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Stress i sjuksköterskans vardag: En litteraturbaserad uppsats om copingstrategier
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
University West, Department of Health Sciences, Section for nursing - undergraduate level.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Stress in the everyday life of a registered nurse : A literature based study of coping strategies (English)
Abstract [en]

Stress is well known to go hand in hand with registered nurses and the nursing field. The aim was to examine stress related coping strategies experienced and used by registered nurses from different countries all over the world. This qualitative study was done by analyzing the results from 10 different articles. The findings showed that there was multiple coping strategies that is being used by nurses to cope with the stress they experience at work. Some of the coping strategies were done after work; For instance, different physical activities including yoga and sports. Other coping strategies that were found are more work related. For example, the importance of knowing yourself in your nursing role, knowing your limits, and the importance of having a good relationship with your colleagues. Employers can use these strategies on a daily basis both and registered nurses to cope with work related stress.

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2016. , 16 p.
Keyword [en]
Coping strategies, experience, health, registered nurse, stress
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-9709Local ID: EXO502OAI: diva2:952068
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Nursing science
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Nursing Programme
Available from: 2016-08-16 Created: 2016-08-11 Last updated: 2016-09-06Bibliographically approved

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