Journal article

Perceived stress, self-compassion and job burnout in nurses: the moderating role of self-compassion

Abbas Abdollahi, Azadeh Taheri, Kelly A Allen

Journal of Research in Nursing | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020


Background: Job burnout is more prevalent among nurses than other medical team members and may have adverse effects on the mental and physical health of both nurses and their patients. Aims: To evaluate the associations between job burnout as a dependent variable with perceived stress and self-compassion as independent variables, and test the buffering role of self-compassion in the link between perceived stress and job burnout in nurses. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study with a convenience sampling method. A total of 150 nurses from four hospitals in Tehran, Iran participated in this study and completed three questionnaires, namely the Perceived Stress Scale, the Self-Compassion Scal..

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