Ramazan ÖZAVCI- Nahit ÖZDAYI
2020 Journal History School  
The aim of this study is to examine loneliness levels in the auxiliary healthcare staff according to some variables. A total of 240 participants, 106 women (44,2%) and 134 men (55,8%), participated in the study voluntarily. Many different qualifications they have for the staff's were evaluated within the scope of the research. The loneliness scale developed by Russel, Peplau and Ferguson in 1978 and adapted to Turkish by Demir in 1989 was used to determine the loneliness levels of the staff.
more » ... ls of the staff. Parametric test methods were applied since the collected data showed normal distribution. Findings obtained in data analysis were considered significant at the level of p<0,05. A statistically significant difference was found between the mean scores of loneliness levels according to the mobbing exposure of the auxiliary healthcare staff. It has been determined that unhealthy health staff who do not exercise are lonely due to mobbing. As a result of the statistical relationship between mobbing exposure and loneliness, it was found to be significant, positive but low. A statistically significant, positive but low correlation was observed between mobbing exposure and loneliness. According to the other variables included in the study, no statistical difference was found in case of loneliness. As a result, it was understood that the assistant healthcare staff who were exposed to mobbing became lonely and exercise decreased the level of loneliness.
doi:10.29228/joh.43286 fatcat:htowjvaionc2ppuyr44gkw27sm