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The Effects of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction on Nurse Stress and Burnout: A Qualitative and Quantitative Study
Holistic Nursing Practice
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: n/a
Pages: 302-308
Source ID: shanti-sources-22377
Abstract: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction, a stress-reduction program, has increasing empirical support as a patient-care intervention. Its emphasis on self-care, compassion, and healing makes it relevant as an intervention for helping nurses manage stress and reduce burnout. This article describes the implementation of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction in a hospital system as a way to lower burnout and improve well-being among nurses, using both quantitative and qualitative data.