Summary: The prevailing temper or spirit of an individual or group in relation to the tasks or functions which are expected.
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- Stress and verbal abuse in nursing: do burned out nurses eat their young?M Michelle Rowe
Department of Health Services, Saint Joseph s University, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA
J Nurs Manag 13:242-8. 2005..Nurses who experience occupational burnout are more likely to abuse other nurses...
- The phenomenon of resilience in crisis care mental health cliniciansKaren Leigh Edward
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:142-8. 2005....
- Influence of interpersonal violence on maternal anxiety, depression, stress and parenting morale in the early postpartum: a community based pregnancy cohort studyLise A Malta
Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:153. 2012..The objective of the present study was to determine the impact of interpersonal violence on depression, anxiety, stress, and parenting morale in the early postpartum.
- Social network type and morale in old ageH Litwin
Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, The Hebrew University, Mount Scopus, 91905 IL, Jerusalem, Israel
Gerontologist 41:516-24. 2001The aim of this research was to derive network types among an elderly population and to examine the relationship of network type to morale.
- Morale in the oldest old: the Umeå 85+ studyPetra von Heideken Wagert
Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine and Physiotherapy, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
Age Ageing 34:249-55. 2005to describe morale among the oldest old, and to investigate which social, functional and medical factors are associated with morale in this population.
- Job satisfaction and morale in the Ugandan health workforceAmy Hagopian
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w863-75. 2009....
- Randomised trial of in-hospital geriatric intervention: impact on function and moraleIngvild Saltvedt
Division of Internal Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Gerontology 52:223-30. 2006....
- Leadership, cohesion, morale, and the mental health of UK Armed Forces in AfghanistanNorman Jones
Academic Centre for Defence Mental Health, Weston Education Centre, 10 Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ, UK
Psychiatry 75:49-59. 2012..health consequences of this exposure and the potential mitigating effects of military factors such as cohesion, morale, and leadership...
- Confirmatory analysis of the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale and its relationship with morale in older Canadian adultsEdward Helmes
Department of Psychology, James Cook University, Townsville
Can J Aging 29:259-66. 2010..The two dimensions showed parallel patterns of correlations with two measures of morale and with a measure of social desirability, but these patterns differed from that of the conventional ..
- Assessing morale in community mental health professionals: a pooled analysis of data from four European countriesUlrich Reininghaus
Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:237-43. 2007While there is a need to assess morale in community mental health professionals, it still remains to be determined how to obtain and interpret data in a sound and meaningful way...
- Low morale is associated with increased risk of mortality in the elderly: a population-based prospective study (NEDICES)Julian Benito-Leon
The Department of Neurology, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
Age Ageing 39:366-73. 2010the study aimed to assess the association between morale and mortality.
- Patient centered decision making in palliative cancer treatment: a world of paradoxesHanneke de Haes
Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 50:43-9. 2003..Therefore, information about less intrusive strategies should still be given in a cautious manner, while regarding the patient's defenses respectfully...
- Quality, morale and the new contract with GPsDavid P Weller
Division of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Med J Aust 180:57-8. 2004
- Internalized stigma predicts erosion of morale among psychiatric outpatientsJennifer Boyd Ritsher
Department of Psychiatry 116A, University of California and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Psychiatry Res 129:257-65. 2004..The finding that alienation further reduces morale speaks to the difficulty of pulling oneself out of this type of vicious cycle without assistance.
- The effects of unit morale and interpersonal relations on conflict in the nursing unitK B Cox
East Carolina University School of Nursing, Greenville, North Carolina 27858, USA
J Adv Nurs 35:17-25. 2001..Although numerous studies have focused on conflict management, few have considered causes and effect of conflict in nursing units...
- Examination of the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale as a subjective quality-of-life measure in elderly Hong Kong ChineseEric Wong
Centre for Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Gerontologist 44:408-17. 2004We examine the psychometric properties of the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale (PGMS) in an elderly Chinese population in Hong Kong.
- Depression is the predominant factor contributing to morale as measured by the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale in elderly Chinese aged 70 years and overJ Woo
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:1052-9. 2005To examine factors contributing to the total Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale (PGMS) and its two subscales: reconciled ageing and unstrained affect.
- Morale is high in acute inpatient psychiatryLen Bowers
St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, London, E1 2EA, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:39-46. 2009b>Morale on acute psychiatric wards has been considered to be problematic, and is reported to contribute to low quality patient care.
- Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale in essential tremor: a population-based study in three Spanish communitiesElan D Louis
G H Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
Mov Disord 23:1435-40. 2008..Each could contribute to a poor sense of well-being and low morale. We hypothesized that morale would be lower in ET cases than controls...
- Morale in general practice: crisis and solutionsAnthony C Dowell
Department of General Practice, Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand
N Z Med J 115:U102. 2002To place the causes and level of psychological stress among general practitioners (GPs) within the context of the overall morale in the profession and to describe solutions suggested or achieved in response.
- Staff morale in the merger of mental health and social care organizations in EnglandP Gulliver
Institute for Applied Health and Social Policy, King s College London, UK
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 10:101-7. 2003..The current paper explores the impact of this integration on the morale of staff members involved, using a conceptual model derived from the literature on organizational behaviour...
