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SMAD. Revista eletrônica saúde mental álcool e drogas

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MOTA, Nayanne Ingrid Farias et al. Stress among nursing students at a public university. SMAD, Rev. Eletrônica Saúde Mental Álcool Drog. (Ed. port.) [online]. 2016, vol.12, n.3, pp. 163-170. ISSN 1806-6976.

OBJECTIVE: To estimate the level of stress and symptomatology reported in nursing students from a public university. METHOD: This is a transversal and quantitative study involving 151 nursing students selected from a draw based on the list of students enrolled. The adult version of the Lipp’s inventory of symptoms of stress was used. Data were analyzed and descriptively presented by absolute and percentage distributions using the statistical software R. RESULTS: 49.7% of students showed symptoms of stress, and most students were attending the 8th and 9th periods. Psychological symptoms were more present (50.7%). CONCLUSION: Implementing lightweight care technology tools is recommended, at low cost and high resolute power, to better combat stress.

Keywords : Nursing; Students Nursing; Stress Psychological; Mental Health.

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