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Correlation between Anger and Job Motivation among Psychiatric Nurses in Kashan Psychiatric Hospital
E. Kouchaki1, S. Rezaei *2, M. Motaghi3
1- Neurology Department, Medical Faculty, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
2- Nursing Department, Nursing & Midwifery Faculty, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran , rezaii.sara@ymail.com
3- Clinical Research Center, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
Abstract:   (389 Views)

Aims: In general, nurses who work in department of psychiatric are in fact interacting with emotional disorders of patients once providing their care services. higher levels of job motivation and satisfaction can markedly foster service improvement. The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between anger and job motivation in nurses of a psychiatric hospital.  

Instrument & Methods: In this cross-sectional descriptive research in 2014, all 50 psychiatry nurses working at Kargarnejad Hospital of Kashan City, Iran, were entirely studied. A demographical questionnaire, the Anger Multiple Scale and the Job Motivation Scale were used for data gathering. Data were analyzed by SPSS 19 software using Pearson correlation coefficient.

Findings: The mean score of anger was 3.01±0.36 and of job motivation was 1.70±0.86. There was a significant relationship between job motivation and the number of family members and conditions of employment of nurses (p=0.001). There was a significant inverse relationship between scores of anger and job motivation of psychiatry nurses of the hospital (r=-0.712; p=0.001).

Conclusion: There is a relationship between anger and job motivation in nurses of Kashan Psychiatric hospital.

Keywords: Anger, Job Motivation, Psychiatry, Nurse
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2016/08/4 | Accepted: 2016/08/29 | Published: 2017/03/1
* Corresponding Author Address: Kargarnejad Hospital, 5th of Qotb-e Ravandi Boulevard, Kashan, Iran. Postal Code: 87159-73446



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