- Assessment of factors influencing morale in the elderlySeng Cheong Loke
Institute of Gerontology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
PLoS ONE 6:e16490. 2011We examined the relationship between morale measured by the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale (PGC) and disability, social support, religiosity, and personality traits. Instruments predicting morale were then tested against PGC domains.
- Morale among general practitioners: qualitative study exploring relations between partnership arrangements, personal style, and workloadGuro Huby
Working Minds Research Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 20 West Richmond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
BMJ 325:140. 2002To explore general practitioners' experiences of wellbeing and distress at work, to identify their perceptions of the causes of and solutions to distress, and to draw out implications for improving morale in general practice.
- Boosting morale and improving performance in the nursing settingPeta Stapleton
School of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia
J Nurs Manag 15:811-6. 2007AIM AND BACKGROUND: While the importance of morale is well researched in the nursing literature, strategies and interventions are not so prolific...
- Morale and job perception of community mental health professionals in Berlin and LondonStefan Priebe
Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, Newham Centre for Mental Health, London E13 8SP, UK
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 40:223-32. 2005b>Morale and job perception of staff in community mental health care may influence feasibility and quality of care, and some research has suggested particularly high burnout of staff in the community...
- Population-based case-control study of morale in Parkinson's diseaseJ Benito-Leon
Department of Neurology, University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
Eur J Neurol 16:330-6. 2009Parkinson's disease (PD) is associated with cognitive, psychiatric, and motor features. Each could contribute to a poor sense of well-being and low morale. A systematic study of morale in community-dwelling PD cases has not been performed.
- Organizational culture and work-related attitudes among staff in assisted livingElzbieta Sikorska-Simmons
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Central Florida, Orlando 32816 1360, USA
J Gerontol Nurs 32:19-27. 2006..of teamwork had the strongest influence on satisfaction with coworkers, and perceptions of organizational morale had the strongest influence on job satisfaction and organizational commitment...
- The lived experience of first-time expectant fathers whose spouses are tocolyzed in hospitalYu Hui Hsieh
Graduate Institute of Nurse Midwifery, Taiwan
J Nurs Res 14:65-74. 2006..They should also contribute to improvements in nursing quality...
- Parental decision making in pediatric cancer end-of-life care: using focus group methodology as a prephase to seek participant design inputDeborah Tomlinson
Population Health Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, 123 Edward Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1E2
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:198-206. 2006..We found it was extremely beneficial to include a focus group pre-phase in a study that will interview parents in a high sensitivity area...
- Retention and attrition of certified care assistants in the long-term care industry from the Taipei area: an interview surveyPi Ching Hsieh
Department of Health Care Management, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taiwan, ROC
Int J Nurs Stud 44:93-104. 2007..Understanding retention and attrition of CCAs is important for developing the strategies of managing manpower in this industry...
- Iranian staff nurses' views of their productivity and management factors improving and impeding it: a qualitative studyNahid Dehghan Nayeri
Faculty of Nursing, Tehran Medical University, Tehran, Iran
Nurs Health Sci 8:51-6. 2006..They suggested that managers' performance and their skill level are the factors influencing productivity. Effective management can improve nurses' productivity and the quality of care that nurses provide...
- The power of hope: patients' experiences of hope a year after acute spinal cord injuryVibeke Lohne
Institute of Nursing and Health Science, University of Oslo, Norway
J Clin Nurs 15:315-23. 2006..The aim of this present study was to explore patients' experiences of the meaning they attribute to hope and hoping a year after acute spinal cord injury...
- Transforming hope: the lived experience of infertile women who terminated treatment after in vitro fertilization failureTsann Juu Su
School and Graduate Institute of Nursing, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
J Nurs Res 14:46-54. 2006..The results illustrated that counseling for these women should involve the provision of both positive and negative information, evaluation of the response to treatment, and assistance in defining their future...
- The importance of being there: perspectives of social support by adolescents with cancerRoberta Lynn Woodgate
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:122-34. 2006..Although the 3 key supportive relationships were essential in helping adolescents get through cancer, these relationships were at times a source of stress for adolescents...
- The nature of hope in hospitalized chronically ill patientsDal Sook Kim
Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Jung Gu, Daejeon City, Republic of Korea
Int J Nurs Stud 43:547-56. 2006..There is a paucity of studies in the literature examining patterns of hope experienced by people in chronic illness or in special life circumstances...
- Adolescents with cancer: experience of life and how it could be made easierHannele Hokkanen
Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia, Tukholmankatu 10, 00290 Helsinki, Finland
Cancer Nurs 27:325-35. 2004..Finally, the adolescents' hopes for improvement were focused on staff activities, physical care facilities, chances to discuss and work through their experiences of the illness, and the support received from society...
- The experiences of partners of critically ill persons in an intensive care unitAsa Engström
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Hedenbrovägen, SE 96136 Boden, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:299-308; quiz 309-10. 2004..The state of uncertainty concerning the outcome for the critically ill person was difficult to cope with. The partners wanted to hope, even though the prognosis was poor...
