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Relationship between Stress and Psychosomatic Complaints among Nurses in Tabarjal Hospital

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This research was conducted to examine the relationship between stress and psychosomatic complaints among nurses in Tabarjal hospital. To achieve this aim, the researcher used the descriptive method and selected a sample consisting of (56) nurses working in hospital through the simple random sampling technique. The respondents were requested to complete a questionnaire for rating of stress and the most common psychosomatic diseases. The collected data were analyzed statistically by using SPSS. The results revealed that the stress was dominant among nurses in Tabarjal hospital, the prevalence of psychosomatic complaints was significantly higher in nurses, and there was significant correlation between stress and psychosomatic complaints among nurses. Conclusion: This research confirmed the effect of strains on the prevalence of psychosomatic symptoms among nurses in Tabarjal hospital. Further, implications of the results were discussed on the light of some related researches.

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I. Humaida, "Relationship between Stress and Psychosomatic Complaints among Nurses in Tabarjal Hospital," Open Journal of Medical Psychology, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2012, pp. 15-19. doi: 10.4236/ojmp.2012.13003.

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