Yıl 2015, Cilt 45, Sayı 6, Sayfalar 1360 - 1368 2015-12-04

Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital
Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital

FATMA NUR BARAN AKSAKAL [1] , EMİNE FÜSUN KARAŞAHİN [2] , ASİYE UĞRAŞ DİKMEN [3] , EMİNE AVCI [4] , SEÇİL ÖZKAN [5]

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Background/aim: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of and risk factors for physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experienced by nurses in a university hospital. Materials and methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted at Gazi University Medical Faculty Hospital. A questionnaire form recommended by the WHO and the International Labor Organization was administered through face-to-face interviews to determine the violence experienced in the past 12 months by nurses. Results: The prevalence of physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing was 13.9%, 41.8%, and 17.1%, respectively. Working more than 40 h per week increased the risk of physical violence by 1.86 times. The majority of nurses who experienced verbal violence and mobbing were significantly more willing to change their work, their institution, and their profession if given the opportunity. Fewer than one-fourth of the victims indicated they reported any incident. Conclusion: We knew that the prevalence of physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing were high among nurses and that incidents were underreported, and the study corroborated this information. What this study adds to the topic is that long working hours increased the prevalence of physical violence and was defined as an important contributory factor.
Background/aim: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of and risk factors for physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experienced by nurses in a university hospital. Materials and methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted at Gazi University Medical Faculty Hospital. A questionnaire form recommended by the WHO and the International Labor Organization was administered through face-to-face interviews to determine the violence experienced in the past 12 months by nurses. Results: The prevalence of physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing was 13.9%, 41.8%, and 17.1%, respectively. Working more than 40 h per week increased the risk of physical violence by 1.86 times. The majority of nurses who experienced verbal violence and mobbing were significantly more willing to change their work, their institution, and their profession if given the opportunity. Fewer than one-fourth of the victims indicated they reported any incident. Conclusion: We knew that the prevalence of physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing were high among nurses and that incidents were underreported, and the study corroborated this information. What this study adds to the topic is that long working hours increased the prevalence of physical violence and was defined as an important contributory factor.
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Yazar: FATMA NUR BARAN AKSAKAL

Yazar: EMİNE FÜSUN KARAŞAHİN

Yazar: ASİYE UĞRAŞ DİKMEN

Yazar: EMİNE AVCI

Yazar: SEÇİL ÖZKAN

Bibtex @ { tbtkmedical149024, journal = {Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences}, issn = {1300-0144}, eissn = {1303-6165}, address = {TÜBİTAK}, year = {2015}, volume = {45}, pages = {1360 - 1368}, doi = {}, title = {Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital}, key = {cite}, author = {ÖZKAN, SEÇİL and AKSAKAL, FATMA NUR BARAN and KARAŞAHİN, EMİNE FÜSUN and AVCI, EMİNE and DİKMEN, ASİYE UĞRAŞ} }
APA AKSAKAL, F , KARAŞAHİN, E , DİKMEN, A , AVCI, E , ÖZKAN, S . (2015). Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital. Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences, 45 (6), 1360-1368. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/tbtkmedical/issue/12391/149024
MLA AKSAKAL, F , KARAŞAHİN, E , DİKMEN, A , AVCI, E , ÖZKAN, S . "Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital". Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences 45 (2015): 1360-1368 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/tbtkmedical/issue/12391/149024>
Chicago AKSAKAL, F , KARAŞAHİN, E , DİKMEN, A , AVCI, E , ÖZKAN, S . "Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital". Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences 45 (2015): 1360-1368
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ISNAD AKSAKAL, FATMA NUR BARAN , KARAŞAHİN, EMİNE FÜSUN , DİKMEN, ASİYE UĞRAŞ , AVCI, EMİNE , ÖZKAN, SEÇİL . "Workplace physical violence, verbal violence, and mobbing experiencedby nurses at a university hospital". Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences 45 / 6 (Aralık 2015): 1360-1368.