The objective was to determine the occupational stress and coping strategies used by nurses to overcome workplace stress. The tools used were Job Stress Index and Coping Checklist. The findings revealed that majority (63%) of nurses were highly stressed, whereas 37% expressed moderate stress. Different coping strategies were used by nurses such as discussion with spouse, problem solving and engaging themselves in hobbies like reading, music etc. The results showed strong negative correlation (r = -0.920) between job stress and use of coping strategies by
Physicians were identified as the main perpetrators of sexual harassment. The most common negative effects of sexual harassment were headache, disturbed mental health function, in-satisfaction in job and the only reactions given by the nurses against the harassers were anger and fear. The coping method used most commonly by the nurses was “Doing nothing” as they think it as a part of the job. About 80% of sexually harassed nurses did not report the incident of sexual harassment to hospital administration.  A cross-sectional study was conducted in Iran to identify the factors influencing violence among nurses with a sample of 77 nurses working in three general hospitals.
Not only is that bad, but also back when sterilization was utilized frequently some girls under eighteen and as young as nine were sterilized because they were classified as delinquent or unwholesome
Through their 49 - question survey to 1,550 hospitality managers, all of whom had earned a bachelor or master’s degree from hospitality management programs within the proceeding seven years where 58% of the respondents were women, they found that in many cases the reasons why most women graduates left the hospitality industry was due to gender discrimination or sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is the creation of an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment. Repeatedly staring provocatively and colour jokes or remarks are also considered as sexual harassment The Human Rights Commission in New Zealand’s first study of sexual harassment in the hospitality industry conducted by researchers Neil Lunt and Carl Davidson of No Doubt Research for the HRC."One of the consequences of considering harassment a part of working in hospitality is that some staff normalise harassment behaviour and dealing with it becomes their responsibility," Mr Lunt says.
Research done by Sherring and Knight (2009:1239) amongst nurses in the United Kingdom has found that 41% of these nurses experience emotional exhaustion, whereas as a study done in Malawi by Thorsen, Tharp and Meguid (2011:1) found that 72% of nurses reported emotional exhaustion. Nurses with high levels of emotional exhaustion are more likely to quit the nursing profession according to Sherring and Knight
Statistically, African American women in the United States suffer from complications or death 243 percent more than white women during maternity. This is a common occurrence that many women and children face, but shouldn’t have too. Rebecca Skloots book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is an example of the inequality shown to African-American women in the medical world. Specifically, the unequal medical care Henrietta Lacks received, which many other black women experienced. In her book, Skloot suggests that African-American women suffer from psychological effects after receiving unequal medical care, do not receive equal medical treatment during maternity, and are more likely to die from maternal complications.
Young women in custody and leaving custody are at particular risk of poor emotional and mental health. MARGINALISATION OF WOMEN WORKERS While liberalization may have increased employment, it has worsened the quality of employment, especially for women. The article studies macro-level data to analyse employment of men and women. Data collection by official agencies uses faulty processes and much of women 's work remains invisible.
Goal setting helps the person reduce job ambiguity and take control of their job demands because they will know exactly what is needed of them to succeed (Lehrer et al, 1994). Mentoring in the work place can help reduce stress levels by a large amount due to the fact that employees can reply on someone else in the organisation for metal support and guidance (Lehrer et al, 1994). Employee Assistance Programs are useful in buffering the negative effects of stress because it is there to help employees get through difficult times and acts as an intervention program to further detriments to employees when they are having personal issues. Mind Tree allowing women to take one year of leave for every six years of working is an example of this. This allows for the employee to prioritize her personal life and family, which could reduce or eliminate work-family
Domestic violence When we hear the word domestic violence, first thing will come up to our minds is the physical harm, as we start looking for the physical marks on the victim 's body. In a quantitative study that had been made in 10 countries in which 19% to 55% women reported that they suffered from both sexual and physical abuse by their partner 's(Ellsberg et al., 2008). The violence is not just physical, there is so many different types of violence; physical, psychological, verbal, emotional, or even economical abuse. Domestic violence as a definition is an abuse or harm within any intimated individuals, either physically, emotionally or even verbal abuse, in some cases the abuser may tend to humiliate the victim, horror, separate and
The abortions cause women to feel like they have abandoned something and many will feel regret which will cause other psychological problems. Nearly one in five women report dissatisfaction, regret, or sadness(Bower). Having an abortion is caused women pain psychologically and mentally. Many women can be admitted to a hospital for number of reasons resulting of
Deborah said, “Sexual harassment was common in the beginning and, depending on the boss at the time, was often overlooked.” The rest of the women programmers at GRU said they did not experience it. Yet, even though there is only a limited percentage of women programmers at GRU getting harassed, it is still a big problem in the field of computer science that needs to change. Third, women are given less opportunities in the computer field.
Perception and Coping among Women Living with Lupus In a qualitative study done by Baker JA and Wiginton K, a convenience sample of thirty eight women volunteers from a Lupus support group were interviewed and also given questionnaires based on their perception and management of Lupus. The goal of this study was to identify the different representations of Lupus made by women and to evaluate the impact the illness has on their self management. Baker and Wiginton came to the conclusion that the more the women knew and understand Lupus, the more they were able to manage living their lives with Lupus. The role of patient attachment and working alliance on patient adherence, satisfaction, and health-related quality of life in lupus treatment
Introduction The film shows a story of eight women who stood up against discrimination against gender. They were angered by the way they were treated in their workplace. This article will cover the similarity of the film and what we learnt. We will relate the present day society, beliefs, sexism and how it prevails.
It has been stated by Rajacich and colleagues (2013) that 56% of male registered nurses taking part in the survey suggested that they encountered challenges with education process. These challenges consisted of being labelled the muscle strength by female nurses, being perceived as uncompassionate and being the minority (Rajacich et al., 2013). These factors lead male nurses to specialise in more seemingly masculine areas of nursing such as emergency and psychiatric rather than perusing a specialisation such as midwifery (McDowell, 2015).The differentiating factors between male and female nurses encourage the idea that then though they are in the same profession male nurses have different abilities to offer the job over women (Rajacich et al., 2013). Men are described as an untapped and elusive human healthcare
The benefits of unionization of social workers is that there is certain standards of professional care, and they have security for their job and wages. Those are important aspects of their being a union of social workers. They fought for conditions on the well being of social workers in this type of career. There is so much that is to be done in this career, and it can take so much out of a person. They wanted certain things that can help them to maintain their well being while working in this profession.