Stress among Male Nurses Introduction Male nurses are affected by several type of stress including job stress and role stress which have their source in patients, colleagues, and society (Lou & Yu, 2007). Male nurses must be aware that they are entering one of the most stressful professions; nursing ranks 12th in a study of the top 20 professions for work-related stress and is situated just below the medical profession ( Tankha , 2006). At the same time, male nurses experience stress from particular sources which are not relevant for female nurses. Male nurses have unique forms of job stress and role stress and must be able to cope effectively with them. It is essential that male nursing students should fully understand and be prepared...The end:
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