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Ramak N, Bazgouneh A, Ghasempour E, Sadeghkhani Z, Sam Khanian I, Bibak F et al . Brief Report: The Effect of Health Hardiness on Fear of Covid-19 in Nurses: Investigating the Mediating Role Tolerance of Emotional Distress. J Research Health. 2022; 12 (1) :9-9
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1- Health Management and Social Development Research Center, Golestan university of medical sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
2- Department of Psychology, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran.
3- Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran.
4- Department of Psychology, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran.
5- Department of Psychology, Sanandaj Center, Payame Noor University, Sanandaj, Iran.
6- Department of Cultural Psychopathology, Farabi Psychological Sciences Research Center, Mazandaran, Iran. , sangany.psycho@gmail.com
Abstract:   (69 Views)
Background: Nurses have the most communication with patients with Covid-19 disease who are always afraid of the disease and its consequences. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigating the effect of health hardiness on fear of Covid-19 in nurses with the mediating role tolerance of emotional distress.
Methods: The method of this research was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population of the present study consisted of all 351 female nurses of Imam Khomeini and Taleghani hospitals in Urmia in the spring of 2021. According to the target population, 205 nurses were selected based on Krejcie and Morgan table and according to the available method. In this study, the fear of Covid-19 questionnaire of Ahorsu et al. [2020], the health hardiness questionnaire of Gebhardt et al. [2001] and the emotional distress tolerance questionnaire of Simons and Gaher [2005] were used. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation and stepwise regression.
Results: The findings showed that health hardiness and tolerance of emotional distress are involved in fear of Covid-19. Also, according to the values ​​obtained from [effect], health hardiness have an effect of -0.364 on Fear of Covid-19 and tolerance of emotional distress -0.178 have an effects on Fear of Covid-19 [p≤0.01]. Health hardiness on Fear of Covid-19 with the mediating role of Tolerance of emotional distress has an effect equal with -0.528.
Conclusion: This study showed that cognitive factors in proportion to emotional factors have a greater effect in fear of Covid-19 in nurses.
Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health Psychology and Social Health
Received: 2021/10/7 | Accepted: 2021/12/12 | Published: 2022/01/4

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