”Evaluation Of Perceptions Related To Mobbing Effects Of Midwives And Nurses Working At The Hospital


” 3rd International Health Sciences and Management Conference., Sofija, Bulgaria, 3 - 06 October 2018, pp.225-235

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Sofija
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-235
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


The Problem of the Study: In the work life mobbing concept states the element of psycho-social violence related with work life. From the past decade to present, mobbing has been dealt as a problem which seriously affects physical and psychological states of employees in the modern societies. These behaviors sometimes disrupt the spiritual unity of individuals and make them turn active state into passive state. This affects the performance of the employees negatively.
The Purpose of the Study: The aim of this study was to determine whether the effects of mobbing behavior on nurses and nurses differed by demographic variables. It is also aimed to investigate the association between the psychological severity of exposure and burnout perception
Method: A quantitative approach was used. The study population consisted of 270 midwifes (n= 76) and nurses ((n=194) employed by the Amasya University Sabuncuoğlu Şerefeddin Education and Research Hospital. For this research, the whole population was used, without selecting a sampling group. Questionnaire, which was developed by Dangaç(2007) was used.
Findings and Results: As a result of the ANOVA test performed, it was put forward that there was statistically significant difference between psychological impact level of mobbing behaviors and age of midwifes (p<0.05). Significant differences were found between the midwives in the 18-25 age group and the ones in the 48 ≥ age group. It was also found that there was no difference in their psychological impact level of mobbing behaviors based on the marital status, occupation total working time and education level. There was a significant relationship between mobbing behaviars and metacognitive awareness and burnout perception (p <. 001).