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Ahrari S, Bahrami M, EshghiZadeh M, Khaligh A, Rashidi F. Study of the Level of Stress and Coping Methods in Nursing Students of Gonabad in 2012: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2016; 15 (4) :379-386
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torbat heydari university of medical scinesyeh
Keywords: Stress, Coping, Student, Gonabad
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Study of the Level of Stress and Coping Methods in Nursing Students of Gonabad in 2012: A Short Report

Sh. Ahrari[1], M. Bahrami[2], M. EshghiZadeh[3], A. Khaligh[4], F. Rashidi

Received: 23/07/2014      Sent for Revision: 24/11/2014Revised Manuscript 14/05/2016Accepted: 15/05/2016

Background and Objectives: Students experience different stressors throughout their education. Therefore, strategies to reduce stress and prevent its consequences  are necessary. This study was carried out to determine the levels of stress and coping methods used by nursing students in the city of Gonabad.

Material and Methods: This cross-sectional study carried out in 2012in which a total of 300 nursing students of Medical University of Gonabad were recruited by census method. Data were collected using personal characteristics,  depression, anxiety ,and stress scale questionnaires (DASS21) and coping method questionnaire (CISS-48). Data were analyzed using Pearson’s correlation coefficient and chi-square test.

Results: The results indicated that  majority of the students had normal stress level (56.7%) and 41.7 % of them used problem-oriented coping style Also a reversed and significant  correlation was found between problem-oriented coping style with stress (r= -0.208, p= 0.001) and semester with stress (r=-0.122, p=0 .035). There was also a significant relationship between history of anxiety disorder and stress score (p=0.001).

Conclusion: According to the results, students should be educated about positive coping methods against stress such as problem-oriented coping style, so that negative effects of stressors on the quality of clinical education can be reduced as possible .

Key words: Stress, Coping, Student, Gonabad

Funding: This study was funded by Gonabad University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Gonabad University of Medical Sciences approved the study

How to cite this article: Ahrari Sh, Bahrami M, EshghiZadeh M, Khaligh A, Rashidi F. Study of the Level of Stress and Coping Methods in Nursing Students of Gonabad in 2012: A Short Report. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2016; 15(4): 379-86. [Farsi]

 

[1]- Academic Member, Dept. of Paramedical, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran

[2]- Academic Member, Dept. of Internal Surgery, Torbat Heydarieh University of Medical Sciences, Torbat Heydarieh, Iran

   (Corresponding Author) Tel: (051) 52226011, Fax: (051) 52228026, E-mail: bahramim901@gmail.com

[3]- Academic Member, Dept. of Pediatrics , Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran

[4]- BSc in Nursing, Student Research Committee, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran

Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2014/07/21 | Accepted: 2016/05/15 | Published: 2016/07/18

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