Mindfulness as a personal resource to reduce work stress in the job demands-resources model
Grover, S. L., Teo, S. T. T., Pick, D., & Roche, M. A. (2017). Mindfulness as a personal resource to reduce work stress in the job demands-resources model. Stress and Health, 33(4), 426–436. https://doi.org/10.1002/smi.2726
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Based on the job demands‐resources (JD‐R) model, this study examines the different ways that the personal resource of mindfulness reduces stress. Structural equation modeling based on data from 415 Australian nurses shows that mindfulness relates directly and negatively to work stress and perceptions of emotional demands as well as buffering the relation of emotional demands on psychological stress. This study contributes to the literature by employing empirical analysis to the task of unravelling how personal resources function within the JD‐R model. It also introduces mindfulness as a personal resource in the JD‐R model.
This is an author’s accepted version of an article published in the journal: Stress and Health. Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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