- 'Being in the same boat': ethnographic insights into an adolescent cancer unitDaniel Kelly
Department of Nursing, St Bartholomew School of Nursing, City University University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, London EC 1A 7QN, UK
Int J Nurs Stud 41:847-57. 2004..Benefits of the unit included shared understandings and the manner in which the privations of adolescent cancer were contained and managed by those involved...
- Eating disorders: a qualitative analysis of the parents' journeyBarbara Beale
School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Contemp Nurse 18:124-32. 2004..The research findings are taken directly from the accounts provided by parents. These parents' stories will be of interest to health professionals working with families in the area of eating disorders...
- Group cohesion and nurse satisfaction: examination of a team-building approachKaren DiMeglio
The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
J Nurs Adm 35:110-20. 2005..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a team-building intervention on group cohesion, nurse satisfaction, and turnover rates...
- Work excitement in nursing: an examination of the relationship between work excitement and burnoutJuliana M Sadovich
Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC, USA
Nurs Econ 23:91-6, 55. 2005..This suggests that utilization of the Work Excitement Model by health care organizations may reduce nursing burnout and improve productivity and quality of care...
- The attitudes, knowledge and skills needed in mental health nurses: the perspective of users of mental health servicesSharon E Rydon
School of Health Sciences, Albany Campus, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
Int J Ment Health Nurs 14:78-87. 2005..However, they did not consistently experience a therapeutic approach in their interactions with mental health nurses...
- Struggling with the fragility of life: a relational-narrative approach to ethics in palliative nursingTineke A Abma
Institute for Healthcare Ethics and Philosophy, University of Maastricht, Post Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Nurs Ethics 12:337-48. 2005..In palliative nursing this entails open communication about the fragility of life and approaching death. In relational narratives, answers to these ethical dilemmas are co-authored, contingent and contextual...
- Emotional comfort: the patient's perspective of a therapeutic contextAnne M Williams
National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 43:405-15. 2006..Comfort is a word that is frequently used to describe both physical and emotional aspects of the hospital experience. A number of definitions exist in the literature and there is a lack of clarity in understanding this concept...
- Benchmarking occupational stressors and strain levels for rural nurses and other health sector workersMajella J Albion
Department of Psychology, University of Southern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
J Nurs Manag 13:411-8. 2005..one of the organizational climate scales, and also were found to have more distress (strain), and lower levels of morale, Job Satisfaction and Quality of Worklife than others...
- Verbal abuse: a problem for pediatric nursesAnnette R Pejic
School of Community and Liberal Studies, Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Pediatr Nurs 31:271-9. 2005..An increase in stress level and decreased job morale were among the most frequently perceived personal and professional reactions of verbal abuse.
- Staff satisfaction with work, perceived quality of care and stress in elderly care: psychometric assessments and associationsMaria Engström
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 14:318-28. 2006....
- 'Take my hand, help me out': mental health service recipients' experience of the therapeutic relationshipMona M Shattell
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:274-84. 2007..Knowing the whole person, rather than knowing the person only as a service recipient, is key for practising nurses and nurse educators interested in enhancing the therapeutic potential of relationships...
- Living with moderate or severe traumatic brain injury: the meaning of family members' experiencesEija Jumisko
Department of Health Sciences, Lulea University of Technology, SE 971 87, Lulea, Sweden
J Fam Nurs 13:353-69. 2007..Hope and natural love from close relatives, the afflicted person, and other family members give the family members strength. It is important that professionals pay more attention to the suffering of close relatives...
- How does information influence hope in family members of traumatic coma patients in intensive care unit?Sofie T L Verhaeghe
Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
J Clin Nurs 16:1488-97. 2007..To assess the interplay between hope and the information provided by health care professionals...
- Recovery as perceived by people with schizophrenia, family members and health professionals: a grounded theorySylvie Noiseux
Faculty of Nursing, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Int J Nurs Stud 45:1148-62. 2008..In the majority of cases, schizophrenia sufferers have the potential to recover...
- Exploring clinical nursing experiences: listening to student nursesPatricia Pearcey
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 28:595-601. 2008..A majority indicated that nursing was not as caring as they expected and vowed to hold on to their personal values of caring about patients and forming communicative, interpersonal relationships with them...
- Aspects of spirituality concerning illnessRené van Leeuwen
Health Department Ed, Christian University Ede, Ede, Netherlands
Scand J Caring Sci 21:482-9. 2007..Follow up research should aim at further exploration of spiritual aspects in care, the relationship between spirituality and health and at effective training of caregivers...
- Spirituality expressed by caregivers of stroke survivorsLinda L Pierce
University of Toledo, College of Nursing, OH, USA
West J Nurs Res 30:606-19. 2008..The e-mail discussion data presented here highlight the importance of increased awareness of addressing spirituality in nurse-client encounters and designing interventions to support the caregivers...
- From hope and expectation to unexpected death after cardiac surgeryBodil Ivarsson
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:242-50. 2008..The aim was to interview relatives of patients who have died in connection with cardiac surgery and describe their experiences of information, reception and care...
