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Rezaei F. The Relationship between the Quality of Sleep and the Quality of Work Life with the Occupational Stress of Nurses and Hospital Personnel in Kermanshah during the Covid-19 Era. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2023; 18 (1) :28-37
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Department of Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah Branch, Kermanshah, Iran , dr.article2022@gmail.com
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Introduction: The spread of Corona virus and its psychological consequences is one of the most
important human social events in the 21st century. Moreover, nurses and hospital personnel are facing the
psychological consequences of it including job stress. The present study aimed to perform the relationship
between sleep quality and work life quality with occupational stress of nurses and hospital personnel in
Kermanshah during the period of Covid-19 in 2023.

Methods and Materials: The current research is descriptive of the correlation type. The statistical population of this research included all nurses and hospital personnel of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences in 2023. In order to select a sample size, 250 nurses and hospital personnel have been selected through random cluster method based on Morgan’s table. In addition, they responded to Petersburg (1998) sleep quality (PSQI), Walton (1973) quality of work life (QWL) and job stress questionnaires and Nurses Taft, Gray and Anderson (1981).
Results: The results of the step-by-step regression analysis showed that the components of sleep disorder, useful sleep, mental quality of sleep, sleeping medicine, fair payment, safe work environment, social dependence and integration and cohesion have the ability to predict occupational stress with beta coefficients of 0.37, -0.87, 0.18 and -0.12, -0.19, -0.13 and -0.76 respectively. Furthermore, according to the results of Pearson’s correlation, it can be said that the lower the quality of sleep and the quality of work life, the higher their occupational stress.
Discussion and Conclusion: According to the results obtained from this research on the importance and role of sleep quality and quality of work life in the occupational stress of nurses and medical personnel, taking measures in order to improve the quality of work life and sleep quality, removing the underlying factors, prevention, treatment and training methods, correct adaptation and communication skills are the current necessities of health and treatment policy in such environments. Furthermore, effective interventions to improve the quality of work life, quality of sleep and occupational stress and conducting more studies in the future to identify other factors affecting the quality of life and quality of sleep and occupational stress are suggested.
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Received: 2023/02/7 | Accepted: 2023/05/9 | Published: 2023/10/2

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