International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023


Assessment of the Relationship between Workplace Stress and Emotional Intelligence among Nurses

Rejeena T Cherian | G. Balamurugan


Abstract: Nursing is a Stressful job. Suppressing emotions is not always healthy. Emotional intelligence helps nurses to be more effective in their profession. The study aimed to identify the level of workplace stress and find the relationship between workplace stress and emotional intelligence. Design: A descriptive correlational study was designed and conducted. Settings/participants: From April 1 to April 12, 2022, two hospitals participated in the research. In total 225 participants were included. Methods: Data was collected using the Socio - demographic variable questionnaire and the Nursing Stress Scale and the Schutte Self - Report Test of Emotional Intelligence. Results: According to the study's findings, 51.6% of nurses felt mild workplace stress.52.9% had low emotional intelligence and the rest 47.1% had high emotional intelligence. There was a weak negative relationship (r= - 0.139) between workplace stress and emotional intelligence, but it is statistically insignificant. Conclusion; Nurses are having workplace stress at various level, ongoing assessment, recruitment of employees are helpful to deal with workplace stress.


Keywords: Workplace Stress, Emotional Intelligence, Nurse


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 1000 - 1006


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