Work stress among community psychiatric nurses.

  title={Work stress among community psychiatric nurses.},
  author={Terry McLeod},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={6 10},
This article examines the findings of a research study on the levels and sources of stress among 60 community psychiatric nurses (CPNs) from six health authorities in the midlands area. This three-way comparative study explores the stress levels experienced by CPNs working with primary clients. The hypothesis that higher levels of stress is experienced by CPNs working with the severely mentally ill is supported. The stress levels experienced did appear to vary with the type of clients catered… CONTINUE READING