Document Type : Research Paper
Department of Psychology, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Department of Psychology, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IranAnd responsible author
Background and Objective: while no previous studies have assessed the association of mental fatigue and quality of life, together with the well-being of nurses; The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between mental fatigue and quality of life with the psychological well-being of nurses.
Methods The research method was descriptive-correlational. The statistical population of the study consisted of all nurses of public hospitals in Abhar city during 2019-2020 among them 190 nurses were selected by random sampling method and Estes (1996) mental fatigue questionnaire. Data were analyzed using the Pearson correlation coefficient and regression analysis.
Results: The results showed that there is a significant positive relationship between quality of life and its components with psychological well-being and a negative significant relationship between mental fatigue and psychological well-being. Also, the results of regression analysis revealed that almost 71% of the variance of nurses' psychological well-being was predictable based on the variables of quality of life and mental fatigue (p <0.01).
Conclusion: Therefore, it can be concluded that quality of life and mental exhaustion are variables related to psychological well-being, which requires the attention of hospital authorities towards improving these variables with proper psychological intervention.