Event Title

Anxiety, anger and depression, difficult emotions for nurses to deal in clinical setting

Location

Auditorium Pond Side

Start Date

26-2-2014 10:30 AM

Abstract

Topic: literature review focusing anxiety, anger and depression, difficult emotions for nurses to deal in clinical settings.

Background: In clinical settings nurses have a frequent interaction with the patients. They face many difficulties while caring for their clients but they facilitate their clients to move towards better health. Anger, anxiety and depression are the difficult emotions that nurse face while caring for their patients. The aim of this literature review research studies is to investigate strategies how to handle patients with these emotions.

Method: Research articles from 2004-2012 were selected and reviewed to find different views. The main focus was to identify interventions and the role of nurses.

Findings: Literature revealed that hospital management has to appoint well trained staff who can handle patient properly and should arrange training programs for the nurses. Nurses must be aware of the symptoms associated with anxiety, anger, aggression in order to make an accurate assessment and interventions, they have to control their own emotions when dealing with patient suffering from these emotions, nurses have to enhance their own knowledge about the caring of patient with these emotions and know how to handle them.

Keywords: anger, depression, nurses, mental health

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Feb 26th, 10:30 AM

Anxiety, anger and depression, difficult emotions for nurses to deal in clinical setting

Auditorium Pond Side

Topic: literature review focusing anxiety, anger and depression, difficult emotions for nurses to deal in clinical settings.

Background: In clinical settings nurses have a frequent interaction with the patients. They face many difficulties while caring for their clients but they facilitate their clients to move towards better health. Anger, anxiety and depression are the difficult emotions that nurse face while caring for their patients. The aim of this literature review research studies is to investigate strategies how to handle patients with these emotions.

Method: Research articles from 2004-2012 were selected and reviewed to find different views. The main focus was to identify interventions and the role of nurses.

Findings: Literature revealed that hospital management has to appoint well trained staff who can handle patient properly and should arrange training programs for the nurses. Nurses must be aware of the symptoms associated with anxiety, anger, aggression in order to make an accurate assessment and interventions, they have to control their own emotions when dealing with patient suffering from these emotions, nurses have to enhance their own knowledge about the caring of patient with these emotions and know how to handle them.

Keywords: anger, depression, nurses, mental health