The relation between coping styles and perceived stress in nurses of educational hospitals in Kermanshah University of medical sciences

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Mojgan Safaee pour Zamanee 1 , Mokhtar Arefi 2 , *

1 Department of psychology and Counseling, Branch of Sciences and Researches of Kermanshah, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran

2 Department of psychology and counseling, Branch of Kermanshah, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Safaee pour Zamanee M, Arefi M . The relation between coping styles and perceived stress in nurses of educational hospitals in Kermanshah University of medical sciences, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2015 ; 4(1):e81951.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 4 (1); e81951
Published Online: May 13, 2015
Article Type: Research Article
Received: October 10, 2014
Accepted: March 18, 2015

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Abstract

Background: The one of the main issues in behavioral studies is recognition the ways to deal with stressful situations. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between coping styles and perceived stress among nurses in hospitals and Medical
Sciences universities of Kermanshah.
Methods: this is a descriptive-analytical of cross sectional study. The research sample consisted of 282 nurses in intensive care units and ordinary randomly selected from among nurses in health centers Kermanshah and responded to the questionnaire .
Data using both descriptive statistics and inferential statistics SPSS 20 software using independent t-test, Pearson correlation and multiple regression analyzes were performed.
Results: The result showed that between coping style and perceived stress coping style and perceived stress avoidance relation does not exist (P<0.05) and it was a positive significant relation between excitement circuit styles and intensity of perceived stress (P<0.01) also it was a negative significant relation between issue circuit coping style and perceived stress intensity (P<0.01)
Conclusion: Stress can have negative impacts on clinical practice and mental health of nurses and implementation of an efficient coping strategies to reduce stress and improve mental health nurses can help to increasing the quality of nursing care.

 

Keywords

Perceived stress coping style nurses

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