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Anxiety among Nurses: CSB Faculty Conducts Research

Posted by Cameron School of Business on Oct 18, 2021 9:31:43 AM

Guest Blogger: This Insights article was contributed by Dr. Minoo Modaresnezhad, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Martha C. Andrews, Professor of Management, and Jessica Mesmer-Magnus, Chair and Professor of Management, UNCW Cameron School of Business.(this post originally appeared on WilmingtonBiz.com on October 15, 2021).

Understanding the Causes and Consequences and the Role of Supervisor Support

The nursing profession has long been recognized as a stressful occupation, with many nurses reporting high anxiety levels resulting from job-related stress. During their everyday work life, nurses are likely to struggle with excessive work constraints, work-family conflict, verbal abuse, negative teamwork experiences, inadequate support, and overtime. The stress from these regular experiences is associated with lower job satisfaction, increased turnover intentions, and actual turnover. Given that individuals have limited psychological, emotional, and physical resources with which to effectively deal with these challenges, it is important to gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of a nurse’s work environment so solutions can be identified to ultimately reduce anxiety experienced by nurses.

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