Samira S. Bamuhair, Ali I. Medical education is rated as one of the most difficult trainings to endure. Throughout their undergraduate years, medical students face numerous stressors.
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Background: While stress is gaining attention as an important subject of research in nursing literature, coping strategies, as an important construct, has never been comprehensively reviewed. Aim: The aims of this review were: 1 to identify the level of stress, its sources, and 2 to explore coping methods used by student nurses during nursing education. Methods: This is a systematic review of studies conducted from to on stress and coping strategies in nursing students. Keywords including "stress", "coping strategy", "nursing students" and "clinical practice" in 13 studies met the criteria. Findings: Stress levels in nursing students range from moderate to high. Main stressors identified included stress through the caring of patients, assignments and workloads, and negative interactions with staff and faculty. Common coping strategies utilized by nursing students included problem-solving strategies such as developing objectives to resolve problems, adopting various strategies to solve problems, and finding the meaning of stressful events.
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Metrics details. For many nursing students, clinical training represents a stressful experience. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between anxiety, perceived stress, and the coping strategies used by nursing students during their clinical training. A cross-sectional correlational descriptive study. Participants provided data on background characteristics and completed the following instruments: the Perceived Stress Scale; the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory and the Coping Behavior Inventory.
In this chapter, coping strategies will be explored from theoretical and empirical perspectives. As defined by Lazarus and Folkman , coping strategies are defined as methods employed by people to deal with situations that require a tremendous investment of their resources such as time and effort. The following discussion will first offer a brief overview of the perspectives of coping theorists, with a special focus on Frydenberg and Lewis' classification of the three different types of coping strategies. Furthermore, previous studies about the coping experiences of families of children with disabilities and autism will be presented.