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|Title||Job Stress and Mental Health among Female Nurses at Governmental and Private Gaza Strip Hospitals|
The purposes of this study were first to identify the nursing job stress and identify the relationship between job stress and mental health among female nurses working in governmental and private Gaza Strip hospitals and to explore study variables (job stress and mental health). The descriptive and analytical study to achieve these aims, a sample of (124) nurses working in governmental hospitals and (22) nurses working in private hospitals in Gaza Strip were randomly selected for the study. Study tool "questionnaire", which was developed based on the literature review, was validated by a number of referees. Reliability was tested using Alpha Cronbach Equation and Half Split Method through the SPSS software for internal Consistency.. Reliability rate was(0.90). For data analysis, the researcher used Frequencies and Percentile, Alpha- Cronbach Test for measuring reliability of the items of the questionnaire, Pearson correlation coefficients for measuring validity of the items of the questionnaires, Spearman-Brown Coefficient, one sample t test, independent samples t test, one way ANOVA test, Scheffe test for multiple comparison. Findings: - There is a statistically significant difference among governmental and private nurses in the responses to Mental health scale at significant level and the difference is in favor of the nurses who work in private hospitals. - The results for nurses work at Governmental hospitals about job stress was equals 66.51% and about mental health equals73.62 %, The average of the opinion of nurses work in private hospitals about job stress equals 64.95% and mental health78.35%. - There is no statistically significant difference in the responses of job stress and mental health scale among female nurses due to the type of hospital (government and private); age; qualification ; years of service ; monthly salary (NIS); type of housing ; type of hospital place of residence ;and family size at significant level . - There are statistical differences about mental health scale only due to social Status that the difference between "single ", and "Divorced" in favor of "Divorced". Recommendation: - Increase the allocations of nursing personnel in Palestinian hospitals. - Improve work conditions and environment (hardware, tools and equipment) - Apply the control cycle of risk assessment and management through the identification, analysis and management of risks, and protection of workers. - Ensure workloads correspond to workers’ capabilities and resources. - Clearly define workers’ responsibilities.
|Publisher||الجامعة الإسلامية - غزة|
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