- Palliative care professionals' perceptions of nutrition and hydration at the end of lifePamela Van der Riet
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle, Australia
Int J Palliat Nurs 14:145-51. 2008..In caring for dying people, the nurse's and doctor's role is one of education and communication, involving a team approach to manage this difficult issue...
- A qualitative study of youth living with Crohn diseaseTeresa Lynch
Gastrointestinal Investigative Unit, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
Gastroenterol Nurs 31:224-30; quiz 231-2. 2008..The findings contribute to the "promoting wellness" literature and will inform those who support the increasing number of young people living and coping with a chronic inflammatory bowel disease...
- Managing chronic sorrow: experiences of patients with multiple sclerosisAnn Kristin Isaksson
School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
J Neurosci Nurs 40:180-91. 2008..Knowledge of patients' experiences of chronic sorrow should be included in the education for neuroscience nurses. Furthermore, it is necessary to develop support interventions for patients with chronic sorrow and their families...
- Working conditions that contribute to absenteeism among nurses in a provincial hospital in the Limpopo ProvinceM Nyathi
University of South Africa
Curationis 31:28-37. 2008..Recommendations are made for improving working conditions to combat absenteeism among nurses. The limitations of this study are highlighted...
- Suicidal patients as experienced by psychiatric nurses in inpatient carePontus Carlén
Partnergruppen i Vittsjö, Vittsjö, Sweden
Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:257-65. 2007..In order to ensure that these two logic systems combine, it is necessary for the psychiatric care organization to intervene to support the nurses in reflecting on their everyday work...
- Mediating consolation with suicidal patientsFredricka Gilje
University of Alaska Anchorage, School of Nursing, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508 4614, USA
Nurs Ethics 14:546-57. 2007..It also deepens understanding of a published model of consolation. These understandings may help to guide nurses who are struggling with suicidal patients...
- Codman Award 2006: the experience of hope in ALS patientsAntonietta Vitale
ALS Program, Montreal Neurological Hospital, QC H4A 2B4
Axone 28:27-35. 2007..Implications and suggestions for nursing practice include taking the time to explore hope-fostering approaches and discuss hope-hindering obstacles and our role in creating a hopeful environment...
- The role of conflict resolution styles on nursing staff morale, burnout, and job satisfaction in long-term careJulian Montoro-Rodriguez
Kent State University, USA
J Aging Health 18:385-406. 2006..interactions, in particular, the use of conflict resolution styles and their influence on the level of morale, burnout and job satisfaction of nursing professionals...
- Hopelessness and suicide risk emerge in psychiatric nurses suffering from burnout and using specific defense mechanismsMaurizio Pompili
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA 02478, USA
Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:135-43. 2006..The results indicate that burnout and some of the defense mechanisms predicted the level of hopelessness -- a predictor of suicide risk...
- Opportunities and obstacles for good work in nursingJoan F Miller
Bloomsburg University, Department of Nursing, PA 17815, USA
Nurs Ethics 13:471-87. 2006..Entering professional nurses should be encouraged to seek positive role models and reflect on the lessons that can be learned from experienced exemplary nurses...
- Hope in parents of adolescents with cancer--factors endangering and engendering parental hopeJari Kylma
Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, PO Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Eur J Oncol Nurs 11:262-71. 2007..In caring for an adolescent with cancer and his or her parents, it is of utmost importance to minimize factors endangering parental hope and to foster factors that engender parental hope...
- The principles and processes of inspiring hope in bereavement counselling: a modified grounded theory study--part oneJ R Cutcliffe
University of Texas Tyler, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Tyler, TX 75799, USA
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:598-603. 2006..Where as part two focuses on stages two and three, again highlights the categories therein and offers a discussion and conclusion...
- Examination of incidents of workplace verbal abuse against nursesGürsel Oztunç
Nursing Division, Adana Health Sciences School, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey
J Nurs Care Qual 21:360-5. 2006..3%). The findings from the research confirm the need for urgent and continuous plans for addressing verbal abuse in the workplace and for adoption of zero tolerance...
- Hope and schizophrenia: an integrative reviewJ Kylma
University of Kuopio, Department of Nursing Science, Kuopio, Finland
J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:651-64. 2006..It is clear that hope is important to people with schizophrenia, their significant others and the healthcare personnel caring for them. It is therefore also important to study hope among these people...
- Quality improvement: the divergent views of managers and cliniciansMichelle Price
La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria 3551, Australia
J Nurs Manag 15:43-50. 2007..The aim of this study was to identify and explore nurse managers' and clinical nurses' perceptions of quality improvement as related to their practice...
- Organisational climate as a cause of job dissatisfaction among nursing staff in selected hospitals within the Mpumalanga ProvinceC S P Lephoko
Department of Health Studies, University of South Africa
Curationis 29:28-36. 2006..Recommendations were made to promote job satisfaction in selected public hospitals within the Mpumalanga province...
- Perceived needs of critical care family members: a phenomenological discourseShirley Fry
Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee 38238, USA
Crit Care Nurs Q 30:181-8. 2007....
