‘Care Under Pressure’: a realist review of interventions to tackle doctors’ mental ill-health and its impacts on the clinical workforce and patient care – 2018

Introduction Mental ill-health is prevalent across all groups of health professionals and this is of great concern in many countries. In the UK, the mental health of the National Health Service (NHS) workforce is a major healthcare issue, leading to presenteeism, absenteeism and loss of staff from the workforce. Most

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Burnout Among Direct-Care Workers in Nursing Homes: Influences of Organizational, Work Place, Interpersonal, and Personal Characteristics – 2018-01-10

Aims and Objectives The many negative effects of burnout have prompted researchers to better understand the factors contributing to it. The purpose of this paper is to add to this body of knowledge through the study of burnout among direct care workers (DCWs) in nursing homes (NH). Background Perhaps the

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Impact of Workplace Violence Against Nurses’ Thriving at Work, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intention:A Cross-sectional Study – 2018

Aims and objectives We investigated the inter-relationships between workplace violence (WPV), thriving at work, and turnover intention among Chinese nurses and explored the action mechanism among these variables. Background WPV is a dangerous occupational hazard globally, and it is pervasive in the health service industry. As a corollary, WPV may

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Job-related stress in psychiatric assistant nurses – 2017-10-17

Aim We aimed to clarify how stress among psychiatric assistant nurses (PANs) differed from Registered Nurses (PRNs). Design Cross-sectional survey study was conducted with PRNs and PANs working in six psychiatric hospitals in Japan. Methods The Psychiatric Nurse Job Stressor Scale (PNJSS) and the job stressor and stress reaction subscales

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Mental Disorder Symptoms among Public Safety Personnel in Canada – 2018

Background: Canadian public safety personnel (PSP; e.g., correctional workers, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, police officers) are exposed to potentially traumatic events as a function of their work. Such exposures contribute to the risk of developing clinically significant symptoms related to mental disorders. The current study was designed to provide estimates of

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Morale, stress and coping strategies of staff working in the emergency department: A comparison of two different-sized departments – 2018

Objective Clinical staff in EDs are subject to a range of stressors. The objective of this study was to describe and compare clinical staff perceptions of their ED’s working environment across two different Australian EDs. Methods This was a cross-sectional, descriptive, research design that included distribution of three survey tools

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Perceived workplace adversity and correctional officer psychological well-being: an international examination of the impact of officer response styles – 2018-02

Correctional officers work in a highly challenging environment and are at a heightened risk of a range of negative stress-related health conditions. This study examines how correctional officer responses to adversity moderate the association between perceived workplace adversity and psychological well-being. The aim was to assess the degree that perceived

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Suicidal ideation, plans, and attempts among public safety personnel in Canada – 2018

Substantial media attention has focused on suicide among Canadian Public Safety Personnel (PSP; e.g., correctional workers, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, police). The attention has raised significant concerns about the mental health impact of public safety service, as well as interest in the correlates for risk of suicide. There have only been

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Transforming Compassion Fatigue

In this webinar you’ll learn the following: the need to address compassion fatigue physical, psychological and behavioral signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue components of self-compassion 2016-02-17 Presented by Patricia Baigent. Moderated by Trevor Tymchuk. Click here to watch the webinar Transforming Compassion Fatigue Webinar – 2016-02-17

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Transforming Compassion Fatigue – 2015-11-16

Compassion Fatigue and vicarious trauma are natural consequences of the work carried out by those employed in law enforcement, mental health and the justice occupations. We can no longer afford to view the ‘burned out’ staff as an anomaly. We must take action to protect the psychological well-being of helping professionals. Tranforming

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Violence against doctors, a serious concern for healthcare organizations to ponder about – 2018-01

Highlights • Aggression and violence against doctors is reportedly high. • Quantification of the sense of safety felt by male and female primary care physicians. • Determining the proportion of doctors who experienced aggression and violence. • Determining the type of aggression or violence. • Needing the necessary subject be

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