Forde, S.; Duff, Edith M.; Bailey, Ellen Y.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
UWI School of Nursing
Stress and Coping Mechanisms of First Year Students at the Kingston School of Nursing. [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
52 Suppl. 6
Objective: To determine the level of stress and the coping mechnaisms used by first year nursing students at the Kingston School of Nursing (KSN). Methods: A 29 item pre-tested self administered questionnaire was completed by 64 (95.6%) of the total population (67) of first year nursing students at KSN. Data were analyzed using SPSS Versions 7.5 and 11.0. Qualitative data were analyzed by sorting texts into related categories and describing the main ideas of the subjects.....