A Study on Sensitive Personality, Compassion Fatigue & Secondary Trauma among Nurses

Authors

  • Pragati Sharma

Keywords:

personality, sensitive personality, compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, nurses

Abstract

Nurses, as frontier workers encounter numerous situations and eventually it becomes harder to navigate them, which can lead to secondary trauma, burnout, and compassion fatigue among them. This additionally contributes to a decline in psychological well-being. The study aimed to find out the relationship between highly sensitive personality, compassion fatigue, and secondary trauma among nurses. A total sample of 30 samples nurses working in Sikkim was collected. Result of the study indicates that there’s a significant positive relationship between highly sensitive personality, compassion fatigue, and secondary trauma. This study helps us to acknowledge the issues faced by nurses that impacted their psychological well-being. The study unfolds the challenges. It is suggested that strategies such as flexible work schedules, peer support programs, and other self-care strategies needs to be incorporated to help nurses manage better and improve their psychological well-being.

Downloads

Published

15-03-2024

Issue

Section

Articles