The overall goal of this study was to examine the relationship among work stressors, burnout, and sense of coherence (SOC) in dialysis nurses. Two hundred thirty-eight registered nurses from 56 dialysis units completed a demographic data form, the Nursing Stress Scale, the Maslach Burnout Inventory, and Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence Scale. The results indicated that work load was the major contributing factor to both overall stress and burnout. Understanding the stressors that affect responses to the work environment will allow for successful interventions to alter the risk of exhaustion and burnout.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||545-553, discussion 554|
|Journal||ANNA journal / American Nephrology Nurses" Association|
|State||Published - Dec 1992|
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