Secondary traumatic stress and its assocaited factors among medical staff in Foshan city

Xie, Guojun, Li, Wendy, and Jia, Fujun (2019) Secondary traumatic stress and its assocaited factors among medical staff in Foshan city. Journal of International Psychiatry, 46 (3). pp. 417-424.

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Objective: To understand the secondary traumatic stress(STS)among medical staff of Foshan and its related factors,and providing evidence for promoting the mental health of medical staff.

Methods: 1423 medical staffs in public hospitals were selected,and evaluated STS by Professional Quality of Occupational Life Scale(ProQOL),evaluated personality trait by Chinese Big Five Personality Inventory brief version(CBF–PI–B),General Self-Efficacy Scale(GSES),Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale(RSES),Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale(CDRS),Langer Mindfulness Scale(LMS),and Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale(MSHS),and analysed the relationship between STS and personality trait.

Results: The STS score of medical staff was positively associated with the scores of positional title,hospital rank,qualification,working hours,annual income,Neuroticism and Conscientiousness in CBF–PI–B,Humor Coping in MSHS(r=0.06-0.40,P<0.05),and negative associated with the scores of Other Social Support in MSPSS,Engagement in LMS and RSES(r=-0.24,-0.19, 0.29,P<0.01).

Conclusion: The STS of medical staff is positively associated with age, income, hospital rank,positional title,working hours,qualification, Neuroticism, Conscientiousness, Humor Coping, and negatively associated with Other Social Support, Engagement and Selfesteem.

Item ID: 60143
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
Keywords: Medical staff, Secondary traumatic stress, Personality trait
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Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2019 01:11
FoR Codes: 52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5203 Clinical and health psychology > 520304 Health psychology @ 50%
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3505 Human resources and industrial relations > 350505 Occupational and workplace health and safety @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920410 Mental Health @ 100%
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