Friday, March 28, 2014

Hardiness and Happiness

HYPOTHESIS: Hardiness decreases perceived stress and increases happiness in nurses.

METHODS: 252 nurses in Tehran, completed the Personal Views Survey, the Perceived Stress Scale, and the Oxford Happiness Inventory.

RESULTS: Hardiness seemed to decrease perceived stress and increased happiness.

CONCLUSION: The hypothesis is confirmed. Hardiness decreases stress and increases happiness.

J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs. 2014 Mar 25;