Asian Journal of Information Technology

Year: 2016
Volume: 15
Issue: 4
Page No. 776 - 780

A Study on the Impact of Occupational Stress on Mental Health among Nurses

Authors : S.S. Pavithra and S. Chandra Kumar Mangalam

Abstract: Research on occupational stress has assumed increasing interest and importance in both industrialized as well as developing countries of the world. It has become critical in the last two decades because of the changed business environment. The combination of fluctuating work environment with competing work and family commitments has negatively affect employees in many ways such as lowered employee morale, reduced productivity and increased employee turnover. Till today, the literature on occupational stress is widespread which focused on western settings and reasonably little work is done on nursing in India. The purpose of this study was to study the level of stress perceived by nurses working in private hospitals in Coimbatore District Tamil Nadu. More particularly, the objectives of the study were: to identify the level of occupational stress among nurses working in private hospitals in Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India and to investigate whether there is any relationship between the occupational stress and mental health among the nurses.

How to cite this article:

S.S. Pavithra and S. Chandra Kumar Mangalam, 2016. A Study on the Impact of Occupational Stress on Mental Health among Nurses. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 15: 776-780.

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