Job Stress and Nurses Well-Being: Prayer and Age as Moderators

Achour, Meguellati and Azmi, Ilhaamie Abdul Ghani and Isahak, Marzuki and Nor, Mohd Roslan Mohd and Mohd Yusoff, Mohd Yakub @ Zulkifli (2019) Job Stress and Nurses Well-Being: Prayer and Age as Moderators. Community Mental Health Journal, 55 (7). pp. 1226-1235. ISSN 0010-3853

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-019-00410-y

Abstract

There is increasing popularity among researchers, scholars, and policymakers concerning the efficacy of prayer as a coping strategy for job stress. This study examines the moderating effects of prayer and age on the relationship between job stress and nurses’ well-being in UMMC. Three hundred (300) Muslim nursing staff working at the University of Malaya Medical Centre were sampled. Data were collected via questionnaires. The findings of this study show that the effect of job stress on well-being is significant for nurses and that prayer of nurses contributed to alleviating job stress and enhancing well-being. This study is limited to nurses in one public hospital in a developing country. Thus, it would be more interesting if the study could be extended to other public and private institutions in a Muslim country, and a comparison could be done between other religions as well. © 2019, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic prayer; Job stress; Nurses; Religion; Well-being; Work-family conflict
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
R Medicine
Divisions: Academy of Islamic Studies > Dept of Al-Quran & Al- Hadith
Academy of Islamic Studies > Dept of Islamic History & Civilization
Academy of Islamic Studies > Dept of Syariah & Management
Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 18 May 2020 03:05
Last Modified: 18 May 2020 03:05
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/24298

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