II benessere psicologico degli studentidel corso di laurea in infermieristica misurato con il General Health Questionnaire-12

Translated title of the contribution: Psychological well-being of studentidel degree in nursing as measured by the General Health Questionnaire-12

Claudia Uras, Alessandro Delle Poggi, Gennaro Rocco, Stefano Tabolli

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Psychological wellbeing and risk of anxiety/depression in nursing students, measured with the General Health Questionnaire-12. Introduction. Psychological wellbeing facilitates the learning performance while emotional problems such as anxiety/depression limit it and may impact on future professional practice. Objectives. To assess the prevalence of anxiety/depression in nursing students in Rome, at the beginning of the annual course. Methods. An observational study was conducted administering the 12 items General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) to 601 students at the beginning of the annual course. Students were labeled at risk for anxiety and depression with GHQ-12 scores >5. A logistic regression model was used to identify factors associated to anxiety and depression. Results. Thirthy-four per cent (39% of the females) of the students were at risk for anxiety/depression. The risk was higher for female students (OR=2.9; 95%CI 1.6-5.2; p

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)70-75
Number of pages6
JournalAssistenza infermieristica e ricerca : AIR
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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