- Self-reported perceptions of Registered Nurses working in Australian hospitalsGary Day
Health Services Management, School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
J Nurs Manag 15:403-13. 2007..The purpose of this study is to develop an understanding of work environments by analysing the perceptions of a sample of Registered Nurses (RNs)...
- Close relatives in intensive care from the perspective of critical care nursesAsa Engström
Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
J Clin Nurs 16:1651-9. 2007..The aim was to describe critical care nurses' experiences of close relatives within intensive care...
- Behavioral health staff's perceptions of pet-assisted therapy: an exploratory studyJeanette Rossetti
School of Nursing and Health Studies, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 46:28-33. 2008..Themes that emerged from the study included Self-Awareness, Morale, Innovative Therapeutic Strategies, Challenges, and Future Directions...
- Men living with fibromyalgia-type pain: experiences as patients in the Swedish health care systemMargareta Paulson
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 40:87-95. 2002..Individuals with fibromyalgia (FM) frequently use health care services and experience only short-term improvements. They often feel that health care staff do not take them seriously. This increases the burden of living with the illness...
- Health promotion in the workplace: the perspective of unskilled workers in a hospital settingS Gunnarsdottir
Office of Human Resources, Lanspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Caring Sci 17:66-73. 2003..This study gives important directions for health promotion in the workplace, emphasizing human relations at work, rather than individual health behaviour away from the work setting...
- Faculty encounters with uncivil nursing students: an overviewSusan Luparell
College of Nursing, Montana State University Bozeman, PO Box 173560, Bozeman, MT 59717 3560, USA
J Prof Nurs 20:59-67. 2004..Three of the faculty left teaching in part due to encounters with students...
- Quality of life for women living with a gynecologic cancerF Beryl Pilkington
School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Canada
Nurs Sci Q 17:147-55. 2004..The findings suggest implications for quality care that honors persons' experiences...
- Fatigue experience in advanced cancer: a phenomenological approachJoan Potter
Tayside Primary Care, Perth and Kinross, Macmillan House, Isla Road, Perth PH2 7UN, Scotland, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:15-23. 2004..Coping strategies that would normally be of use to fatigued individuals were shown to have little or no benefit. Sensitive communication about fatigue and its meaning to the patient may assist adjustment and generate hope...
- Absence of response: a study of nurses' experience of stress in the workplaceBrita Olofsson
Northern Elvsborg County Hospital, University of Trollhattan Uddevalla, Sweden
J Nurs Manag 11:351-8. 2003..Our conclusion is that the experience of absence of response leads to negative stress in nurses...
- Increasing job satisfaction, quality care, and coordination in home healthMaryam Navaie-Waliser
Visiting Nurse Service of New York, New York, NY 10001, USA
J Nurs Adm 34:88-92. 2004..Reduced workload, improved work environment, and frequent meetings were viewed as critical elements of quality care provision and coordination. Practice improvements are highlighted...
- A double concern: Danish grandfathers' experiences when a small grandchild is critically illElisabeth O C Hall
Department of Nursing Science, University of Aarhus, Hoegh Guldbergsgade 6A, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Intensive Crit Care Nurs 20:14-21. 2004..The findings constitute a systematic and thematic description of Danish grandfathers' experiences and therefore add to a family-oriented body of knowledge for intensive care nursing...
- Becoming a mental health nurse: a qualitative study [Part-2]Matthew V Morrissey
Canterbury Christchurch University College, North Holmes Road, Kent CT1 1QU
Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 9:989-1003. 2003..The term psychiatric nurse and mental health nurse continue to be used interchangeably in practice and in written texts. However for simplicity the term mental health nurse is used for this text...
- An exploration of work stressors and correlators for nurse's aides in long-term care facilitiesShu Man Lin
School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
J Nurs Res 10:177-86. 2002..In addition, it is important to build a supportive work environment for nurse s aides, especially for those who are foreign...
- Anti-mycoplasmal activity of a new macrolide: miocamycinP M Furneri
Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
Chemioterapia 6:341-5. 1987..pneumoniae, M. hominis, M. gallisepticum, M. mycoides) and anaerobe mycoplasmas (M. morale and M. salivarium) both clinically isolated and standard reference strains...
- Consultants in nhs scotland: a survey of work commitments, remuneration, job satisfaction and retirement plansF H French
NHS Education for Scotland, North Scotland Region, Forest Grove House, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen
Scott Med J 49:47-52. 2004UK consultants have reported working long hours, increased stress and reduced morale. This study set out to elicit consultants' views on flexible working and to gather data on consultants' workloads, remuneration, job satisfaction and ..
- Coding for effective denial managementJackie Miller
Per Se Technologies, Atlanta, GA, USA
Radiol Manage 26:18-21. 2004..to servicing patients--all of which are sure to enhance operations and improve practice management and office morale. Accurate coding requires a program of ongoing training and education in both CPT and ICD-9-CM coding...
- The impact of the night float system on internal medicine residency programsM C Trontell
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick
J Gen Intern Med 6:445-9. 1991..6%). Positive effects cited include decreased fatigue, improved housestaff morale, improved recruiting, and better attitude toward internal medicine training...
