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An Assessment Of Level Of Work-Related Stress Among Nursing Officers In Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital In Sri Lanka

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W.A.Nishshanka, S.M.Arnold, K.W.C.U.K.Kendangamuwa



Index Terms: Community, Enormous,Feeling of not coping, link, Nursing Officers, Unfavorable, Work related stress.



Abstract: Stress is a state of emotional, cognitive, behavioral and physical reactions to unfavorable situations and is characterized by high levels of arousal, distress and feelings of not coping. It has major behavioral and health implications. Stress has a special significance in health care where the workers experience both psychosocial and physical stress. As front-line health care workers who are in the wards for twenty four hours a day, Nursing Officers are at high risk of stress, due to their enormous responsibilities. In the ward setting they act as the link between the physicians, patients and the community.



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