Comparing Mental Disorder, Sleep Disorder and Perceived Stress on Intensive Care Unit Nurses to Other Nurses
Although there is stress on all jobs, but in professions which deal with human health, this is most important, so current study was done with the aim of comparing mental symptoms, sleep disorder and perceived stress of intensive care unit nurses with other nurses. Statistical society are the Vali Asr hospital nurses. Sampling method was census to selecting intensive care unit nurses statistical sample and other nurses, as from statistical society which were 175, 195 nurses stated the qualification of participating in research with regarding entrance criterion and they were asked to answer research questionnaire. Research method was cause – comparative method. For collecting information, mental disorder symptoms questionnaire (SCL-90-R), Peterzburg sleep quality questionnaire (PSQ1) and perceived stress questionnaire (PSS-14) were used. for analyzing research data, descriptive and deductional statistic was used. In descriptive statistic part using frequency indicators, percentage and graph, …. We described studied variable and in deductional statistic part with variance analyze MONOVA and t- independent, we considered research hypothesis. All data analyze was done with software SPSS – 18. Findings show that as meaningful level (sig =0/000) is smaller than 0/05 error, so with the confidence 95%. We conclude that there is meaningful difference among mental symptoms, sleep disorder and perceived stress on intensive care unit nurses to other nurses.