- Availability and use of emergency obstetric services: Kenya, Rwanda, Southern Sudan, and UgandaL Pearson
UNICEF Regional Office of Eastern and Southern Africa ESARO, EmOC Working Group on Indicators, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:208-15. 2005..The article summarises the baseline assessments of emergency obstetric care (EmOC) carried out in Uganda, Kenya, Southern Sudan, and Rwanda in 2003 and 2004...
- An action research protocol to strengthen system-wide inter-professional learning and practice [LP0775514]Jeffrey Braithwaite
Centre for Clinical Governance Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, 10 Arthur St, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 7:144. 2007..IPP) are thought to be critical determinants of effective care, improved quality and safety and enhanced provider morale, yet few empirical studies have demonstrated this. Whole-of-system research is even less prevalent...
- Factors associated with "Ikigai" among members of a public temporary employment agency for seniors (Silver Human Resources Centre) in Japan; gender differencesKokoro Shirai
Graduate School of Social and Environmental Medicine, Osaka University, Japan
Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:12. 2006..It is considered to be related to life-satisfaction, self-esteem, morale, happiness as well as evaluation towards meaning of one's life...
- Feasibility and outcomes of paid undergraduate student nurse positionsLucia Gamroth
University of Victoria School of Nursing, Victoria, BC
Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:e1-14. 2006..Workplace outcomes were increased unit morale, help with workload and improved patient care...
- Assessing homeland chemical hazards outside the military gates: industrial hazard threat assessments for department of defense installationsJeffrey S Kirkpatrick
US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010 5403, USA
Sci Total Environ 288:111-7. 2002..as transportation routes, satellite imagery and population data are included in the operational, equipment, and morale risk assessment and management process...
- Motivation, money and respect: a mixed-method study of Tanzanian non-physician cliniciansClare I R Chandler
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
Soc Sci Med 68:2078-88. 2009..literature, we observed over 2000 hospital consultations, interviewed clinicians to evaluate job satisfaction and morale, then designed and implemented a survey instrument to measure work motivation in clinical settings...
- Risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder among UK Armed Forces personnelA C Iversen
King s Centre for Military Health Research, King s College, London, UK
Psychol Med 38:511-22. 2008....
- Team midwifery: the views and job satisfaction of midwivesC J Todd
Health Services Research Group, University of Cambridge, UK
Midwifery 14:214-24. 1998..As part of an evaluation of a team midwifery scheme we assessed the satisfaction of community and hospital midwives and their views about working practices and care provided...
- Associations between xerostomia and health status indicators in the elderlyDavid W Matear
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
J R Soc Promot Health 126:79-85. 2006..g. demographic and health status indicators). This paper aims to report on the severity of xerostomia in the elderly population and investigate the relationship with other aspects of perceived health...
- Scaling up proven public health interventions through a locally owned and sustained leadership development programme in rural Upper EgyptMorsi Mansour
Management Sciences for Health, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Hum Resour Health 8:1. 2010..faced the challenge of improving access to and quality of services in rural Upper Egypt in the face of low morale among health workers and managers...
- Peer support in law enforcement: past, present, and futureRichard L Levenson
Int J Emerg Ment Health 5:147-52. 2003..Despite the heavy toll of work-related stressors on the morale and psyche of police officers, when under stress they are reluctant to seek professional psychological help as its ..
- A preliminary assessment of two hospital food service systems using parameters of food safety and consumer opinionH Hartwell
Worshipful Company of Cooks Centre for Culinary Research, Bournemouth University, Poole, Dorset BH12 5BB, England
J R Soc Promot Health 121:236-42. 2001..hospital caterer should be to provide food that meets nutritional requirements, satisfies the patient, improves morale and is microbiologically safe. Food distribution to hospital wards plays a critical role...
- Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL)Christopher Spera; Fiscal Year: 2009..that alcohol misuse is incompatible with Air Force core values and represents a threat to Air Force missions, morale, and discipline. Air Force personnel most at risk for alcohol abuse are the junior enlisted Airmen, ages 17 to 24...
- m-Health for Just-In-Time Occupational Safety TrainingCESAR BANDERA; Fiscal Year: 2011..safety videos for at least three months, and Structure Tone will assess any trends in safety violations, site morale and cleanliness, and workplace incidents using the mechanisms it already has in place...
- Web-based Supervisor Training: Dealing with Employee Drug and Alcohol AbuseSUSAN WELLS SCHROEDER; Fiscal Year: 2012..for business and industry including absenteeism, injuries, health insurance claims, loss of productivity, employee morale, theft, and fatalities. The loss to companies in the United States totals $184.6 billion a year...
- Higher Order Measurement Invariance and Aging ResearchJohn R Nesselroade; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract qualities important to aging research and theory construction such as depression, life-satisfaction, morale, wisdom, and expertise in ways that are appropriately different for different individuals or age groups while ..
- Understanding Variation in Failure to Rescue in the ElderyJohn D Birkmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2013..Other organizational attributes-including staff morale, teamwork, communication, and attitudes toward safety-could be even more crucial in minimizing failure to rescue...
