SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.29 issue1Strategies to solve questions about clinical practice in nursing and medicine professionals in Bolivia and ColombiaFulfillment of good nursing practices in clinical trials author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand




Related links

  • On index processCited by Google
  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO
  • On index processSimilars in Google


Investigación y Educación en Enfermería

Print version ISSN 0120-5307On-line version ISSN 2216-0280


CORRAL-MULATO, Sabrina et al. Stress in the nursing academic life. (Un) awareness and prevention. Invest. educ. enferm [online]. 2011, vol.29, n.1, pp.109-117. ISSN 0120-5307.

Objective. To describe the personal and professional perceptions of stress, prevention and issue approach in training Brazilian nursing students. Methodology. A qualitative, descriptive-exploratory study was developed in the year of 2009, through an open survey application. Answers were analyzed through thematic analysis categorizing identified qualitative variables. Results. Eight female students in their last year of nursing school with ages between 21 and 27 years old participated. Personal stress is related to unbalanced situations and difficulties in their professional life, work overload, and lack of vocation, they all have physical and mental manifestations. Conclusion. Participants related personal stress with unbalanced situations and difficulties in the professional life, work overload and lack of vocation.

Keywords : stress psychological; students; nursing; health education.

        · abstract in Portuguese | Spanish     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )


Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License