Journal article

Reducing stress, anxiety and depression in undergraduate nursing students: Systematic review.

Mohammad A Aloufi, Rebecca J Jarden, Marie F Gerdtz, Suzanne Kapp

Nurse Education Today | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Undergraduate nursing students may experience high levels of stress, anxiety or depression. This can not only influence their personal wellbeing and academic performance, but also communication with patients during clinical placement and the quality and safety of the healthcare delivered. The objective of the review was to identify interventions that target stress, anxiety or depressed mood in undergraduate nursing students during their undergraduate course. REVIEW METHOD: A quantitative systematic review, guided by the Joanna Briggs Institute methodology, was conducted. The review considered studies that included undergraduate nurses, and which evaluated interventions targeting s..

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