The Convergence Study of Interpersonal Caring Behaviors on Anger, Job Stress and Social Support in Nurses

간호사의 분노, 직무스트레스, 사회적 지지에 대한 대인돌봄행위의 융합적 연구

  • Received : 2016.04.21
  • Accepted : 2016.05.18
  • Published : 2016.06.30


This study comprised descriptive research into nurses' anger, job stress and social support, and the impact thereof on interpersonal caring behaviors. This study focused on the anger and interpersonal caring behaviors of nurses. From December $1^{st}$ to $31^{st}$ 2014, the data of 174 working at university hospitals in four cities were collected. This study focused on the anger and interpersonal caring behaviors of nurses. Repeated anger rumination reduced interpersonal caring behaviors. The influence of anger-in and anger-control on interpersonal caring behaviors was confirmed. Although the stress score of job demand was too high, an autonomous nursing environment, material support and expansion of the educational period are required to enhance interpersonal caring behaviors. Thus, this study investigated the elements of interpersonal caring behavior necessary for nursing care and suggests the necessity on convergence study of addressing feelings of anger as an emotion management intervention.


Anger Rumination;Anger Expression;Job stress;Social support;Interpersonal caring behaviors;convergence


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