Quality of Work Life in Nurses: Family, Career and Psych Contextual Associations



Objective: This study sought to evaluate the relationship and the role of structural job stress, emotion regulation, and family satisfaction in predicting of the quality of working life.

Methods: The sample of the study, all the nurses working in hospitals supported by the army of Islamic Republic of Iran. In order to choose the desired samples of the study, first a multi-stage cluster sampling method was used, and then, simple random sampling method was used (n=400). Data collection tools Walton Quality of life scale (1973), Spiel-Berger job stress scale, Gross and John emotional Regulation(Gross and John 2003, Rose, Beh et al. 2006), and Olson and Wilson (1982) family satisfaction scale (FSS). Data were analyzed by SPSS software and information in the form of descriptive and inferential statistics were expressed.

Results: The data analysis showed that the quality of life working, have positive and significant relationship with the components of emotional regulation and family satisfaction, and also a significant negative relationship with job stress.

Conclusion: These three structures in total can anticipate 30% of the quality of life working changes and can have a significant impact on the quality of work in organizations.


Quality of life working, Emotional regulation, Job stress, Family satisfaction

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