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Effects of Smartphone-Based Stress Management on Improving Work Engagement Among Nurses in Vietnam: Secondary Analysis of a Three-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial

Natsu Sasaki, Kotaro Imamura, Thi Thu Tran Thuy, Thanh Nguyen Huong, Kazuto Kuribayashi, Asuka Sakuraya, Minh Bui Thu, Thuy Nguyen Quynh, Thi Nguyen Nga, Thi Huong Nguyen Giang, Melvyn Weibin Zhang, Harry Minas, Yuki Sekiya, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Akizumi Tsutsumi, Akihito Shimazu, Norito Kawakami

Journal of Medical Internet Research | JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC | Published : 2021


BACKGROUND: Work engagement is important for employee well-being and work performance. However, no intervention study has investigated the effect of an eMental Health intervention on work engagement among workers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to examine the effects of a newly developed smartphone-based stress management program (ABC Stress Management) on improving work engagement among hospital nurses in Vietnam, an LMIC. METHODS: Full-time registered nurses (n=949) were randomly assigned to one of 2 intervention groups or a control group. The intervention groups were a 6-week, 6-lesson program offering basic cognitive behavioral therapy (CB..

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Awarded by Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development under grant numbers JP17jk0110014 and JP18jk0110014. The funder had no role in study design, data collection, data analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.