ERIC Number: EJ662430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Aggression Exposure and Mental Health among Nurses.
Lam, Lawrence T.
Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health, v1 n2 Jun 2002
Investigates the extent of aggression exposure and the effects of exposure on the psychological health of nursing staff in hospitals. Results suggested that nearly 40% of staff experienced psychological distress, while nearly 10% experienced moderate to severe depression. Results of the logistic analyses indicated that frequent exposure to aggressive patients is detrimental to the mental health of nurses. (Contains 40 references.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia