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Evid Based Nurs doi:10.1136/eb-2012-100765
  • Nursing issues
  • Cross-sectional study

The mental, physical and emotional health of newly qualified nurses may be influenced by their psychological capital and perceived job fit

  1. Erik Franck1
  1. 1Division of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
  2. 2Division of Nursing, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to : Peter Van Bogaert
    Division of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Antwerp, Wilrijk B-2610, Belgium; peter.vanbogaert{at}ua.ac.be

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  • Psychological capital as a personal resource influences bullying experiences of new graduate nurses as well as their perception of work environments as well as burnout feelings and physical and mental health problems.

  • Executives, managers, nurse administrators, physicians as well as nurses need to implement strategies to foster supportive, conflict-free working environments, such as strengthening psychological capital, in order to recruit and retain the next generation of nursing professionals. As a result, the nursing workforce will develop new graduates with high levels of engagement and commitment to their work, which will feed back into creating positive, supportive work environments.

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