Paper Information

Journal:   JOURNAL OF NURSING EDUCATION (JNE)   FALL 2014 , Volume 3 , Number 3 (9); Page(s) 50 To 58.
 
Paper: 

THE COMPARISON OF COMPONENT PSYCHOLOGICAL QUALITY OF LIFE IN THE WORK SHIFTS FIXED AND SHIFTS VARIABLE IN NURSES

 
 
Author(s):  BAYRAMI M., MOVAHEDI Y.*, ABHARI A.
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, FACULTY OF PSYCHOLOGY, TABRIZ UNIVERSITY OF PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION OF SCIENCES, TABRIZ, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Work shifts have many physiological and psychological consequences and can lead to a number of consequences for nurses. The present study carried out with the aim of comparison of psychological components of quality of life associated with health in nurses in fix and variable shifts.
Method: This was a comparative-cross sectional study. Participants in this study consisted of all nurses in Tabriz hospitals who were selected randomly and the sample size for each group were estimated as 80 participants. We used two demographic and psychological questionnaires.
Results: Collected data were analyzed through descriptive statistical methods, mean and standard deviation and inferential statistical methods. There are significant differences in mental health and the component of role playing limitation due to emotional, and Happiness (P<0.01); but there are not significant differences between two groups in social function (P>0.05).
Conclusion: Nurses with fixed work shifts reported better degrees of quality of life compared with nurses who work variable shifts.

 
Keyword(s): SLEEP, PHYSIOLOGY, JOB, NURSES
 
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