- THE WELL-BEING OF OLDER PEOPLE IN ANHUI PROVINCE CHINAMerril Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2002..piety among the elderly influence their psychological being (depression, affect balance, locus of control and morale) and physical well-being (functional health, self-assessed health, disease states)...
- Organizational Culture & Quality of Drug Abuse TreatmentFRED MAEL; Fiscal Year: 2005Aims: Organizational culture (OC) affects morale and service quality in a wide range of professions...
- EVALUATION OF PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATIONGary Bond; Fiscal Year: 2000..roles as an alternative to the disabled mental patient identity, and it may activate other changes in identity, morale, and quality of life...
- STRESS IN ONE OCCUPATIONAL GROUP--TEACHERSIRVIN SCHONFELD; Fiscal Year: 1993..g., smoking), and morale in beginning teachers...
- Provider and Organizational Norms and Care at End of Life (PONCEL): A Study of TwAmber Barnato; Fiscal Year: 2009..2. Explore the correlation of these organizational and provider practice norms with provider morale, family satisfaction, quality, and outcomes of care...
- INTERDEPENDENCE AND AGING IN ETHNIC FAMILIESColleen Johnson; Fiscal Year: 1980..The family is interviewed shortly after discharge and six months later. The elderly patients are also followed during that period to determine how the family responses and the outcomes selected influence their morale and health status.
- The Effects of Community Social and Built Environment on Physical ActivityMing Wen; Fiscal Year: 2007..2) How do community-level social factors such as trust, safety, physical disorder, feelings of community morale affect individual likelihood of physical activity independently of the effects of the built environment?; 3) ..
- TREATING AGGRESSION THROUGH DEMENTIA CARE EDUCATIONMURIEL RYDEN; Fiscal Year: 1992..on selected resident outcomes related to quality of life (social interaction, weight, sleep, and morale), 3) Determine the effects of the interventions/control on nursing assistant outcomes (knowledge of dementia care, ..
- A Web-Based Program to Prevent Prescription Drug AbuseDiane Deitz; Fiscal Year: 2003..wishing to provide their employees with information that can decrease their risk to drug misuse and increase morale and productivity at work...
- Collaborative Clinical Culture and Quality of CareSheldon Greenfield; Fiscal Year: 2003..We will describe the impact of workforce integration on practitioner satisfaction and morale, both cross-sectionally and longitudinally...
- Renovation of Medical Sciences/Education BuildingsLOUIS SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..systems, 4) renovate three sump pumps in the Basic Medical Sciences Building, 5) enhance research productivity and morale of the researchers, and 6) enhance research productivity...
- INTERACTIVE PROGRAM TO CHANGE EMPLOYEE EXERCISE BEHAVIORA Irvine; Fiscal Year: 2000..APPLICATIONS: This program will appeal to employers who want to lower health insurance costs and improve employee morale. Morbidity and mortality rates and employee absenteeism are costly to employers and can be reduced if employees ..
- THE INFLUENCE OF AGING SELF-STEREOTYPES ON HEALTHBecca Levy; Fiscal Year: 2005..positive aging self-stereotypes, as measured by the Attitude toward Aging subscale of the Philadelphia Geriatric Morale Scale (Lawton, 1975), will lead to lower rates of disability and mortality and higher rates of recovery among ..
- WAGES: Workplace Activity for Employee Goal SettingRODNEY DISHMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006..stage of physical activity change; self-rated productivity, healthrelated quality of life, measures of workplace morale; and social-cognitive mediators of physical activity change derived from goal setting theory, social-cognitive ..
- STRESS AND COPING IN AGINGRICHARD LAZARUS; Fiscal Year: 1980..It also asks how stress and coping affects health, morale and social functioning...
- POOR URBAN BLACK AGED MAINTENANCE/MENTAL HEALTH CHANGEAUDREY FAULKNER; Fiscal Year: 1980..Variables considered include physical and mental health, life styles, self-concept, life satisfaction and morale, depression, social interaction and isolation, use of available services, environmental conditions, family and ..
- AD REHAB BY STUDENTS--EFFECTS ON FUNCTIONING AND DECLINESharon Arkin; Fiscal Year: 2000..number of 'on topic' comments in discourse, picture description, proverb interpretation, verbal fluency, mood, and morale, and, before tx and, at one and two year intervals, on the standardized CERAD neuropsychological battery and ..
- CONFERENCE: CROSS-CULTURAL RESEARCH ON OLD AGECHRISTINE FRY; Fiscal Year: 1980..Tentative agenda of sessions (and chapters) is: Cognitive Dimensions of Age Differentiation;; Social Interactional Dimensions; Transitions across Age Borders; Subjective Life Course; Morale; Functionality; Measurement of Age.
- PRENATAL MALNUTRITION AND MENTAL RETARDATIONJanina Galler; Fiscal Year: 2003..s. ..
