Lindo, Jascinth L.M.; La Grenade, Janet A.; McCaw-Binns, Affette M.; Jackson, Maria D.; Eldemire-Shearer, Denise A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
UWI School of Nursing
Assessment of General Mental Well-Being of Doctors and Nurses at the University Hospital of the West Indies and the Kingston Public Hospital [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
52 Suppl. 6
Objective: To assess the level of general mental well-being among doctors and nurses from the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) and the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) using the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ). Methods: A prospective cross-sectional study of 212 doctors and nurses at the KPH and the UHWI was conducted using a 33-item questionnaire and the GHQ-30. Focus group discussions were also held with staff at both hospitals. Probable caseness was defined as a GHQ score ³ 5.....