PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS AND WORK STRESS OF NURSING HOSPITAL IN GUADALAJARA, MÉXICO

Stress at work is a problem of great magnitude and global significance, and affects the worker productivity. In the hospital setting, can be caused by psychosocial factors that have recently been defined, for the above we decided to determine which psychosocial factors are associated with occupation...

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Autores Principales: Enríquez, Claudia B., Colunga, Cecilia, Preciado, María de Lourdes, Ángel, Mario, Domínguez, Rebeca
Formato: http://purl.org/coar/resource_type/c_6501
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Universidad Libre 2011
Acceso en línea:http://hdl.handle.net/10901/14840
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Sumario:Stress at work is a problem of great magnitude and global significance, and affects the worker productivity. In the hospital setting, can be caused by psychosocial factors that have recently been defined, for the above we decided to determine which psychosocial factors are associated with occupational stress in nursing staff in tertiary care. Methodology: transversal study on probability sample of 218 nurses assigned to Pediatric Hospital. We applied the validated instrument called psychosocial factors at work and stress, inventory Seppo Aro, with Cronbach's alpha of 0.83 and 0.88 respectively and sociodemographic variables were considered contractual. With SPSS 10.0, we use descriptive statistics and X2, on the significant P <0,05. Results: mean age 37 + / -8 years, 55% married, 17% nursing auxiliaries, 54% nurse (or) general, 18% specialists, 11% floor managers, 35% day shift, 30% and 35% evening night. Stress found in 24% of the sample, not associated with socio-demographic characteristics except contractual shift. Psychosocial factors in 5 of 7 dimensions associated with stress. Remuneration and social interaction have no significant association. Workplace conditions and requirements are rated more negatively by people under stress and identified in 57% and 80% as poor, respectively.Conclusions: Psychosocial factors at work are classified as unfavorable by 37%. The frequency of stress is lower than reported, however, mustaddress the problem of stress and their relation to psychosocial factors atwork.