Affiliation: University of Iceland
- Whose voice? Whose experiences? Women's qualitative accounts of general and private discussion of premenstrual syndromeHerdis Sveinsdottir
Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 16:414-23. 2002....
- Occupational stress, job satisfaction, and working environment among Icelandic nurses: a cross-sectional questionnaire surveyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Department of Nursing and Institute of Nursing Research, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Int J Nurs Stud 43:875-89. 2006..Nurses' occupational stress decreases job satisfaction, increases turnover rate, and reduces nursing quality. At different workplaces nurses are confronted with different work tasks, working conditions and hence different sources of stress...
- Women's attitudes to hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the Women's Health Initiative studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik
J Adv Nurs 54:572-84. 2006..This paper is a report of a study conducted in 2004 on the determinants of attitudes towards hormone replacement therapy in the aftermath of the report on the findings of the Women's Health Initiative study...
- Self-assessed quality of sleep, occupational health, working environment, illness experience and job satisfaction of female nurses working different combination of shiftsHerdis Sveinsdottir
Eiríksgötu, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Caring Sci 20:229-37. 2006..The aim of this study was to describe and compare the self-assessed quality of sleep, occupational health, working environment, illness experience and job satisfaction among female nurses working different combinations of shifts...
- Self-assessed occupational health and working environment of female nurses, cabin crew and teachersHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Caring Sci 21:262-73. 2007..Background: Similarities between the three occupations, i.e. predominantly female and service-oriented, render them interesting in comparison with respect to health and working environment...
- Predictors of self-assessed physical and mental health of Icelandic nurses: results from a national surveyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Eiriksgata 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Int J Nurs Stud 45:1479-89. 2008..Recent health care organizational changes have been associated with stress and musculoskeletal disorders in nurses. However, studies are lacking on what factors are the most important predictors of poor self-assessed health among nurses...
- Predictors of psychological distress in patients at home following cardiac surgery: an explorative panel studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Eirberg Eiríksgötu 34, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 11:339-48. 2012....
- Postoperative psychological distress in patients having total hip or knee replacements: an exploratory panel studyHerdis Sveinsdottir
Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland, Landspitali University Hospital, Eirbergi, Eiríksgötu, Reykjavik, Iceland
Orthop Nurs 31:302-11. 2012....