- Older Age Health and Longevity: A Long-Term ViewDORA COSTA; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Colorectal Cancer Screening - Primary Care StrategiesDavid Weller; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment of Battered Women with PTSD in SheltersDawn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Family Processes in Chinese Americans with DiabetesCatherine Chesla; Fiscal Year: 2007..This application addresses a National Institute of Nursing Research priority, to investigate cultural and ethnic considerations in health and illness. ..
- Views and Approaches Toward Research Integrity Among IRBsRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2007..We anticipate that the data from this study will serve as a significant foundation in assisting future research and the improvement of Rl through guidelines, education and other capacity building. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- MOLECULAR STUDIES OF CATECHOLAMINE TRANSPORTERSSusan G Amara; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENT PREFERENCES OF OLDER PATIENTS WITH DIABETESMarshall Chin; Fiscal Year: 2001..abstract_text> ..
- Concept Mapping of Readiness for Evidence-Based PracticeGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2005..Develop a theoretical model of readiness for EBPs that can be tested in subsequent studies; 5. Develop a preliminary measure of organizational readiness for EBP for use in subsequent studies. ..
- EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROVEMENTDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Women Thriving Abuse SurvivorsJoanne Hall; Fiscal Year: 2005..The results will inform practice and policy changes, and to add to the growing body of theory about thriving after childhood abuse. ..
- Cancer Center Renovation GrantDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Transitions to Adulthood for Youth in Foster CareJulie Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2008..The eventual utility of this exploratory work is to develop and then test experimentally an intervention for former foster youth that attempts to ease their transition to adulthood. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTERE Reece; Fiscal Year: 2009..During the upcoming grant period, we anticipate the planning and funding of the UM Clinical and Translational Science Center. ..
- Human Subjects Research Electronic Tracking SystemDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003..WVU has a different organizational structure, a different information technology network, and different human subjects research emphasis from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. ..
- Work Stress and Alcohol Use: A National Study of Unresolved and Unexplored IssuesMichael R Frone; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS IN YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICESGREGORY AARONS; Fiscal Year: 2004..The research project will include agencies serving adolescents (ages 12-18) representing those most commonly used by youth with co-morbid disorders. ..
- IMPROVING DIABETES CARE COLLABORATIVELY IN THE COMMUNITYMarshall Chin; Fiscal Year: 2001..While the interventions are designed to succeed in the particularly challenging CHC setting, the findings should be generalizable to health systems with more resources and to other chronic diseases. ..
- NIDDM IN AFRICAN AND CHINESE AMERICAN FAMILIESLawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2001..Furthermore, the resulting clinical typology will provide patient/family/ethnic profiling for use in studies to prevent the onset of NIDDM and to reduce complications in patients already diagnosed with NIDDM. ..
- Improved Methodology: A Factorial Survey StudyRuth Ludwick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Descriptive statistics, regression, and a repeated measures within subjects ANOVA will be used to analyze the data. ..
- JOURNEY OF HOPE FAMILY EDUCATION COURSE OUTCOMESSUSAN PICKETT SCHENK; Fiscal Year: 2003..MANOVA and hierarchical regression analyses will be used to explore whether significant differences occur between the two conditions on the measures, and whether any gains maintained over time. ..
- Daily Depressive Affect & Disease Management in DiabetesLawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Testing the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior ChangeClaudio Nigg; Fiscal Year: 2007..Further, including two behaviors will allow us to look at the gateway behavior issue - does change in one health behavior area lead to change in another, which has important practice implications. ..
- Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in Advanced CancerWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2002..Larger, randomized controlled trials of Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy will be conducted in the future utilizing the insights learned from this pilot intervention study. ..
- CONSTRUCTION OF RESEARCH ANIMAL FACILITYDonald Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed project, which will be co-financed by contributions from the State of Maryland, therefore, considered instrumental for sustaining the stature of the MPRC in schizophrenia research. ..
- Molecular Studies of Human CNS Glutamate TransportersSusan Amara; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Depression, Cytokines, and Pancreatic CancerWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTERAUBREY MD HOUGH; Fiscal Year: 2006..In this second funding cycle, the UAMS GCRC will continue expanding campus-wide clinical investigation. Support from all three sister institutions will continue to ensure GCRC success. ..
- WORKPLACE SUBSTANCE USE--A NATIONAL PREVALENCE STUDYMICHAEL FRONE; Fiscal Year: 2002..of exposure to coworker on-the-job substance use (a dimension of social availability) to the performance and morale of individuals who do not use alcohol or drugs at work...
- RELATIONSHIP PRECURSORS OF WELL BEING IN OLD AGEWILLIAM STRAWBRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2001..The research is designed to increase our understanding of the association between internal, developmentally-driven change and environmentally-linked events throughout adulthood, and their influence on well-being in old age. ..
- DESIRE FOR DEATH AMONG TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS WITH AIDSWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Views of Privacy of Genetic InformationRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2005..The findings of this study can enhance further policy, professional and public education, and future research in this area. ..
- DEPRESSION/DESIRE FOR DEATH IN TERMINAL CANCER PATIENTSWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2003..This study is expected to provide a direct evaluation of desire for death in terminally ill cancer patients, and to ascertain whether a pharmacological treatment for depression influences desire for death. ..