Relationship between psychological problems and quality of work life of Intensive Care Units Nurses
Journal of Critical Care Nursing : June 30, 2011,
4 (3); e7097
July 30, 2011
Article Type: Research Article
August 28, 2016
January 10, 2011
A , Sarhangi
F , Daneshmandi
M , Reiisifar
A , Hajiamini
Z, et al. Relationship between psychological problems and quality of work life of Intensive Care Units Nurses,
Crit Care Nurs J.
Aims: Nurses as the major group of health service providers need to have the satisfactory quality of work life in order to
give desirably care for the patients. The purpose of this research has been to study the “Relationship between
psychological problems and quality of work life of intensive care unit nurses”.
Methods: This cross-sectional study which is descriptive –correlation was accomplished on 143 nurses working in
intensive care unit of Tehran hospitals in 2010. Data with using of three questionnaires including demographic
characteristics, questionnaire of quality of work life based on Walton’s model and the standard questionnaire of
DASS21 was gatherd. The information was analyzed using SPSS16 software and Pearson correlation test and chisquare
Results: There has been no correlation between quality of work life and stress (p=0.07) and depression (p=0.05), but
there has been a weak inverse correlation with anxiety (p=0.002, r=-0/27).
Conclusion: It is essential to consider nurses’ anxiety especially by directors due to anxiety impact on reduction of
nurses’ quality of work life.
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