Violence at the workplace--a questionnaire survey of nurses.

  title={Violence at the workplace--a questionnaire survey of nurses.},
  author={Dorota Merecz and Joanna Rymaszewska and Agnieszka Mościcka and Andrzej Kiejna and Joanna Jarosz-Nowak},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  volume={21 7},
BACKGROUND In the health sector, anywhere in the world nurses are one of the most exposed groups to violence. However, it is not obvious that psychiatric nurses (PNs) are more exposed to aggression and burnout. OBJECTIVES To determine the nature and effects of aggressive acts towards nursing staff in psychiatric and other medical services in Poland. METHODS Various questionnaires (Stress at Work Scale, General Health Questionnaire, Maslach Burnout Inventory, Work Satisfaction Scale), were… CONTINUE READING

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