Saudi Arabian nurses’ workaholic tendencies and their predictive role in professional quality of life

Cris S. Adolfo, Joseph U. Almazan, Jonas P. Cruz, Abdulrhman S.B. Albougami, Mark Y. Roque, Jed Montayre

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Abstract

Purpose: To determine whether nurses’ workaholic tendencies and demographic variables predict their professional quality of life. Design: A cross-sectional design was utilized among 427 Saudi nurses which conveniently selected in four tertiary public hospitals in Saudi Arabia. Findings: Nurses’ have higher workaholic tendencies level and moderate professional quality of life levels. Working more than 40 h per week correlates with one's risk of workaholism. Certain professional quality of life subscales is associated with gender, marital status, hospital experience, and work addiction tendencies. Practice Implications: The present study contributes to the development of new clinical practices by enlightening readers of the implications of workaholism for nurses’ professional quality of life, so that this can be addressed and managed properly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1144-1152
Number of pages9
JournalPerspectives in Psychiatric Care
Volume58
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • compassion
  • nurses
  • stress
  • workaholism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health

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