Original Paper Effect of Spiritual Intelligence and Self-Efficacy on Nurses' Resiliency in Therapeutic and Teaching Centers of Zahedan
Journal of Research Development in Nursing & Midwifery
and Objective: Given that nurses need numerous skills and high concentration in their job, they endure a lot of stress leading to serious physical and psychological consequences. We aimed to investigate the effect spiritual intelligence and self-efficacy on nurses resilience. Material and Methods: This correlation study was conducted on 180 nurses (149 females and 31 males) selected via stratified random sampling in Zahedan University of Medical Sciences Hospitals, 2013. The questionnaires were
... questionnaires were resiliency of Connor and Davidson, spiritual intelligence of King, and self-efficacy of Sherer and Maddux. The data was analyzed by Pearson Correlation and Step-wise Regression. Results: Nurses self-efficacy (r=0.59, p 0.001) and nurses spiritual intelligence (r=0.50, p 0.001) had a positive significant correlation with resiliency. Regression showed that in first step self-efficacy (0.35) and in next step self-efficacy and spiritual intelligence (0.46) were the positive predictors for resiliency. Conclusion: It seemes that by developing self-efficacy and spiritual intelligence, we can increase the resilincy and consequently minimize the level of nurses' job stress.