Sources of Stress among Nurses at Tertiary Hospitals

Aqsa Mubeen


Every human face stress at every level of life as with the passage of life, type of stress has changed. As humane enter into the professional life he/she faces different types of stress. Stress is a crucial factor influencing employees’ job satisfaction and organizational commitment, which are key turnover predictors. Occupational stress occurs when there is an imbalance between the demands of the work place and a worker’s ability to cope(Tuna & Baykal, 2014) . Stress is defined as “adaptive response to a situation that is perceived as challenging or threatening to a person’s to well-being” It has become global problem for working individuals in North America, Europe, and Asia (Ngotngamwong, 2018).A study reported that there is need of special attention by government to enrich the quality of healthcare segments as it is the primary source to provide aid and hope to the patients and relative of them. Health care significant is also clear from the point of view that it provides help to sustain human capital (Fatima et al., 2017) .quantative descriptive cross sectional design will be used in this study .In this study ,target population will be the registered nurses working at Jinnah hospital Lahore. The samples were selected from Jinnah hospital Lahore. Data will be collected through convenient sampling technique .the data were analyzed using software. Statistical package for social science (spss version 21). Overall the mian finding is that all health professionals and hospitals consultants ,general practitioners and senior health service managers(Weinberg and creed,2000).Its indicated that work stress was not influenced by the educational level the gender ,the marital status ,the language of the employee. This result goes along with the importance of treating difficulties outside the workplace in order to decrease the prevalence of anxiety and stress.

Keywords: work stress; sources of stress; stress outcomes.

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