Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[The effect of work uncertainty on burnout and health of nurses]

NÉMETH Anikó1, LANTOS Katalin1, BÁRSONYNÉ KIS Klára1

APRIL 30, 2015

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2015;28(02)

[Aim of the research: To measure how work uncertainty effects on burnout, psychosomatic symptoms and subjective health conditious. Research and sampling methods: In this cross-sectional study the authors have conducted a group of nurses (N=29) at Mátra Health Institute in 2013-2014. The survey was designed by the authors. Results: The burnout becomes higher as the uncertainty at the workplace rises (p=0,038; r=0,387). The degree of the burnout correlates with the subjective negative health status (p<0,001; r=-0,650) and with the appearance of psychosomatic symptoms (p=0,003; r=0,530). The most common psychosomatic symptoms are the backache and dorsal pain, weakness, weariness, headache and sleeping problems. Conclusions: The uncertainty influences only the degree of the burnout, and it had no any effect on other variables) ]

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