The Convergence Study on the Relationship between the Job Stress and Mental Health of Nurses

간호사의 직무 스트레스와 정신건강 관련성에 대한 융합적 연구

  • Received : 2015.07.29
  • Accepted : 2015.10.20
  • Published : 2015.10.31


This study was to explore the relationship between the job stress and mental health of nurses. The participants were 291 nurses from two general hospitals in C city. Job stress, mental health, and general characteristics of nurses were measured. The data were collected from April 7 to 30, 2015. The collected data was analyzed with descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients and multiple regression analysis. The mean score for job stress was 61.96 point and 92.45 for mental health. The mean scores for job stress were significantly different by age and turnover experience in nurses. Job stress was positively correlated with mental health(r=.233, p=.000). The findings indicate that job stress has an influence on mental health. We'd like to provide basic data on developing convergence programs to prevent and intervene job stress considering nurses' mental health problems in nursing service that is rapidly changing and specialized for the convergence generation.


Job;Stress;Mental health;Nurse;Convergence


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