depression levels of psychiatric nurses. A cross-sectional design with randomized sampling was used; 154 psychiatric nurses were recruited from six medical centers in Taiwan. Psychiatric nurses' work stress was found positively correlated with their depression level, and negatively related to… CONTINUE READING
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