Types of behaviors and stress-coping strategies in the workplace among nurses
The goal of this paper is to assess any possible relationships between the types of behaviors and coping strategies with occupational stress among nurses. Workplace has an important position in the life of a contemporary person. It can be a source of great satisfaction and positive experiences or it can be a source of frustration and negative influence on ones health. Sample: The sample consisted of 242 nurses from various hospitals in Bydgoszcz. Method: The research was conducted by the means of two questionnaires: first, AVEM - Questionnaire, which describes four types of behaviors and second, Latack's Coping Scale - which describes five coping factors with occupational stress. The analysis of the results indicates that the types of behavior in the workplace influence the strategies of coping with occupational stress.