Vol. 9, Issue 10 (2020)
Occupational stress among nurses in multispecialty hospitals in Ludhiana city
Sujata Kumari and Harpinder Kaur
Nursing is a job exposed to nerve wracking or stressful workload which is related to poor psychological and physical health. Similarly patients approaching hospitals are themselves suffering a considerable level of stress often being difficult, scared and resentful. Nurses working in hospitals can be finding themselves reacting with a growing sense of frustration and irritability. Stress is a harmful experience or distress which can lead to physical ill health and psychosomatic disorders. Stress is a major factor that nurses have to deal with often while in their work environment. Stress related impact can lead to job dissatisfaction and burnout (Zani and pietrantoni 2001). Joseph and Paniel (1986) also reported that stress among nurses appears to be a serious problem affecting the delivery of health care. Ergonomic intervention may change any of the risk factor which is related to stress and their performance can be enhanced and some exercise can decrease impact of stress among nurses. Therefore, the present study was undertaken to identify the stress related risk factors and to find stress related impact on health of the nurses.
How to cite this article:
Sujata Kumari, Harpinder Kaur. Occupational stress among nurses in multispecialty hospitals in Ludhiana city. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(10):104-106.