Emotional

Emotional wellness is the awareness and ability to express feelings and emotions in healthy ways. It is the sense of fulfillment and achievement in life and includes self-acceptance, self-awareness, self-esteem, and optimism. 


A cross-sectional examination of factors associated with compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue across health care workers in an Academic Medical Centre.

Compassion satisfaction (CS) among healthcare professionals is a sense of gratification derived from caring for their suffering patients… Read more

Assessing opinions and barriers to providing evidence-based tobacco treatment among health care providers within an in-patient psychiatric facility

Tobacco-related morbidity and mortality is high among people with mental illnesses (PMI), yet tobacco treatment (TT) is often not provided by mental health care providers (MHPs)… Read more

Factors associated with Compassion Satisfaction, Burnout, and Secondary Traumatic Stress Among Chinese Nurses in Tertiary Hospitals: A Cross Sectional Study

Background Compassion fatigue is a work-related professional hazard acquired when providing healthcare for patients. This hazard can lead to physical and mental health problems for nurses and may Read more

Factors Associated with Nursing School Satisfaction, NCLEX Success, and Intent to Pursue Advanced Education Among Underrepresented Accelerated Nursing Students

The United States is steadily becoming more diverse. If current trends continue, the minority population will be the majority by 2043… Read more

Factors associated with the initial sensations of smoking among smokers with mental illness.

Compassion satisfaction (CS) among healthcare professionals is a sense of gratification derived from caring for their suffering patients… Read more

Gender-specific profiles of tobacco use among non-institutionalized people with serious mental illness.

In many countries, smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death. In North America, reductions in population smoking levels are stabilizing and, in recent years, those involved in tobacco Read more

Nicotine dependence and gender differences in smokers accessing community mental health services.

Despite evidence of differences in smoking behavior between women and men, few studies have assessed these differences in individuals with mental illnesses… Read more

Predictors of smoking cessation among individuals with a history of co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders

Individuals with substance use and psychiatric disorders have a high prevalence of tobacco use disorders and are disproportionately affected by tobacco-related morbidity and mortality…  Read more

Prevalence and factors of compassion fatigue among Chinese psychiatric nurses: A cross-sectional study

Compassion fatigue has emerged as a detrimental consequence of experiencing work-related stress among psychiatric nurses, and affected the job performance, emotional and physical health of Read more

Providing tobacco treatment in a community mental health setting: A pilot study.

Individuals with mental illnesses (MIs) are disproportionately affected by tobacco-related disease burden because of higher tobacco use prevalence and poor tobacco treatment outcomes… Read more

Sex differences in nicotine dependence among addictions clients accessing a smoking cessation program in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The purpose of this study was to examine differences in substance use disorders, psychiatric disorders and nicotine dependence among 323 women and men accessing a smoking cessation program… Read more

Sex differences in smoking cessation outcomes of a tailored program for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness.

Tobacco use is highly prevalent among individuals with a history of substance use disorders (SUD) and/or mental illness (MI)… Read more

Smoking behaviors and medical comorbidities in patients with mental illnesses. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing

Correlations among smoking behaviors and co-morbid medical illnesses were examined among 982 smokers with mental illnesses enrolled in a smoking cessation program within Mental Health and Addictions Read more

Smoking Cessation among Persons with Co-occurring Substance Use Disorder and Mental Illness.

Aims: A history of either a substance use disorder (SUD) or psychiatric disorder (PD) is associated with tobacco use… Read more

Smoking cessation outcomes among individuals with substance use and/or psychiatric disorders.

Individuals with substance use and psychiatric disorders have a high prevalence of tobacco use disorders and are disproportionately affected by tobacco-related morbidity and mortality… Read more

The Impact of Psychiatric Disorder Diagnosis on Motivation to Quit and Stage of Change Among Patients at a Hospital-Based Outpatient Smoking Cessation Clinic

Smoking is among the greatest international public health concerns, causing excessive levels of preventable premature death, disability, and economic costs... Read more

The prevalence of compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue among nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Compassion fatigue is a consequence of chronic work-related stress exposure among healthcare providers. Nursing is a high-risk, stressful profession which increases nurses’ vulnerability to Read more