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Prevalence of sexual harassment toward psychiatric nurses and its association with quality of life in China
Zeng,Liang Nan1,2; Lok,Ka In1,3; An,Feng Rong4; Zhang,Ling4; Wang,Di4; Ungvari,Gabor S.5,6; Bressington,Daniel T.7; Cheung,Teris7; Chen,Ligang2; Xiang,Yu Tao1,8
2020-10-01
Source PublicationArchives of Psychiatric Nursing
ISSN0883-9417
Volume34Issue:5Pages:394-397
AbstractObjective: This study aimed to examine the prevalence of sexual harassment (SH) toward Chinese psychiatric nurses and its association with quality of life (QOL). Methods: A total of 2124 psychiatric nurses were consecutively recruited from 10 psychiatric hospitals distributed across 10 provinces of China; of them, 1,449 were included for analyses. Participants' socio-demographic characteristics, experiences of workplace SH in the past year, and QOL were recorded. Results: Overall, 21.5% (n = 311) of participants reported SH, with 8.4% (n = 121) reporting once, 7.1% (n = 103) reporting twice and 6.0% (n = 87) reporting three times or more. Psychiatric nurses who experienced SH had lower QOL in physical, psychological, social, and environmental domains. Multiple logistic regression analysis found that nurses with shorter clinical experience were more likely to experience SH. Conclusions: Workplace SH toward psychiatric nurses is common in mental health treatment settings in China. Considering its deleterious impact on nurses' well-being and care quality, effective staff training on the management of SH and a zero tolerance policy against SH should be developed for this population.
KeywordChina Psychiatric nurses Sexual harassment
DOI10.1016/j.apnu.2020.07.016
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Language英语
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CollectionUniversity of Macau
Corresponding AuthorChen,Ligang
Affiliation1.Center for Cognition and Brain Sciences,University of Macau,Macao SAR,Macao
2.Department of Neurosurgery,The Affiliated Hospital of Southwest Medical University,Sichuan Clinical Medical Research Center for Neurosurgery,Academician (Expert) Workstation of Sichuan Province,Neurological Diseases and Brain Function Laboratory,China
3.Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau,Macao,Macao
4.The National Clinical Research Center for Mental Disorders & Beijing Key Laboratory of Mental Disorders,Beijing Anding Hospital & the Advanced Innovation Center for Human Brain Protection,Capital Medical University,Beijing,China
5.University of Notre Dame Australia,Fremantle,Australia
6.Division of Psychiatry,School of Medicine,University of Western Australia,Perth,Australia
7.School of Nursing,Hong Kong Polytechnic University,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
8.Institute of Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences,University of Macau,Macao SAR,China
First Author AffilicationUniversity of Macau
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Zeng,Liang Nan,Lok,Ka In,An,Feng Rong,et al. Prevalence of sexual harassment toward psychiatric nurses and its association with quality of life in China[J]. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing,2020,34(5):394-397.
APA Zeng,Liang Nan,Lok,Ka In,An,Feng Rong,Zhang,Ling,Wang,Di,Ungvari,Gabor S.,Bressington,Daniel T.,Cheung,Teris,Chen,Ligang,&Xiang,Yu Tao.(2020).Prevalence of sexual harassment toward psychiatric nurses and its association with quality of life in China.Archives of Psychiatric Nursing,34(5),394-397.
MLA Zeng,Liang Nan,et al."Prevalence of sexual harassment toward psychiatric nurses and its association with quality of life in China".Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 34.5(2020):394-397.
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