Occupational

Occupational well-being is how you use your skills and abilities to enrich your own life as well as the lives of those around you. Attitude is related to satisfaction regarding your work, whether it be paid or unpaid.  


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

A crosssectional examination of factors associated with compassion satisfaction and compassion fatigue across health care workers in an Academic Medical Center

Compassion satisfaction (CS) among healthcare professionals is a sense of gratification derived from caring for their suffering patients. In contrast, compassion fatigue, often a consequence of Read more

Color Conscience: A Move Toward Anti-racism. Critical Care

We write this editorial at a time of great civil unrest in the United States, following the public murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who was killed by Minneapolis police officers, and Read more

Correlates of posttraumatic growth among nursing professionals: A cross-sectional analysis

Aims: Among nursing professionals, our aims were to examine (a) self-reported traumatic experiences, (b) differences in post-traumatic growth (i.e. positive psychological growth after experiencing a Read more

COVID-19 disparity among Black Americans: A call to action for nurse scientists. Research in Nursing & Health

At the time of this writing, the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has infected over 13 million individuals worldwide, with over 3.4 million infected in the United States (US). The highly 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 staff engagement in patients’ tobacco treatment in a state psychiatric facility.

Persons with mental illnesses (MI) who use tobacco are likely to experience poorer physical health and worsened psychiatric symptomology as compared to their non–tobacco-using counterparts… 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

From twisting to settling down as a nurse in China: a qualitative study of the commitment to nursing as a career

Background The nurse workforce shortage, partially caused by high work turnover, is an important factor influencing the quality of patient care. Because previous studies concerning Chinese nurse work Read more

Nursing Staff Attitude, Subjective Norms, Perceived Behavior Control, and Intention to Provide Tobacco Treatment in a Psychiatric Hospital

Background: Although the nursing staff is fundamental in assisting individuals with mental illnesses (MI) to stop tobacco use, they often have mixed feelings about providing tobacco treatment (TT) 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

Reasons for tobacco use and perceived tobacco-related health risks in an inpatient psychiatric population

People with mental illness (MI) have a disproportionate tobacco-related disease burden and mortality. Tobacco-use rates in people with MI are nearly twice that of the general population. Reasons for Read more

Social Smoking Environment and Associations with Cardiac Rehabilitation Attendance

Purpose: Continued cigarette smoking after a major cardiac event predicts worse health outcomes and leads to reduced participation in cardiac rehabilitation (CR). Understanding which characteristics Read more

Using Implementation Science to Disseminate a Lung Cancer Screening Education Intervention through Community Health Workers

National lung cancer screening with low dose computed tomography (LDCT) uptake is suboptimal. One factor contributing to slow uptake is lack of awareness. Trained Community Health Workers (CHWs) may Read more