The prevalence of work stress and burnout affecting physical and mental wellbeing among South African nurses has been found to be higher in comparison to nurses working in other parts of the world. This is as a result of prolonged exposure to context specific stressors such as a lack of adequate resources within the hospitals, economic uncertainty and a high prevalence of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
|Pages (from-to)||1 - 11|
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance|
|Issue number||Supplement 1|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|