Job related stress has been identified as global health issue which deters the health of nurses. The objective of the study is to determine the severity of job related stress and find out the various sources of job related stress among Nurses of Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro.
A cross-sectional study was performed at Liaquat University Hospital, Jamshoro from 1st July 2015 to 31st January 2016. Study was accomplished on 100 registered nurses. Nurses having valid Pakistan Nursing Council License were included in the study. Purposive non probability sampling method was used to approach the subjects. Structured questionnaire (HCJSSQ) February 2008 was used for data collection. Data analysis was done by using SPSS software version 21.
Out of total 100 study participants, 90 (90%) were females and 10 (10%) were males with mean age of 32.29SD +7.025 years. Majority of nurses 40.64% reported moderate stress, 35.48% of nurse’s responded severe stress and 16.32% of nurses had mild stress. Among the sources of stress, leading source of stress was workload 56%, facing problems in relations with subordinate medical staff as 51%, emotional distress of patients as 50% and 38% of staff are accountable for the value of the work of other staff level of stress.
The study concluded that majority of nurses had job related stress that may cause negative impact on organizational climate. Work load was recognized as the prominent source of causing job related stress among nurses.
Nurses, Workload, Job related Stress.
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- Ghulam Abbas Panhwar
- Aftab Ghouri
- Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University Larkana,
- Institute of Nursing, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi,
- Ghulam Mustafa Shaikh
- University of Sindh, Larkana Campus,
- Shaheen Sherali
- Indus College of Nursing and Midwifery, Karachi.