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:: Volume 1, Issue 4 (3-2013) ::
مدیریت پرستاری 2013, 1(4): 36-44 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between personality characteristics and coping strategies with job stress in nurses
Asghar Jafari , Mojtaba Amiri Majd1 , Zahra Esfandiary *
1- Iran
Student Counseling and Guidance, Abhar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Abhar, Iran , esfandiaryzahra@yahoo.com
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Introduction: for doing professional responsibilities, Nurses are confronting with crises of anxiety and stress that theses reduce quality level of their services. Thus by identifying coping styles of nurses, can reduce job stress based on their personality characteristics. Aim: The present study aimed to determine the relationship of personality characteristics and coping styles with job stress in nurses. Method: Research design was correlation that did in 2012. Using cluster sampling random 108 nurses selected from various sections of hospitals in Hamadan. Data collected by questionnaires of NEO with Cronbach alpha for neuroticism, 0/82 Openness experience, 0/69 Conscientiousness, 0/76 Agreeableness, 0/73 Extroversion, 0/70, COPING with Cronbach alpha for direct coping, 0/70 Distancing, 0/61 self- control, 0/70 Social supporting, 0/76 responsibility, 0/66 Escape Avoidance, 0/72 planed problem- solving, 0/67 positive reappraisal, 0/79, and Job stress with validity, 0/87 reliability, 0/83. and analyzed by tests of person correlation (p<0/01) and ANOVA. Results: Results indicated that there is significant relationship between neuroticism and job stress (r=0/297). In addition, there was relationship between neuroticism and avoidant- escape coping style (r =0/428). But there is no relationship between coping styles and job stress. Avoidant- escape coping style can mediated in relationship of neuroticism and job stress. Conclusion: Coping strategies can differently mediated in relationship of personality traits and job stress in public hospitals. Therefore, for selecting nurses should be evaluated personality trait and coping strategies.
Keywords: nurses, job stress, personality characteristics, coping strategies
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/12/22 | Accepted: 2013/10/6 | Published: 2013/10/6
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Jafari A, Amiri Majd M, Esfandiary Z. Relationship between personality characteristics and coping strategies with job stress in nurses. مدیریت پرستاری 2013; 1 (4) :36-44
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Volume 1, Issue 4 (3-2013) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه مدیریت پرستاری Quarterly Journal of Nursing Management
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